9781563477010

Introduction to Aeronautics : A Design Perspective

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    9781563477010

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    1563477017

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-08-01
  • Publisher: Amer Inst of Aeronautics &

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Table of Contents

Preface xv
Acknowledgments xvii
Nomenclature xix
Chapter 1. Design Thinking 1(40)
1.1 Introduction
1(1)
1.2 Design Method
1(5)
1.3 Design Example
6(5)
1.4 Design and Aeronautics
11(4)
1.5 Brief History of Aircraft Design
15(9)
1.6 Conclusion
24(1)
1.7 Chapter Summary
24(2)
1.8 More Details
26(10)
References
36(1)
Problems
36(5)
Chapter 2. Operating Environment 41(20)
2.1 Design Motivation
41(1)
2.2 Characteristics of the Atmosphere
42(2)
2.3 Pressure Measurement
44(2)
2.4 Standard Atmosphere
46(5)
2.5 Common Uses of the Standard Atmosphere
51(1)
2.6 Chapter Summary
52(2)
2.7 More Details-Molecular Collisions and Aerodynamics
54(3)
Reference
57(1)
Problems
57(4)
Chapter 3. Aerodynamics and Airfoils 61(52)
3.1 Design Motivation
61(1)
3.2 Basic Aerodynamics
61(5)
3.3 Basic Aerodynamics Applications
66(11)
3.4 Viscous Flow
77(8)
3.5 Airfoil Characteristics
85(10)
3.6 Chapter Summary
95(5)
3.7 More Details
100(6)
References
106(1)
Problems
106(7)
Chapter 4. Wings and Airplanes 113(60)
4.1 Design Motivation
113(1)
4.2 Wings
114(10)
4.3 High-Lift Devices
124(4)
4.4 Whole Aircraft Lift
128(1)
4.5 Whole Aircraft Drag and Drag Polar
128(4)
4.6 Mach-Number Effects
132(11)
4.7 Chapter Summary
143(7)
4.8 More Details
150(12)
4.9 Whole Aircraft Analysis Example
162(7)
References
169(1)
Problems
170(3)
Chapter 5. Performance 173(94)
5.1 Design Motivation
173(1)
5.2 Equations of Motion
173(2)
5.3 Propulsion
175(13)
5.4 Drag Curves
188(3)
5.5 Lift-to-Drag Ratio
191(1)
5.6 Power Curves
192(1)
5.7 Curve Shifts
193(2)
5.8 Glides
195(3)
5.9 Climbs
198(3)
5.10 Range and Endurance
201(16)
5.11 Takeoff and Landing
217(7)
5.12 Turns
224(7)
5.13 V-n Diagrams
231(2)
5.14 Energy Height and Specific Excess Power
233(5)
5.15 Chapter Summary
238(8)
5.16 More Details-Maneuverability Diagrams and Constraint Analysis
246(7)
5.17 Performance Analysis Example
253(7)
References
260(1)
Problems
260(7)
Chapter 6. Stability and Control 267(48)
6.1 Design Motivation
267(1)
6.2 Language
267(8)
6.3 Longitudinal Control Analysis
275(3)
6.4 Longitudinal Stability
278(7)
6.5 Dynamic Longitudinal Stability
285(2)
6.6 Lateral-Directional Stability
287(6)
6.7 Dynamic Lateral-Directional Stability
293(2)
6.8 Chapter Summary
295(5)
6.9 More Details-Calculating Stability Parameters
300(5)
6.10 Stability and Control Analysis Example: F-16A and F-16C
305(6)
Reference
311(1)
Problems
311(4)
Chapter 7. Structures 315(30)
7.1 Design Motivation
315(1)
7.2 Solid Mechanics
315(6)
7.3 Types of Stress
321(2)
7.4 Loads
323(5)
7.5 Structural Layout
328(3)
7.6 Materials
331(1)
7.7 Component Sizing
332(7)
7.8 Structural Sizing Example
339(1)
7.9 Weight Estimates
340(1)
7.10 Finite Element Analysis
340(1)
7.11 Chapter Summary
341(1)
References
342(1)
Problems
342(3)
Chapter 8. Sizing 345(34)
8.1 Design Motivation
345(1)
8.2 Internal Layout
346(1)
8.3 Structures and Weight
347(3)
8.4 Geometry Constraints
350(4)
8.5 Mission Analysis
354(8)
8.6 Sizing Equation
362(2)
8.7 Weight Fraction Method
364(1)
8.8 Weight and Balance
365(2)
8.9 Mission Analysis and Sizing Example
367(6)
8.10 AeroDYNAMIC
373(1)
8.11 Cost
373(2)
8.12 Chapter Summary
375(2)
References
377(1)
Problems
378(1)
Chapter 9. Putting It All Together: Conceptual Aircraft Design 379(18)
9.1 Introduction
379(1)
9.2 Overview of the 12 Activities
380(1)
9.3 Customer Focus
381(1)
9.4 Design Synthesis
382(1)
9.5 Geometry Modeling and Engineering Drawing
383(1)
9.6 Aerodynamic Analysis
383(3)
9.7 Propulsion Analysis
386(1)
9.8 Constraint Analysis
387(2)
9.9 Mission Analysis
389(1)
9.10 Weight Analysis
390(1)
9.11 Sizing
391(1)
9.12 Cost Analysis
392(1)
9.13 Optimization
392(1)
9.14 Performance Reporting
393(1)
9.15 Putting It All Together
393(2)
References
395(2)
Chapter 10. Case Studies and Future Aircraft Designs 397(40)
10.1 Introduction
397(1)
10.2 Case Study 1: 1903 Wright Flyer
398(5)
10.3 Case Study 2: Douglas DC-3
403(16)
10.4 Case Study 3: Evolution of the F-16
419(8)
10.5 Opportunities in Aircraft Design
427(6)
10.6 Design Thinking in Other Contexts
433(1)
References
434(3)
Appendix A: Glossary 437(12)
Appendix B: Supplemental Data 449(44)
Appendix C: Answers 493(10)
Index 503(6)
Supporting Materials 509

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