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    Mp Introduction to Flight with Engineering Subscription Card

    ISBN-10: 0072990716
    ISBN-13: 9780072990713
    Author(s): John Anderson
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    Edition: 5th
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 800
    Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
    Weight: 3.432
    Language: English

    About the Author
    Preface to the Fifth Edition
    Preface to the First Edition
    The First Aeronautical Engineers
    Introduction
    Very Early Developments
    Sir George Cayley (1773-1857)--The True Inventor of the Airplane
    The Interregnum--From 1853 to 1891
    Otto Lilienthal (1848-1896)--The Glider Man
    Percy Pilcher (1867-1899)--Extending the Glider Tradition
    Aeronautics Comes to America
    Wilbur (1867-1912) and Orville (1871-1948) Wright--Inventors of the First Practical Airplane
    The Aeronautical Triangle--Langley, the Wrights, and Glenn Curtiss
    The Problem of Propulsion
    Faster and Higher
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Fundamental Thoughts
    Fundamental Physical Quantities of a Flowing Gas
    Pressure
    Density
    Temperature
    Flow Velocity and Streamlines
    The Source of All Aerodynamic Forces
    Equation of State for a Perfect Gas
    Discussion of Units
    Specific Volume
    Anatomy of the Airplane
    Anatomy of a Space Vehicle
    Historical Note: The NACA and NASA
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    The Standard Atmosphere
    Definition of Altitude
    Hydrostatic Equation
    Relation Between Geopotential and Geometric Altitudes
    Definition of the Standard Atmosphere
    Pressure, Temperature, and Density Altitudes
    Historical Note: The Standard Atmosphere
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Basic Aerodynamics
    Continuity Equation
    Incompressible and Compressible Flow
    Momentum Equation
    A Comment
    Elementary Thermodynamics
    Isentropic Flow
    Energy Equation
    Summary of Equations
    Speed of Sound
    Low-Speed Subsonic Wind Tunnels
    Measurement of Airspeed
    Incompressible Flow
    Subsonic Compressible Flow
    Supersonic Flow
    Summary
    Some Additional Considerations
    More on Compressible Flow
    More on Equivalent Airspeed
    Supersonic Wind Tunnels and Rocket Engines
    Discussion of Compressibility
    Introduction to Viscous Flow
    Results for a Laminar Boundary Layer
    Results for a Turbulent Boundary Layer
    Compressibility Effects on Skin Friction
    Transition
    Flow Separation
    Summary of Viscous Effects on Drag
    Historical Note: Bernoulli and Euler
    Historical Note: The Pitot Tube
    Historical Note: The First Wind Tunnels
    Historical Note: Osborne Reynolds and His Number
    Historical Note: Prandtl and the Development of the Boundary Layer Concept
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Airfoils, Wings, and Other Aerodynamic Shapes
    Introduction
    Airfoil Nomenclature
    Lift, Drag, and Moment Coefficients
    Airfoil Data
    Infinite Versus Finite Wings
    Pressure Coefficient
    Obtaining Lift Coefficient from C[subscript p]
    Compressibility Correction for Lift Coefficient
    Critical Mach Number and Critical Pressure Coefficient
    Drag-Divergence Mach Number
    Wave Drag (at Supersonic Speeds)
    Summary of Airfoil Drag
    Finite Wings
    Calculation of Induced Drag
    Change in the Lift Slope
    Swept Wings
    Flaps--A Mechanism for High Lift
    Aerodynamics of Cylinders and Spheres
    How Lift Is Produced--Some Alternate Explanations
    Historical Note: Airfoils and Wings
    The Wright Brothers
    British and U.S. Airfoils (1910 to 1920)
    1920 to 1930
    Early NACA Four-Digit Airfoils
    Later NACA Airfoils
    Modern Airfoil Work
    Finite Wings
    Historical Note: Ernst Mach and His Number
    Historical Note: The First Manned Supersonic Flight
    Historical Note: The X-15--First Manned Hypersonic Airplane and Stepping-Stone to the Space Shuttle
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Elements of Airplane Performance
    Introduction: The Drag Polar
    Equations of Motion
    Thrust Required for Level, Unaccelerated Flight
    Thrust Available and Maximum Velocity
    Power Required for Level, Unaccelerated Flight
    Power Available and Maximum Velocity
    Reciprocating Engine-Propeller Combination
    Jet Engine
    Altitude Effects on Power Required and Available
    Rate of Climb
    Gliding Flight
    Absolute and Service Ceilings
    Time to Climb
    Range and Endurance--Propeller-Driven Airplane
    Physical Considerations
    Quantitative Formulation
    Breguet Formulas (Propeller-Driven Airplane)
    Range and Endurance--Jet Airplane
    Physical Considerations
    Quantitative Formulation
    Relations Between C[subscript D,0] and C[subscript D,i]
    Takeoff Performance
    Landing Performance
    Turning Flight and the V-n Diagram
    Accelerated Rate of Climb (Energy Method)
    Special Considerations for Supersonic Airplanes
    Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
    A Comment, and More on the Aspect Ratio
    Historical Note: Drag Reduction--The NACA Cowling and the Fillet
    Historical Note: Early Predictions of Airplane Performance
    Historical Note: Breguet and the Range Formula
    Historical Note: Aircraft Design--Evolution and Revolution
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Principles of Stability and Control
    Introduction
    Definition of Stability and Control
    Static Stability
    Dynamic Stability
    Control
    Partial Derivative
    Moments on the Airplane
    Absolute Angle of Attack
    Criteria for Longitudinal Static Stability
    Quantitative Discussion: Contribution of the Wing to M[subscript cg]
    Contribution of the Tail to M[subscript cg]
    Total Pitching Moment About the Center of Gravity
    Equations for Longitudinal Static Stability
    Neutral Point
    Static Margin
    Concept of Static Longitudinal Control
    Calculation of Elevator Angle to Trim
    Stick-Fixed Versus Stick-Free Static Stability
    Elevator Hinge Moment
    Stick-Free Longitudinal Static Stability
    Directional Static Stability
    Lateral Static Stability
    A Comment
    Historical Note: The Wright Brothers Versus the European Philosophy on Stability and Control
    Historical Note: The Development of Flight Controls
    Historical Note: The "Tuck-Under" Problem
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Space Flight (Astronautics)
    Introduction
    Differential Equations
    Lagrange's Equation
    Orbit Equation
    Force and Energy
    Equation of Motion
    Space Vehicle Trajectories--Some Basic Aspects
    Kepler's Laws
    Introduction to Earth and Planetary Entry
    Exponential Atmosphere
    General Equations of Motion for Atmospheric Entry
    Application to Ballistic Entry
    Entry Heating
    Lifting Entry, with Application to the Space Shuttle
    Historical Note: Kepler
    Historical Note: Newton and the Law of Gravitation
    Historical Note: Lagrange
    Historical Note: Unmanned Space Flight
    Historical Note: Manned Space Flight
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Propulsion
    Introduction
    Propeller
    Reciprocating Engine
    Jet Propulsion--The Thrust Equation
    Turbojet Engine
    Turbofan Engine
    Ramjet Engine
    Rocket Engine
    Rocket Propellants--Some Considerations
    Liquid Propellants
    Solid Propellants
    A Comment
    Rocket Equation
    Rocket Staging
    Electric Propulsion
    Electron-Ion Thruster
    Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster
    Arc-Jet Thruster
    A Comment
    Historical Note: Early Propeller Development
    Historical Note: Early Development of the Internal Combustion Engine for Aviation
    Historical Note: Inventors of Early Jet Engines
    Historical Note: Early History of Rocket Engines
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Flight Vehicle Structures and Materials
    Introduction
    Some Physics of Solid Materials
    Stress
    Strain
    Other Cases
    Stress-Strain Diagram
    Some Elements of an Aircraft Structure
    Materials
    Fatigue
    Some Comments
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Hypersonic Vehicles
    Introduction
    Physical Aspects of Hypersonic Flow
    Thin Shock Layers
    Entropy Layer
    Viscous Interaction
    High-Temperature Effects
    Low-Density Flow
    Recapitulation
    Newtonian Law for Hypersonic Flow
    Some Comments on Hypersonic Airplanes
    Summary
    Bibliography
    Problems
    Standard Atmosphere, SI Units
    Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units
    Symbols and Conversion Factors
    Airfoil Data
    Index

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