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Flight Dynamics

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ISBN-10: 0691114072

ISBN-13: 9780691114071

Edition: 2005

Authors: Robert F. Stengel

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Flight Dynamicstakes a new approach to the science and mathematics of aircraft flight, unifying principles of aeronautics with contemporary systems analysis. While presenting traditional material that is critical to understanding aircraft motions, it does so in the context of modern computational tools and multivariable methods. Robert Stengel devotes particular attention to models and techniques that are appropriate for analysis, simulation, evaluation of flying qualities, and control system design. He establishes bridges to classical analysis and results, and explores new territory that was treated only inferentially in earlier books. This book combines a highly accessible style of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.212
Language: English

Introduction
Exploring the flight envelope
Dynamics of aircraft motion
Methods of analysis and design
Longitudinal motions
Lateral-directional motions
Coupled longitudinal and lateral-directional motions
Epilogue
Constants, units, and conversion factors
Mathematical model and six-degree-of-freedom simulation of a business jet aircraft
Linear system survey
Paper airplane program
Bibliography of NASA reports related to aircraft configuration aerodynamics