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Aerodynamics of Wings and Bodies

Aerodynamics of Wings and Bodies

  • Author: Holt Ashley,Marten Landahl
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486648990
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 279
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This excellent, innovative reference offers a wealth of useful information and a solid background in the fundamentals of aerodynamics. Fluid mechanics, constant density inviscid flow, singular perturbation problems, viscosity, thin-wing and slender body theories, drag minimalization, and other essentials are addressed in a lively, literate manner and accompanied by diagrams.

Introductory Aerodynamics and Hydrodynamics of Wings and Bodies

Introductory Aerodynamics and Hydrodynamics of Wings and Bodies

A Software-Based Approach

  • Author: Frederick O. Smetana
  • Publisher: AIAA
  • ISBN: 9781600860836
  • Category: Aerodynamics
  • Page: 241
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Annotation This textbook and its six supporting computer programs provide theoretical modeling of the aerodynamic characteristics of wings and bodies at low Mach numbers. The approach presented directly helps engineering students improve problem-solving skills by teaching them to discern the necessary steps associated with solving analytical problems. The book also presents a justification and rationale for validating end results that leave the student with an understanding of the answer. The text differs from others by providing interactive computer programs that allow the student to conduct trade studies. It provides case-specific software that permits the student to do considerably more characteristic analysis of user-selected wings and bodies than is possible with other introductory textbooks. In addition, the algorithms are capable of working problems at a level well beyond those typically solved by hand in other textbooks. This approach allows students to determine easily the effects of modifying parameters and geometry. Another benefit of using this textbook is the understanding students gain of the capabilities of large industrial codes.

Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics

Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics

  • Author: Tapan K. Sengupta
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118787579
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 516
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Aerodynamics has seen many developments due to the growth of scientific computing, which has caused the design cycle time of aerospace vehicles to be heavily reduced. Today computational aerodynamics appears in the preliminary step of a new design, relegating costly, time-consuming wind tunnel testing to the final stages of design. Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics is aimed to be a comprehensive textbook, covering classical aerodynamic theories and recent applications made possible by computational aerodynamics. It starts with a discussion on lift and drag from an overall dynamical approach, and after stating the governing Navier-Stokes equation, covers potential flows and panel method. Low aspect ratio and delta wings (including vortex breakdown) are also discussed in detail, and after introducing boundary layer theory, computational aerodynamics is covered for DNS and LES. Other topics covered are on flow transition to analyse NLF airfoils, bypass transition, streamwise and cross-flow instability over swept wings, viscous transonic flow over airfoils, low Reynolds number aerodynamics, high lift devices and flow control. Key features: Blends classical theories of incompressible aerodynamics to panel methods Covers lifting surface theories and low aspect ratio wing and wing-body aerodynamics Presents computational aerodynamics from first principles for incompressible and compressible flows Covers unsteady and low Reynolds number aerodynamics Includes an up-to-date account of DNS of airfoil aerodynamics including flow transition for NLF airfoils Contains chapter problems and illustrative examples Accompanied by a website hosting problems and a solution manual Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate students, and is also aimed to be a useful resource book on aerodynamics for researchers and practitioners in the research labs and the industry.

Understanding Aerodynamics

Understanding Aerodynamics

Arguing from the Real Physics

  • Author: Doug McLean
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118454227
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 576
  • View: 8567
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Much-needed, fresh approach that brings a greater insight intothe physical understanding of aerodynamics Based on the author’s decades of industrial experiencewith Boeing, this book helps students and practicing engineers togain a greater physical understanding of aerodynamics. Relying onclear physical arguments and examples, Mclean provides amuch-needed, fresh approach to this sometimes contentious subjectwithout shying away from addressing "real" aerodynamic situationsas opposed to the oversimplified ones frequently used formathematical convenience. Motivated by the belief that engineeringpractice is enhanced in the long run by a robust understanding ofthe basics as well as real cause-and-effect relationships that liebehind the theory, he provides intuitive physical interpretationsand explanations, debunking commonly-held misconceptions andmisinterpretations, and building upon the contrasts provided bywrong explanations to strengthen understanding of the rightones. Provides a refreshing view of aerodynamics that is based on theauthor’s decades of industrial experience yet is alwaystied to basic fundamentals. Provides intuitive physical interpretations and explanations,debunking commonly-held misconceptions and misinterpretations Offers new insights to some familiar topics, for example, whatthe Biot-Savart law really means and why it causes so muchconfusion, what “Reynolds number” and“incompressible flow” really mean, and a real physicalexplanation for how an airfoil produces lift. Addresses "real" aerodynamic situations as opposed to theoversimplified ones frequently used for mathematical convenience,and omits mathematical details whenever the physical understandingcan be conveyed without them.

High Angle of Attack Aerodynamics

High Angle of Attack Aerodynamics

Subsonic, Transonic, and Supersonic Flows

  • Author: Josef Rom
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461228247
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 399
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The aerodynamics of aircraft at high angles of attack is a subject which is being pursued diligently, because the modern agile fighter aircraft and many of the current generation of missiles must perform well at very high incidence, near and beyond stall. However, a comprehensive presentation of the methods and results applicable to the studies of the complex aerodynamics at high angle of attack has not been covered in monographs or textbooks. This book is not the usual textbook in that it goes beyond just presenting the basic theoretical and experimental know-how, since it contains reference material to practical calculation methods and technical and experimental results which can be useful to the practicing aerospace engineers and scientists. It can certainly be used as a text and reference book for graduate courses on subjects related to high angles of attack aerodynamics and for topics related to three-dimensional separation in viscous flow courses. In addition, the book is addressed to the aerodynamicist interested in a comprehensive reference to methods of analysis and computations of high angle of attack flow phenomena and is written for the aerospace scientist and engineer who is familiar with the basic concepts of viscous and inviscid flows and with computational methods used in fluid dynamics.

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War: From the Home Front to the Battlefields [2 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of American Women at War: From the Home Front to the Battlefields [2 volumes]

  • Author: Lisa Tendrich Frank
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 159884444X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 804
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A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day. • An extensive bibliography offers additional reading and research opportunities • Accessibly written essays introduce the thematic developments of each major conflict in American history • Supporting photographs and illustrations depict key female figures • An informative overview in the frontmatter provides historical context to women's roles in the military

Plasticity Theory

Plasticity Theory

  • Author: Jacob Lubliner
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486318206
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 544
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The aim of Plasticity Theory is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary state of knowledge in basic plasticity theory and to its applications. It treats several areas not commonly found between the covers of a single book: the physics of plasticity, constitutive theory, dynamic plasticity, large-deformation plasticity, and numerical methods, in addition to a representative survey of problems treated by classical methods, such as elastic-plastic problems, plane plastic flow, and limit analysis; the problem discussed come from areas of interest to mechanical, structural, and geotechnical engineers, metallurgists and others. The necessary mathematics and basic mechanics and thermodynamics are covered in an introductory chapter, making the book a self-contained text suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, as well as a reference for practitioners of solid mechanics.

Fixed and Flapping Wing Aerodynamics for Micro Air Vehicle Applications

Fixed and Flapping Wing Aerodynamics for Micro Air Vehicle Applications

  • Author: Thomas J. Mueller
  • Publisher: AIAA
  • ISBN: 9781600864469
  • Category: Aerodynamics
  • Page: 595
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