Introduction to Flight

Introduction to Flight

7th Edition

By John Anderson

  • Copyright: 2012

  • Publication Date: Mar 07 2011

  • ISBN 10: 0073380245

  • ISBN 13: 9780073380247

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Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography w

Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective.

Anderson covers new developments in flight, including unmanned aerial vehicles, uninhabited combat aerial vehicles, and applications of CFD in aircraft design. Many new and revised problems have been added in this edition. Chapter learning features help readers follow the text discussion while highlighting key engineering and industry applications.

  • Language: English

  • Imprint: WCB/McGraw-Hill

  • Dimension: 7.5 x 9.4

  • Page Count: 944

New Features

  • More UAV & MAV Coverage New section added on the design of Micro Air Vehicles and expanded coverage of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
  • New Homework Problems as well as updated homework problems are found throughout the text. The accompanying sketches and diagrams are also updated to represent the latest changes in technology and industry standards.

Key Features

  • Historical Anecdotes are added into the book, based on his studies and work at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Udvar-Hazy Center.
  • Outstanding Text Organization makes it easy for students to learn. Preview boxes at the beginning of each chapter, chapter opening roadmaps highlighting the goals of each chapter, more worked examples, and expanded end-of-chapter summaries format the text in a way that enhances student learning.
  • Companion Website includes solutions manual and text images www.mhhe.com/anderson
  • e-Book Option To purchase an electronic eBook version of this title visit www.CourseSmart.com (ISBN 9780077352929). With the CourseSmart eTextbook version of this title, students can save money, reduce their impact on the environment, and access powerful web tools for learning. Faculty can also review and compare the full text online without having to wait for a print desk copy.

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Introduction to Flight 7e

Chapter 1: The First Aeronautical Engineers

Chapter 2: Fundamental Thoughts

Chapter 3: The Standard Atmosphere

Chapter 4: Basic Aerodynamics

Chapter 5

Table of Contents

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Introduction to Flight 7e

Chapter 1: The First Aeronautical Engineers

Chapter 2: Fundamental Thoughts

Chapter 3: The Standard Atmosphere

Chapter 4: Basic Aerodynamics

Chapter 5: Airfoils, Wings, and Other Aerodynamics Shapes

Chapter 6: Elements of Airplane Performance

Chapter 7: Principles of Stability and Control

Chapter 8: Space Flight (Astronautics)

Chapter 9: Propulsion

Chapter 10: Hypersonic Vehicles

Appendix A Standard Atmosphere, SI Units

Appendix B Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units

Appendix C Symbols and Conversion Factors

Appendix D Airfoil Data

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About the Authors

John Anderson

John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.