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Aerodynamics of wings and bodies

Author: Holt Ashley; Mårten Landahl
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1985, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Dover edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holt Ashley; Mårten Landahl
ISBN: 0486648990 9780486648996
OCLC Number: 12021729
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1965.
Description: vii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Review of fundamentals of fluid mechanics --
Constant-density inviscid flow --
Singular perturbation problems --
Effects of viscosity --
Thin-wing theory --
Slender-body theory --
Three-dimensional wings in steady, subsonic flow --
Three-dimensional thin wings in steady supersonic flow --
Drag at supersonic speeds --
Use of flow-reversal theorems in drag minimization problems --
Interference and nonplanar lifting-surface theories --
Transonic small-disturbance flow --
Unsteady flow.
Responsibility: Holt Ashley, Marten Landahl.
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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.

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