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Fundamentals of aircraft and airship design

Author: Leland M Nicolai; Grant Carichner
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2010-
Series: AIAA educational series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines a modern conceptual design of both airships and hybrids and features nine behind-the-scens case studies. The authors address the conceptual design phase, for both civil and military  Read more...

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Nicolai, Leland M. (Leland Malcolm).
Fundamentals of aircraft and airship design.
Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010-
(DLC) 2010012955
(OCoLC)608490883
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leland M Nicolai; Grant Carichner
ISBN: 9781600868986 1600868983
OCLC Number: 765135975
Notes: Rev. and expanded ed. of: Fundamentals of aircraft design / Leland M. Nicolai. 1975.
Title from title screen.
V.1. Aircraft design.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. Aircraft design. Introduction ; Review of practical aerodynamics ; Aircraft performance methods ; Aircraft operating envelope ; Preliminary estimate of takeoff weight ; Estimating the takeoff wing loading ; Selecting the planform and airfoil section ; Preliminary fuselage sizing and design ; High-lift devices ; Takeoff and landing analysis ; Preliminary sizing of the vertical and horizontal tails ; Designing for survivability (stealth) ; Estimating wing-body aerodynamics ; Propulsion system fundamentals ; Turbine engine inlet design ; Corrections for turbine engine installation ; Propeller propulsion systems ; Propulsion system thrust sizing ; Structures and materials ; Refined weight estimate ; Static stability and control ; Trim drag and maneuvering flight ; Control surface sizing criteria ; Life cycle cost ; Trade studies and sizing --
Appendix A : Conversions --
Appendix B : Atmospheric data --
Appendix C : Isentropic compressible flow functions --
Appendix D : Normal shock functions for a perfect gas --
Appendix E : Plane oblique and conical shocks --
Appendix F : NACA airfoil nomenclature and data --
Appendix G : Aerodynamic data of real aircraft --
Appendix H : Aerodynamics of wing-body combinations --
Appendix I : Aircraft weights data --
Appendix J : Propulsion data --
Appendix K : Miscellaneous data.
Series Title: AIAA educational series.
Responsibility: Leland M. Nicolai, Grant Carichner.

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