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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Gordon Leishman
|Notes:||Previous ed.: 2000.
|Description:||xxxvii, 826 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Acknowledgements; List of main symbols; 1. Introduction: a history of helicopter flight; 2. Fundamentals of rotor aerodynamics; 3. Blade element analysis; 4. Rotating blade motion; 5. Helicopter performance; 6. Aerodynamics design of helicopters; 7. Aerodynamics of rotor airfoils; 8. Unsteady airfoil behavior; 9. Dynamic stall; 10. Rotor wakes and blade tip vortices; 11. Rotor-airframe interaction aerodynamics; 12. Autogiros and gyroplanes; 13. Aerodynamics of wind turbines; 14. Computational methods for helicopter aerodynamics; Appendix; Index.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge aerospace series.|
|Responsibility:||J. Gordon Leishman.|
'... Professor Leishman has provided a significant addition to the literature that will prove its worth for many years to come.' Alfred Gessow, Vertiflite '... a complete treatment of the subject,