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Flight physics : essentials of aeronautical disciplines and technology, with historical notes

Author: Egbert Torenbeek; H Wittenberg; Simeon Calvert
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives an introduction, with extensive historical notes, to the principal disciplines of aeronautics. Overviews of the history of aviation and basic aeronautical terms are followed by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Egbert Torenbeek; H Wittenberg; Simeon Calvert
ISBN: 9781402086632 1402086636 1402086644 9781402086649
OCLC Number: 430441841
Language Note: Text in English; translated from the original Dutch.
Notes: Translated from the Dutch 'Aëronautiek: Grondslagen en Technick van het Vliegen, ' Delft University Press, 2002. Translated and re-edited by Simeon Calvert and Egbert Torenbeek."--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 535 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: History of aviation --
Introduction to atmospheric flight --
Low-speed aerodynamics --
Lift and drag at low speeds --
Aircraft engines and propulsion --
Aeroplane performance --
Stability and control --
Helicopter flight mechanics --
High-speed flight --
Appendix A. Units and dimensions --
Appendix B. Principles of aerostatics.
Other Titles: Aëronautiek.
Essentials of aeronautical disciplines and technology, with historical notes
Responsibility: E. Torenbeek, H. Wittenberg ; [translated and re-edited by Simeon Calvert and Egbert Torenbeek.].

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