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Principles of helicopter aerodynamics

Author: J Gordon Leishman
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge aerospace series, 12
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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This text provides a thorough, modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and other rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft. It covers basic topics of aerodynamic analysis,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Leishman
ISBN: 0521523966 9780521523967
OCLC Number: 912326631
Description: xxxix, 496 p. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; List of main symbols; List of figures; List of tables; 1. Introduction: a history of helicopter flight; 2. Fundamentals of rotor aerodynamics; 3. Blade element analysis; 4. Rotating blade motion; 5. Basic helicopter performance; 6. Conceptual design of helicopters; 7. Rotor airfoil aerodynamics; 8. Unsteady aerodynamics; 9. Dynamic stall; 10. Rotor wakes and tip vortices; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge aerospace series, 12
Responsibility: J. Gordon Leishman.

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