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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students

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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students

E.L. Houghton, P.W. Carpenter

ISBN 0750651113
Pages 608

Already established as the leading course text on aerodynamics, Aerodynamics for Engineering Students has been revised to include the latest developments in flow control and boundary layers, and their influence on modern wing design, as well as introducing recent advances in the understanding of fundamental fluid dynamics. Computational methods have been expanded and updated to reflect the modern approaches to aerodynamic design and research in the aeronautical industry and elsewhere, and the structure of the text has been developed to reflect current course requirements.

The book is designed to be accessible and practical. Theory is developed logically within each chapter with notation, symbols and units well defined throughout, and the text is fully illustrated with worked examples and exercises.

Introduction Basic fluid mechanics I Basic fluid mechanics II The elements of two-dimensional wing theory Finite wing theory Viscous flow and boundary layers Wings in compressible flow Aspects of wing design and flow control Propellers and propulsion Bibliography.