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Author Takahashi, Timothy., author.

Title Aircraft performance and sizing. Volume II, Applied aerodynamic design / Timothy Takahashi.

Published New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvii, 250 pages) : illustrations.
Series Aerospace engineering collection
Aerospace engineering collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Systems engineering and the design process -- 1.1 The systems engineering vee, a plan for success -- 1.2 Conceptual design -- 1.3 Multidisciplinary trade studies -- 1.4 Model fidelity -- 1.5 Detail design -- 1.6 Risk reduction and mitigation --
2. Weight and volume estimation -- 2.1 A self referential problem: how much an aircraft weighs at takeoff is a function of how much it weighs empty -- 2.2 Approaches to aircraft sizing -- 2.3 Empirical methods to estimate empty weight -- 2.4 Modeling and simulation methods to estimate empty weight -- 2.5 Estimating mass moments of inertia --
3. Stability and controllability -- 3.1 Aerodynamic database generation -- 3.2 Aerodynamic database presentation -- 3.3 Empirical methods to size the vertical and horizontal tail -- 3.4 Modeling and simulation approach to stability and control -- 3.5 Longitudinal trim -- 3.6 Longitudinal stability -- 3.7 CG placement, horizontal tail, and elevator sizing -- 3.8 Lateral-directional trim -- 3.9 Lateral-directional stability -- 3.10 Lateral-directional control --
4. Field performance principles -- 4.1 Takeoff in a nutshell -- 4.2 Simplified statistical method for takeoff -- 4.3 Computing takeoff cue speeds -- 4.4 Modeling and simulation methods for takeoff -- 4.5 Takeoff noise, certification and abatement procedures -- 4.6 Approach and landing in a nutshell -- 4.7 Computing landing cue speeds -- 4.8 Simplified statistical model for landing -- 4.9 Modeling and simulation methods for landing --
5. The aerodynamic design of wings -- 5.1 Planform geometry -- 5.2 Three-dimensional flow effects -- 5.3 Transonic flow over two-dimensional airfoils -- 5.4 Selecting an appropriate airfoil for transonic flight -- 5.5 Sweep effects -- 5.6 Nonplanarity -- 5.7 Designing a wing for optimal performance --
6. Aircraft sizing and synthesis, putting it all together -- 6.1 Aircraft sizing in a nutshell -- 6.2 Simple sizing using Breguet's equation -- 6.3 Sizing using a multidisciplinary optimization approach -- 6.4 Systems design examples -- 6.5 Afterword -- Index.
Restrictions Restricted to libraries which purchase an unrestricted PDF download via an IP.
Summary This book is a concise practical treatise for the student or experienced professional aircraft designer. This volume comprises key applied subjects for performance based aircraft design: systems engineering principles; aircraft mass properties estimation; the aerodynamic design of transonic wings; aircraft stability and control; takeoff and landing runway performance. This book may serve as a textbook for an undergraduate aircraft design course or as a reference for the classically trained practicing engineer.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on March 17, 2016).
Subject Airplanes -- Design and construction.
Airplanes -- Performance.
Aircraft Design
Aircraft Performance
Aircraft Sizing,
Aircraft Stability
Aircraft Control
Libros electronicos.
Variant Title Applied aerodynamic design.
ISBN 9781606509463 electronic
9781606509456 print