Tag: Aircraft

Theory and Practice of Aircraft Performance


Ajoy Kumar Kundu, Mark A. Price, David Riordan, "Theory and Practice of Aircraft Performance"
English | 2016 | pages: 707 | ISBN: 1119074177 | PDF | 30,6 mb
Textbook introducing the fundamentals of aircraft performance using industry standards and examples: bridging the gap between academia and industry

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Smart Autonomous Aircraft


Smart Autonomous Aircraft: Flight Control and Planning for UAV by Yasmina Bestaoui Sebbane
English | True PDF | 2016 | 434 Pages | ISBN : 0367575299 | 6.3 MB
With the extraordinary growth of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in research, military, and commercial contexts, there has been a need for a reference that provides a comprehensive look at the latest research in the area. Filling this void, Smart Autonomous Aircraft: Flight Control and Planning for UAV introduces the advanced methods of flight control, planning, situation awareness, and decision making.

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British Fighter Aircraft in WWI


British Fighter Aircraft in WWI: Design, Construction and Innovation
English | 2021 | ISBN: 161200881X | 194 Pages | PDF (True) | 101 MB
World War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and as the war progressed-mass production. Each country generated its own innovations sometimes in surprising ways-Albatros Fokker, Pfalz, and Junkers in Germany and Nieuport, Spad, Sopwith and Bristol in France and Britain.

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Aircraft and Rotorcraft System Identification Engineering Methods with Flight-Test Examples


Aircraft and Rotorcraft System Identification: Engineering Methods with Flight-Test Examples by Mark B. Tischler
English | PDF | 2012 | 560 Pages | ISBN : 1600868207 | 10.6 MB
Presenting proven methods, practical guidelines, and real-world flight-test results for a wide range of state-of-the-art flight vehicles, "Aircraft and Rotorcraft System Identification, Second Edition" addresses the entire process of aircraft and rotorcraft system identification from instrumentation and flight testing to model determination, validation, and application of the results. In this highly anticipated second edition, authors Tischler and Remple have added dedicated in-depth chapters presenting extended model structures and identification results for large flexible transport aircraft, and the detailed methodology to develop a continuous full flight envelope simulation model from individual system identification models and trim test data. Topics Discussed include: Frequency-response methods that are especially well suited for system identification of flight vehicle models from flight-test data; specific guidelines for flight testing, data analysis, and the proper selection of model structure complexity; and emphasis on the importance of physical insight in model development and applications.

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Aircraft Engine Design, Second Edition


University of Washington J. Mattingly, U.S. Air Force Academy W. Heiser, University of Washington and D. Pratt, "Aircraft Engine Design, Second Edition"
English | 2003 | pages: 716 | ISBN: 1563475383 | PDF | 5,4 mb
This text presents a complete and realistic aircraft engine design experience. From the request for proposal for a new aircraft to the final engine layout, the book provides the concepts and procedures required for the entire process. It is an expanded and updated version of the first edition that emphasizes contemporary developments impacting engine design such as theta break/throttle ratio, life management, controls, and stealth. The key steps of the process are detailed in ten chapters that encompass aircraft constraint analysis, aircraft mission analysis, engine parametric (design point) analysis, engine performance (off-design) analysis, engine installation drag and sizing, and the design of inlets, fans, compressors, main combustors, turbines, afterburners, and exhaust nozzles.

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