Introduction to Flight (McGraw-Hill Series in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering)

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Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective.

This edition covers new developments in flight, including unmanned aerial vehicles, uninhabited combat aerial vehicles, and applications of CFD in aircraft design. Many new and revised problems have been added in this edition. Chapter learning features help readers follow the text discussion while highlighting key engineering and industry applications.

A new Book Website includes problem solutions and PowerPoint slides of selected illustrations for class presentation.

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Published in March 2004, and noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. "Introduction to Flight" blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective. New content includes coverage of: the last days of the Concorde and the centennial of the Wright Brothers' flight; the Mariner and Voyager 2 missions; geometric and geopotential altitudes; and uninhabited aerial vehicles [UAVs]. Preview Boxes, new to this edition, provide students with a snapshot of what they are to learn in each chapter.

About the Author:

John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.

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