Flight Physics: Models, Techniques and Technologies
by Konstantin Volkov (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2018
Number of pages: 240
The book focuses on the synthesis of the fundamental disciplines and practical applications involved in the investigation, description, and analysis of aircraft flight including applied aerodynamics, aircraft propulsion, flight performance, stability, and control. The book covers the aerodynamic models that describe the forces and moments on maneuvering aircraft and provides an overview of the concepts and methods used in flight dynamics.
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