This text provides a thorough, modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and other rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft. It covers basic topics of aerodynamic analysis, helicopter performance and design, and advanced topics, including airfoil flows and unsteady aerodynamics. Every chapter includes numerous illustrations, a bibliography, and homework problems.
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'… Professor Leishman has provided a significant addition to the literature that will prove its worth for many years to come.' Alfred Gessow, Vertiflite
'… a complete treatment of the subject, pulling together between its covers all the relevant topics in a useable manner. The book will be suitable for anyone in the industry or academia who has to function at a high technical level. In particular, I recommend it highly to those of us who are not aerodynamicists per se, but need to be increasingly well informed on aerodynamic matters …' Stewart Houston, Aerospace Journal
'Not only is this book a good text for the graduate student but it is also a good book for practical engineers and researchers … This book is an excellent addition to a reference library.' Chee Tung, AIAA Journal
J. Gordon Leishman is the Minta Martin Chair of Engineering and Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland. He is a former aerodynamicist at Westland Helicopters and has written extensively on topics in helicopter aerodynamics. Dr Leishman is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is also Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the American Helicopter Society.
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Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2006. Couverture rigide. Estado de conservación: Neuf. 2ème Édition. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-18265207534
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0521858607