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Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics: Performance, Static Stability, Dynamic Stability, Classical Feedback Control, and State-Space Foundations (AIAA Education), Hardcover, 2nd Revised ed. Edition by Thomas R Yechout


Hardcover: 2nd Revised ed. Edition

Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Publisher: AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics)
Hardcover : 700 pages
Edition: 2nd Revised ed. Edition
Author: Thomas R Yechout
ISBN-10: 1624102549
ISBN-13: 9781624102547

Product Description Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics, Second Edition revises and expands this acclaimed, widely adopted textbook. Outstanding for use in undergraduate aeronautical engineering curricula, it is written for those first encountering the topic by clearly explaining the concepts and derivations of equations involved in aircraft flight mechanics. It begins with a review of basic aerodynamics and propulsion and continues through aircraft performance, equations of motion, static stability, linearizing equations of motion, dynamic stability, classical feedback control, stability and control augmentation, Bode, state space, and special topics. The second edition also features insights about the A-10 based upon the author s career experience with this aircraft. About the Author Thomas R. Yechout is a Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He earned his Doctor of Engineering degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas and is an AIAA Associate Fellow. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the NASA Outstanding Achievement Award, Frank J. Seiler Award for Research Excellence, and the Heiser Award as the Outstanding USAFA Senior Faculty Educator. He was also honored by the Carnegie Foundation as the 2011 Colorado Professor of the Year. His background includes development and flight testing of the F/FB-111, A-7D, F-4E, and Lear 35 aircraft as well as extensive experience with the A-10. In addition, he has served as the principal investigator for numerous wind tunnel investigation programs, holds the patent for the Rakelet wing tip modification concept, and has authored over 200 technical publications.

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