Aerodynamics, Aeronautics and Flight Mechanics
A New Edition of the Most Effective Text/Reference in the Field! Aerodynamics, Aeronautics, and Flight Mechanics, Second Edition Barnes W. McCormick, Pennsylvania State University 57506-2 When the first edition of Aerodynamics, Aeronautics, and Flight Mechanics was published, it quickly became one of the most important teaching and reference tools in the field. Not only did generations of students learn from it, they continue to use it on the jobthe first edition remains one of the most well-thumbed guides youll find in an airplane company. Now this classic text/reference is available in a bold new edition. All new material and the interweaving of the computer throughout make the Second Edition even more practical and current than before! A New Edition as Complete and Applied as the First Both analytical and applied in nature, Aerodynamics, Aeronautics, and Flight Mechanics presents all necessary derivations to understand basic principles and then applies this material to specific examples. Youll find complete coverage of the full range of topics, from aerodynamics to propulsion to performance to stability and control.
Plus, the new Second Edition boasts the same careful integration of concepts that was an acclaimed feature of the previous edition. For example, Chapters 9, 10, and 11 give a fully integrated presentation of static, dynamic, and automatic stability and control. These three chapters form the basis of a complete course on stability and control. New Features Youll Find in the Second EditionA new chapter on helicopter and V/STOL aircraft introduces a phase of aerodynamics not covered in most current textsEven more material than the previous edition, including coverage of stealth airplanes and delta wingsExtensive use of the computer throughout each chapter now contains several computer exercisesA computer disk with programs written by the author is available