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The Principles of the Control and Stability of Aircraft

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E. F. Relf, A. D. Young
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  • Date Published: April 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316509746

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  • First published in 1959, this second edition of a 1952 original forms part of the Cambridge Aeronautical Series. The text provides a detailed discussion regarding control and stability in aircraft, encompassing the broader subject of aircraft dynamics. Information on newer discoveries related to the effects of compressibility of air and the deformation of aircraft structures is included. A table of American and British terms and symbols is also incorporated. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in aeronautics, aerodynamics and the history of science.

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    • Date Published: April 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316509746
    • length: 408 pages
    • dimensions: 210 x 148 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword E. F. Relf
    Author's preface
    American and British terms and symbols
    1. Introductory survey
    2. Elementary mechanics of flight
    3. The equations of motion of rigid aircraft
    4. Methods for solving the dynamical equations and for investigating stability
    5. Longitudinal-symmetric motion
    6. Lateral-antisymmetric motion
    7. Flap controls in general
    8. The measurement of aerodynamic derivatives
    9. Controls for roll, pitch and yaw
    10. Static stability and manoeuvrability
    11. Stalling and the spin A. D. Young
    12. The influence of distortion of the structure
    13. The influence of the compressibility of the air
    14. Flaps for landing and take-off A. D. Young
    15. Sundry topics
    Index.

  • Author

    W. J. Duncan

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    E. F. Relf, A. D. Young

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