Airplane Aerodynamics & Performance

Nearly all aerospace engineering curricula include a course on airplane aerodynamics and airplane performance as required material. This textbook delivers a comprehensive account of airplane aerodynamics and performance.

In this revised edition of Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance exhaustive coverage is provided for the atmosphere and basic aerodynamic principles and applications.

The practical aerodynamics and performance applications are stressed with new examples and illustrations. This widely used book has been updated with modern airplane and aerodynamic data.

Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance has been internationally acclaimed as a practical reference that covers the methodology and decision making involved in the process of analyzing airplane performance, and is currently used by educators and industry practitioners across the globe as both a textbook and a key reference.

Reader confusion is minimized through a systematic progression of fundamentals:

Airfoil Theory
Wing Theory
Airplane Drag
Airplane Propulsion Systems
Propeller Theory
Climb Performance and Speed
Take-Off and Landing Performance
Range and Endurance
Maneuvers and Flight Envelope