Model Aircraft Aerodynamics
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BeschreibungNow celebrating its 4th edition with much additional material of particular interest to radio control and helicopter enthusiasts, this remains the world's authoritative work on aerodynamic theory for model flight.
InhaltsverzeichnisFundamentals. Factors affecting Lift and Drag. Scale Effect and the Boundary Layer. Basic Model Performance Problems. Reducing Vortex-Induced Drag. Aspect Ratio. Planform, Twist, Wing Tips and Winglets. Aerofoils - Camber, Turbulent Flow, Laminar Flow. Wind Tunnel. Parasite Drag. Trim and Stability. Control. Propellers. Helicopter Rotor.
PortraitMartin Simons' interest in aviation goes back more than sixty years. He remains actively involved in designing, building and flying model aircraft and full-scale sailplanes. Born in England in 1930, he now lives in Australia where for twenty-five years he was a senior lecturer in education at the University of Adelaide. He has published numerous articles and several books on model flying and was the editor of Australian Gliding magazine for ten years.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEXUS SPECIAL INTERESTS
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2000
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten