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Mechanics of Flight


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Table of Contents

  • Contents
  • Preface to Twelfth Edition
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1 Mechanics
  • Chapter 2 Air and airflow - subsonic speeds
  • Chapter 3 Aerofoils - subsonic speeds
  • Chapter 4 Thrust
  • Chapter 5 Level flight
  • Chapter 6 Gliding, landing and low-speed flight
  • Chapter 7 Take-Off and Climb
  • Chapter 8 Manoeuvres
  • Chapter 9 Stability and control
  • Chapter 10 A trial flight
  • Chapter 11 Flight at transonic speeds
  • Chapter 12 Flight at supersonic speeds
  • Chapter 13 Space flight
  • Appendixes
  • 1 Aerofoil data
  • 2 Scale effect and Reynolds Number
  • 3 Numerical questions
  • 4 Answers to numerical questions
  • 5 Answers to non-numerical questions
  • Index

About the Author

R. H. Barnard PhD, CEng, FRAeS; formerly Principal Lecturer in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire.D. R. Philpott PhD, CEng, MRAeS; formerly Principal Aerodynamic Specialist at Raytheon Corporate Jets and Reader in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire.

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