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Aerodynamics Books

This section contains free e-books and guides on Aerodynamics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Aerodynamics Lecture Notes

This note covers the following topics: Kinematics of a Fluid Element, Stress-Strain Relationship for a Newtonian Fluid, Brequet Range Equation, Coordination Transformations for Strain and Stress Rates, Equations of Aircraft Motion, Viscous Flow, Integral Boundary Layer Equations, Correlation Methods for Integral Boundary Layers, Falkner-Skan Flows, Three-Dimensional Wall Effects, Subsonic Small Disturbance Potential Flow, Waves in 1D Compressible Flow, Normal Shock Waves, Linearized Compressible Potential Flow Governing Equation, Oblique Shock Waves, Prandtl-Meyer Expansion Waves, Computational Methods for the Euler Equations, Solution Convergence.

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An introduction to Aerodynamics

This note covers the following topics: The aerodynamic forces, Practical applications, Fundamental flow parameters, Flow regimes, Critical Mach numbers, Drag of an aircraft, Wing geometry, Airfoil aerodynamic characteristics, Hydrostatics, Stevinoís law, Fluid particle kinematics, Streamlines and strakelines, Conservation of mass, Bernoulliís theorem, Two-dimensional flow, Pressure and forces on the cylinder, Rotating circular cylinder, Thin airfoil theory, Schrenkís method, The turbulence, Fluid particle kinematics, Supersonic, thin and cambered airfoil, Normal shock waves, Transonic flow.

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Principles of Aerodynamics

This note covers the following topics: Historical Background, Parts of an Aircraft, Stability, Aerospace Terminology, Forces on Aircraft, Lift and Drag, Airfoils, Pi Theorem, Energy Equation, Substantial Derivative, Pathline and stream line, Uniform Flow, source flow, Uniform Flow, Propulsion, Operational Envelopes, Standard Atmosphere, Air-breathing Engines, Aircraft Performance, Rocket Engines, Review of Gas Dynamics, H-K Diagram, Normal shock wave, Flow with heat addition, Flow with friction.

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