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Helicopter and Airplane Dynamics Books

Helicopter and Airplane Dynamics Books

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

Advanced Theory of Helicopter

This note covers the following topics: Principles of Helicopter and VTOL Flight, Rotary wing Areodynamics, Helicopter performance in hover and in forward flight, Simple control concepts for helicopters, flapping dynamics and control moments, Rotary wing aeroelasticity, The helicopter vibration problems in forward flight.

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Recent Progress in Some Aircraft Technologies

This book describes the recent progress in some engine technologies and active flow control and morphing technologies and in topics related to aeroacoustics and aircraft controllers. Both the researchers and students should find the material useful in their work.

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Dynamics of Flight Vehicles

Flight dynamics deals principally with the response of aerospace vehicles to perturbations in their flight environments and to control inputs. Topics covered includes: Introduction to Flight Dynamics, Implications of Vehicle Symmetry, Aerodynamic Control, Atmospheric Properties, Lifting surface geometry and nomenclature, Aerodynamic properties of airfoils, Aerodynamic properties of finite wings, Wing-tail interference, Static Longitudinal Stability and Control, Dynamical Equations for Flight Vehicles, Dynamic Stability, Control of Aircraft Motions.

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Lecture Slides for Aircraft Flight Dynamics

This note focuses on the Science and Mathematics of flight dynamics, historical antecedents are presented as Case Studies in aircraft performance, stability, and control. Topics covered includes: Point-Mass Dynamics and Forces, Low-Speed Aerodynamics -D, Induced Drag and High-Speed Aerodynamics, Aerodynamic Moments, Power and Thrust for Cruising Flight, Cruising Flight Envelope, Gliding, Climbing, and Turning Flight Performance, Aircraft Equations of Motion - Translation, Flight Path Computation and Rotation, Aircraft Control Devices and Systems, Linearized Equations of Motion, Root-Locus Analysis of Parameter Variations and Feedback Control, Linearized Longitudinal Equations of Motion, Advanced Problems of Longitudinal Dynamics, Advanced Problems of Lateral-Directional Dynamics, Flying Qualities Criteria, Maneuvering at High Angles and Angular Rates, Aeroelasticity and Fuel Slosh, Atmospheric Hazards to Flight, Flight and Wind Tunnel Testing.

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