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, Stevino’s law,
Fluid particle kinematics, Streamlines and strakelines, Conservation of mass,
Bernoulli’s theorem, Two-dimensional flow, Pressure and forces on the cylinder,
Rotating circular cylinder, Thin airfoil theory, Schrenk’s method, The
turbulence, Fluid particle kinematics, Supersonic, thin and cambered airfoil,
Normal shock waves, Transonic flow.

**Author(s):** Renato Tognaccini

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