EBOOK: Fundamentals of Aerodynamics (SI units)

5th Edition
0077147669 · 9780077147662
In keeping with its bestselling previous editions, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, Fifth Edition by John Anderson, offers the most readable, interesting, and up-to-date overview of aerodynamics to be found in any text. The classic organization of the t… Read More
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Part 1 Fundamental Principles

1 Aerodynamics: Some Introductory Thoughts

2 Aerodynamics: Some Fundamental Principles and Equations


Part 2 Inviscid, Incompressible Flow

3 Fundamentals of Inviscid, Incompressible Flow

4 Incompressible Flow over Airfoils

5 Incompressible Flow over Finite Wings

6 Three-Dimensional Incompressible Flow


Part 3 Inviscid, Compressible Flow

7 Compressible Flow: Some Preliminary Aspects

8 Normal Shock Waves and Related Topics

9 Oblique Shock and Expansion Waves

10 Compressible Flow Through Nozzles, Diffusers, and Wind Tunnels

11 Subsonic Compressible Flow over Airfoils: Linear Theory

12 Linearized Supersonic Flow

13 Introduction to Numerical Techniques for Nonlinear Supersonic Flow
14 Elements of Hypersonic Flow


Part 4 Viscous Flow

15 Introduction to the Fundamental Principles and Equations of Viscous Flow

16 Some Special Cases; Couette and Poiseuille Flows

17 Introduction to Boundary Layers

18 Laminar Boundary Layers

19 Turbulent Boundary Layers

20 Navier-Stokes Solutions: Some Examples

Appendix A Isentropic Flow Properties

Appendix B Normal Shock Properties

Appendix C Prandtl-Meyer Function and Mach Angle

Appendix D Standard Atmosphere, SI Units

Appendix E Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering

In keeping with its bestselling previous editions, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, Fifth Edition by John Anderson, offers the most readable, interesting, and up-to-date overview of aerodynamics to be found in any text. The classic organization of the text has been preserved, as is its successful pedagogical features: chapter roadmaps, preview boxes, design boxes and summary section. Although fundamentals do not usually change over time, applications do and so various detailed content is modernized, and existing figures are replaced with modern data and illustrations. Historical topics, carefully developed examples, numerous illustrations, and a wide selection of chapter problems are found throughout the text to motivate and challenge students of aerodynamics.