Home   FAQs   New Arrivals   Specials   Pricing & Shipping   Location   Corporate Services   Why Choose Bookware?  
Call our store: 9955 5567 (from within Sydney) or 1800 734 567 (from outside Sydney)
 View Cart   Check Out   
Browse by Subject
 TAFE Accounting
 TAFE I.T./Computing
 TAFE - Other
 Windows 8
 Adobe CS6
 CCNA 2012
 CCNP 2012
 Web Design
 Project Management
 Mobile Devices
 Windows Server 2012
 SQL Server 2012
Economics and Business
 Business Information Systems
 Human Resources

Introduction to Flight, 6th Edition


Notify me when in stock

On-line Price: $130.95 (includes GST)

Hardcover package 912

24%Off Retail Price

You save: $42.00

Usually ships within 3-5 business days.

Retail Price: $172.95

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL,25.10.07

Category: ENGINEERING Level:

ISBN: 0073529397
ISBN13: 9780073529394

Add to Shopping Cart


Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective.

Anderson covers new developments in flight, including unmanned aerial vehicles, uninhabited combat aerial vehicles, and applications of CFD in aircraft design. Many new and revised problems have been added in this edition. Chapter learning features help readers follow the text discussion while highlighting key engineering and industry applications.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Flight 6e
Chapter 1: The First Aeronautical Engineers
Chapter 2: Fundamental Thoughts
Chapter 3: The Standard Atmosphere
Chapter 4: Basic Aerodynamics
Chapter 5: Airfoils, Wings, and Other Aerodynamics Shapes
Chapter 6: Elements of Airplane Performance
Chapter 7: Principles of Stability and Control
Chapter 8: Space Flight (Astronautics)
Chapter 9: Propulsion
Chapter 10: Flight Vehicle Structures and Materials
Chapter 11: Hypersonic Vehicles
Appendix A Standard Atmosphere, SI Units
Appendix B Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units
Appendix C Symbols and Conversion Factors
Appendix D Airfoil Data

About the Authors

# John D. Anderson, Jr. is the Curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Institute and Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland.

New Features

# Space Flight (Astronautics) has been expanded.

# Flight Structures and Materials chapter has been expanded.

# New section on the philosophy of airplane design.