Interactive Aerospace Engineering and Design

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9780072348200: Interactive Aerospace Engineering and Design

Intended for both majors and non-majors taking a first course in Introduction to Aerospace Engineering or Introduction to Flight, Newman's INTERACTIVE AEROSPACE ENGINEERING & DESIGN text will inspire students with its integrated bound-in CD-ROM (PC & Mac compatible); and with its strong emphasis on introducing the design process in a way beginning students can understand. The text/CD's active visual approach and inclusion of space-oriented topics make it ideal for the changing needs of the Aerospace Engineering field. Newman's book is the first in its course area to include integrated multimedia resources. The CD-ROM, bound in with every book, includes the entire text in pdf form for electronic viewing options. It also integrates extensive animations, QuickTime movies, and Matlab-based simulations to motivate student readers. Quicktime movies of a student design project competition is included to convey the importance of team-oriented design to readers, and a section on human-powered flight points out the design choices made for these types of machines. A gallery of additional full-color illustrations, keyed to the text, is also included on the CD-ROM. Newman also provides strong coverage of basic aerodynamics concepts and applications, fixed-wing aircraft topics, orbital mechanics, satellites & spacecraft, and space mission endeavors. Additional support is available on the Book Website: www.mhhe.com/engcs/aero/newman/

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David J. Newman is a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a major researcher who has designed experiments carried out on the Mir Space Station, NASA shuttle mission, and Mars mission. She has also worked as an engineer for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle.

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