Warren F. Phillips Mechanics of Flight

ISBN 13: 9780470539750

Mechanics of Flight

4.86 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470539750: Mechanics of Flight

Explains the principles of flight mechanics through worked examples and progressive problem solving

With its unique balance of breadth and depth, coupled with a comprehensive presentation of theory and applications, Mechanics of Flight is rapidly becoming the textbook of choice to enable readers to master the science and mathematics of flight mechanics. By progressively building on the formulation and solution of simpler problems associated with aircraft performance, static stability, and control, the author guides readers from fundamental principles to the development of the general equations of motion and continues through dynamic stability, aircraft handling qualities, and flight simulation.

In response to feedback from students, instructors, practicing engineers, and test pilots, this Second Edition features much new material, including new and updated coverage of:

  • Effects of nonlinear aerodynamics on aircraft stability
  • Effects of tail dihedral on longitudinal and lateral stability
  • Lateral trim, engine failure, and minimum-control airspeed
  • Dynamic stability constraints and center-of-gravity limits
  • Flight simulation in geographic coordinates

Throughout the text, many new worked examples demonstrate how to apply principles of flight mechanics to solve engineering problems. Moreover, the text offers an array of modern and classical techniques for solving a broad range of problems in flight mechanics. Unique features include presentations of the numerical lifting-line method for efficient and accurate evaluation of stability derivatives and the quaternion formulation for six-degree-of-freedom flight simulation. Moreover, the author provides the detail needed to enable readers to write their own code.

Mechanics of Flight is designed as a textbook for a two-semester sequence of courses for students in mechanical and aerospace engineering. In addition, the text's self-contained chapters allow instructors to select individual topics for one-semester courses. The book is also a valuable reference for engineers working in the aerospace industry.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Complete and accessible coverage of flight mechanics

Mechanics of Flight is a unique combination of theory and applications organized in a logical presentation. This book provides extensive coverage of individual topics within flight mechanics, including overviews of aerodynamics and propulsion. This complete instructional reference offers a full range of modern and classical techniques for applying fundamental principles to the solution of engineering problems in fight mechanics.

Mechanics of Flight explores the basic principles of flight mechanics with the help of many worked examples, starting with simple problems involving steady-level flight and building to more complex ones such as the analysis of turning flight and spins. Special coverage found here–and not in most books on the subject–includes a detailed presentation of the quaternion formulation for six-degree-of-freedom flight simulation, including treatment of efficient numerical integration methods. Students and practicing engineers who are familiar with the principles of static stability and control can begin the study of flight dynamics in Chapter 7, starting with a review of coordinate systems and notation as well as a development of the more general rigid-body equations of motion.

Mechanics of Flight is an essential volume for mechanical and aerospace engineering students and a valuable reference for practicing engineers in the aerospace industry.

About the Author:

WARREN F. PHILLIPS, PHD, is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Utah State University. Dr. Phillips has more than thirty-five years of experience teaching engineering analysis and design. He has also authored more than sixty scientific journal publications on thermal fluid science, aerodynamics, and flight mechanics.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Warren F. Phillips
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller
LowPriceBookDeals
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd edition. Brand NEW, Paperback International Edition. Black & White or color, Cover and ISBN may be different but similar contents as US editions. Standard delivery takes 5-9 business days by USPS with tracking number. Choose expedited shipping for superfast delivery 2-4 business days by DHL/FEDEX. We also ship to PO Box addresses but by Standard delivery. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label -Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada- etc. printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. Legal to use despite any disclaimer on cover as per US court. No access code or CD included unless specified. In some instances, the international textbooks may have different exercises at the end of the chapters. Printed in English. 100% Customer satisfaction guaranteed! Please feel free to contact us for any queries. Bookseller Inventory # LPBD31477454

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Warren F. Phillips
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Paperback Quantity Available: 13
International Edition
Seller
Bookstore99
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. This is an International Edition. Brand New Paperback- Same Title Author and Edition as listed. ISBN and Cover design differs. Similar Contents as U.S Edition. Delivery within 3-7 business days ACROSS THE GLOBE. We can ship to PO Box address in US. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" or "For sale in Asia only" or similar restrictions- printed only to discourage students from obtaining an affordable copy. US Court has asserted your right to buy and use International edition. Access code/CD may not provided with these editions. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe including Asia depending upon the availability of inventory. Printed in English. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Choose expedited shipping for Express delivery. Tracking number provided for every order. Bookseller Inventory # RU_9780470539750

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Phillips, Warren F.
Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
International Edition
Seller
Sunshine Book Store
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley. Book Condition: New. 0470539755 This is an International Edition. Brand New, Paperback, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Similar Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ, printed in Black & White. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 3-8 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO , FPO Address. In some instances, subjects such as Management, Accounting, Finance may have different end chapter case studies and exercises. International Edition Textbooks may bear a label "Not for sale in the U.S. or Canada" and "Content may different from U.S. Edition" - printed only to discourage U.S. students from obtaining an affordable copy. The U.S. Supreme Court has asserted your right to purchase international editions, and ruled on this issue. Access code/CD is not provided with these editions , unless specified. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # EU_9780470539750

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Phillips W.F.
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Softcover Quantity Available: 10
International Edition
Seller
bookscollection
(Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language.NO CD AND ACCESS CODE. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Bookseller Inventory # ABEADH##4817

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.22
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

5.

Phillips W.F.
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
Unique Bookseller
(Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: Brand New. .. Black & White or color International Edition. ISBN and front cover may be different, but contents are same as the US edition. Book printed in English. Territorial restrictions may be printed on the book. GET IT FAST within 3-5 business days by DHL/FedEx/Aramex and tracking number will be uploaded into your order page within 24-48 hours. Kindly provide day time phone number in order to ensure smooth delivery. No shipping to PO BOX, APO, FPO addresses. 100% Customer satisfaction guaranteed!. . Bookseller Inventory # UBS00529

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

6.

Phillips
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-128704

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

7.

Phillips W.F.
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-128705

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

8.

Phillips
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB128704

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

9.

Phillips W.F.
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB128705

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

10.

Phillips
ISBN 10: 0470539755 ISBN 13: 9780470539750
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller
Captainsdistribution
(Aventura, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. *INTERNAITONAL EDITION BOOK *INTERNATIONAL EDITION, DIFFERENT ISBN and COVER IMAGE.Upgrade to Priority for faster shipping. Paper is of cheaper Quality as well as book materials/also book may be black and white or colour ,may have differences to us edition example chapter order and problems ect, no supplemental access card or online content may be available . condition. English language. Delivery take 3-7 business days. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # freshhabuku21793

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book