Aircraft Performance and Sizing, Volume II: Applied Aerodynamic Design (Paperback)

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This book is a concise practical treatise for the student or experienced professional aircraft designer.

This volume comprises key applied subjects for performance based aircraft design: systems engineering principles; aircraft mass properties estimation; the aerodynamic design of transonic wings; aircraft stability and control; takeoff and landing runway performance.

This book may serve as a textbook for an undergraduate aircraft design course or as a reference for the classically trained practicing engineer.

About the Author

Dr. Timothy Takahashi is a professor of practice for aerospace engineering in the School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in mechanical and aerospace sciences from the University of Rochester and a JD in high technology law from Santa Clara University. At Arizona State University, he teaches aircraft performance, aerodynamics, aerospace structures & materials, as well as coordinating senior undergraduate capstone projects in fixed wing aircraft design. Prior to joining ASU, he worked at NASA/Ames, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman. Dr. Takahashi is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a member of the Multi-Disciplinary-Optimization and Aircraft Design Technical Committees, and a prolific author and co-author of AIAA conference papers.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781606509456
ISBN-10: 1606509454
Publisher: Momentum Press
Publication Date: December 15th, 2017
Pages: 190
Language: English