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Aerodynamic Devices

Aerodynamic Resistance and the Use of Aerodynamic Coefficients

An Introduction to the Airplane

Control

Drag

Dynamic Longitudinal, Directional, and Lateral Stability

Early Developments in Aerodynamics

Fluids and Fluid Flow

Hypersonic Flight

Ideal Fluid Flow and Conservation of Energy and Mass

Ideal Fluid Flow and Pressure Distribution

Methods of Reducing Induced Drag

Performance - Class 1 Motions of an Airplane

Performance - Class 2 and Class 3 Motion

Propellers and Rotors

Real Fluid Flow

Skin-Friction Drag

Stability

Subsonic Flow Effects - Airfoils and Wings

Subsonic Flow Effects - The Two-Dimensional Coefficient

Supersonic Flow

The Atmosphere

The Work of Ludwig Prandtl

Theodor von Karman

Thrust

Transonic Flow

Types of Wings and Transonic Flow

Wing Vortices

   
 



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