Aeronautical Engineer's Data Book


  • Cliff Matthews, Consultant Engineer, UK

This is an essential handy guide containing useful up to date information regularly needed by the student or practising engineer.Covering all aspects of aircraft, both fixed wing and rotary craft, this pocket book provides quick access to useful aeronautical engineering data and sources of information for further in-depth information.
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All aeronautical engineers, professionals and students


Book information

  • Published: October 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5125-7

Table of Contents

Important Regulations and Directives * Fundamental dimensions and units * Symbols and notations * Aeronautical definitions * Basic fluid mechanics * Basic aerodynamics * Principles of flight dynamics * Principles of propulsion * Aircraft performance * Aircraft design and construction * Airports * Basic mechanical design * Reference sources * Appendices: A Aerodynamics stability and control derivatives * B Aircraft response transfer functions * C Approximate expressions for dimensionless aerodynamic stability and control derivatives * D Compressible flow tables * E Shock wave data