Aeronautical Engineer's Data Book

Aeronautical Engineer's Data Book

1st Edition - October 17, 2001

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  • Author: Cliff Matthews
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750651257
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488288

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Aeronautical Engineer's Data Bookis 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.

Key Features

  • Quick reference to essential data
  • Most up to date information available


All aeronautical engineers, professionals and students

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
    Basic mechanical design
    Reference sources

    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2001
  • Published: October 17, 2001
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750651257
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488288

About the Author

Cliff Matthews

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Engineer, UK

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