Introduction to Flight
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2005 - 814 σελίδες
Published March 2004 Noted for its highly readable style, the new edition of this bestseller provides an updated overview of aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Introduction to Flight blends history and biography with discussion of engineering concepts, and shows the development of flight through this perspective.New content includes coverage of: the last days of the Concorde and the centennial of the Wright Brothers’ flight; the Mariner and Voyager 2 missions; geometric and geopotential altitudes; and uninhabited aerial vehicles [UAVs]. Preview Boxes, new to this edition, provide students with a snapshot of what they are to learn in each chapter.