Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics

This book is a modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and rotating wing vertical lift aircraft Part one covers the technical history of helicopter flight, basic methods of rotor aerodynamics, and performance related design issues Part two contains advanced topics in helicopter aerodynamics, including airfoil flows, unsteady aerodynamics, dynamic stThis book is a modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and rotating wing vertical lift aircraft Part one covers the technical history of helicopter flight, basic methods of rotor aerodynamics, and performance related design issues Part two contains advanced topics in helicopter aerodynamics, including airfoil flows, unsteady aerodynamics, dynamic stall, rotor wakes, and rotor airframe aerodynamic interactions Part three contains chapters on autogiros and advanced aerodynamic analysis and a new chapter on the aerodynamics of wind turbines The book is extensively illustrated and contains homework problems.
Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics This book is a modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and rotating wing vertical lift aircraft Part one covers the technical history of helicopter flight basic methods of rotor

  • Title: Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics
  • Author: J. Gordon Leishman
  • ISBN: 9780521858601
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
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