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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students By E. L. Houghton

Aerodynamics for Engineering Students
by E. L. Houghton

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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students by E. L. Houghton

Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, Seventh Edition, is one of the world's leading course texts on aerodynamics. It provides concise explanations of basic concepts, combined with an excellent introduction to aerodynamic theory. This updated edition has been revised with improved pedagogy and reorganized content to facilitate student learning, and includes new or expanded coverage in several important areas, such as hypersonic flow, UAV's, and computational fluid dynamics.

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About E. L. Houghton

Daniel T. Valentine is Professor Emeritus and was Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. He was also Affiliate Director of the Clarkson Space Grant Program of the New York NASA Space Grant Consortium, a program that provided support for undergraduate and graduate research. His Ph.D. degree is in fluid Mechanics from the Catholic University of America. His BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering are from Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Basic Concepts and Definitions PART II: FUNDAMENTALS OF FLUID MECHANICS 2. Equations of Motion 3. Viscous Flow and Boundary Layers 4. Compressible Flow PART III: AERODYNAMICS OF WINGS AND BODIES 5. Potential Flow 6. Thin Airfoil Theory 7. Wing Theory 8. Airfoils and Wings in Compressible Flow PART IV: APPLICATIONS OF AERODYNAMICS 9. Computational Fluid Dynamics 10. Flow Control and Wing Designs Appendix A. Symbols and Notation B. The International Standard Atmosphere C. A Solution of Integrals of the Type of Glauert's Integral D. Conversion of Imperial Units to Systeme International (SI) Units

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Aerodynamics for Engineering Students by E. L. Houghton
E. L. Houghton
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