Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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Fundamentals of Aerodynamics
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Part One - Fundamental Principles

1) Aerodynamics: Some Introductory Thoughts

2) Aerodynamics: Some Fundamental Principles and Equations

Part Two - Inviscid, Incompressible Flow

3) Fundamentals of Inviscid, Incompressible Flow

4) Incompressible Flow over Airfoils

5) Incompressible Flow over Finite Wings

6) Three-Dimensional Incompressible Flow

Part Three - Inviscid, Compressible Flow

7) Compressible Flow: Some Preliminary Aspects

8) Normal Shock Waves and Related Topics

9) Oblique Shock and Expansion Waves

10) Compressible Flow Through Nozzles, Diffusers, and Wind Tunnels

11) Subsonic Compressible Flow over Airfoils: Linear Theory

12) Linearized Supersonic Flow

13) Introduction to Numerical Techniques for Nonlinear Supersonic Flow

14) Elements of Hypersonic Flow

Part Four - Viscous Flow

15) Introduction to the Fundamental Principles and Equations of Viscous Flow

16) Some Special Cases; Couette and Poiseuille Flows

17) Introduction to Boundary Layers

18) Laminar Boundary Layers

19) Turbulent Boundary Layers

20) Navier-Stokes Solutions: Some Examples

Appendix A - Isentropic FlowProperties

Appendix B - Normal Shock Properties

Appendix C - Prandtl-Meyer Function and Mach Angle

Appendix D - Standard Atmosphere, SI Units

Appendix E - Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units