The Resource Helicopter theory, Wayne Johnson, (ebook)

Helicopter theory, Wayne Johnson, (ebook)

Label
Helicopter theory
Title
Helicopter theory
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Johnson
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Language
eng
Summary
The history of the helicopter may be traced back to the Chinese flying top (c. 400 BC) and to the work of Leonardo da Vinci, who sketched designs for a vertical flight machine utilizing a screw-type propeller. In the late 19th-century, Thomas Edison experimented with helicopter models, realizing that no such machine would be able to fly until the development of a sufficiently lightweight engine. When the internal combustion gasoline engine came on the scene around 1900, the stage was set for the real development of helicopter technology. While this text provides a concise history of helicopter development, its true purpose is to provide the engineering analysis required to design a highly successful rotorcraft. Toward that end the book offers thorough, comprehensive coverage of the theory of helicopter flight: the elements of vertical flight, forward flight, performance, design, mathematics of rotating systems, rotary wing dynamics and aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, stability and control, stall, noise and more. Wayne Johnson has worked for the U.S. Army and NASA at the Ames Research Center in California. Through his company Johnson Aeronautics, he is engaged in the development of software that is used throughout the world for the analysis of rotorcraft. In this book, Dr. Johnson has compiled a monumental resource that is essential reading for any student or aeronautical engineer interested in the design and development of vertical-flight aircraft
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1946-
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Johnson, Wayne
Dewey number
629.133/352
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Helicopters
Target audience
adult
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Helicopter theory, Wayne Johnson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486131825
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11603066
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remote
Stock number
11603066
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MWT11603066
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Helicopter theory, Wayne Johnson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486131825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11603066
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11603066
System control number
MWT11603066
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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