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Principles of Helicopter Aerodynamics Hardcover – 15 Dec 2016

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ISBN-13: 978-1107013353 ISBN-10: 1107013356 Edition: 2nd

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  • Hardcover: 866 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (15 December 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1107013356
  • ISBN-13: 978-1107013353
  • Product Dimensions: 18.3 x 5 x 26.2 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 1.7 Kg
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 190,400 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This text provides a thorough, modern treatment of the aerodynamic principles of helicopters and other rotating-wing vertical lift aircraft. It covers basic topics of aerodynamic analysis, helicopter performance and design, and advanced topics, including airfoil flows and unsteady aerodynamics. Every chapter includes numerous illustrations, a bibliography, and homework problems.

About the Author

J. Gordon Leishman is the Minta Martin Chair of Engineering and Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a former aerodynamicist at Westland Helicopters and has written extensively on topics in helicopter aerodynamics. Leishman is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Technical Fellow of the American Helicopter Society. He is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the American Helicopter Society. He is also the author of The Helicopter: Thinking Forward, Looking Back (2007).

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