Accession Number:

AD0741485

Title:

Preliminary Design of an Aircraft

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date:

1972-02-10

Pagination or Media Count:

404.0

Abstract:

The book sets forth the fundamentals of elaboration of technical specifications for a new aircraft design, problems of the influence of geometrical and other parameters of the aircraft on its flight characteristics and stability indices together with methods for approximate calculation of these characteristics and indices, and also the principles of layout selection, determination of the basic weight, geometrical, and structural characteristics, over-all configuration, trim, and airframe development for the preliminary design stage. In addition, the book presents an example of the application of the basic principles of preliminary aircraft design

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE