Introduction To Flight by John D Anderson provides an overview of aeronautical engineering. The history of flight with relation to engineering and the developments in the field of aviation are the prime focuses of the book. This updated edition includes information on developments such as unmanned combat airplanes and the introduction of CFD in the designing stage of aircrafts.There are eleven chapters in the book. A few of them are Fundamental Thoughts, Standard Atmosphere, Airfoils, Wings, Aerodynamic Shapes, Space Flight, Propulsion and Hypersonic Vehicles. The chapters are illustrated exhaustively and supporting data like SI Units, English engineering units, conversion factors and symbols are given at the end of each chapter.With a chapter introduction in the form of a preview-box at the start of every chapter and relevant examples at the end, this book aims to be a good guide to aeronautics. McGraw-Hill Higher Education published the seventh edition of Introduction To Flight in 2011, which is available in paperback. This is the international edition of the book.
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