The unique design problems which helicopters produce are many and complex. Through practical examples and illustrated case studies, supported by theory, this book provides an introduction which guides the reader through the theory, design, construction and operation of helicopters.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Preface * Abbreviations * Introduction * Rotocraft configurations * The rotor in hover * The rotor in axial flight - climb and descent * The rotor in forward flight * Dynamics of the rotor * Autorotative performance * Blade dynamics * Helicopter trim * Vibration and its transmission * Tail rotors * Ground resonance * Rotor speed governing * Methods of calculating helicopter power, fuel consumption and mission performance * Epilogue - the windmill * References * Bibliography * Index.
- Data Publicarii : 07 Apr 1994
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 320
- ISBN : 9780340587027