By Professor Ajoy Kumar Kundu
This publication, essentially for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework, explores mounted winged airplane layout on the conceptual section of a undertaking, yet plane layout engineers also will locate it precious. Designing an plane is a posh multifaceted technique embracing many technical demanding situations in a multidisciplinary atmosphere. The technique proven the following comprises formal sizing of the airplane, engine matching, and substantiating functionality to conform with the customer's calls for and govt regulatory criteria. linked subject matters comprise questions of safety, environmental concerns, fabric selection, structural format, knowing flight deck, avionics, and structures (for either civilian and army aircraft). rate estimation and production issues also are mentioned. The chapters are prepared to optimize figuring out of business methods to airplane layout technique. instance routines from the author's business adventure facing a regular plane layout are incorporated.
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1 What Is to Be Learned? 2 Worked-Out Example of DOC: Bizjet 523 526 526 526 528 531 533 536 536 540 544 546 548 17 Aircraft Manufacturing Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . 1 What Is to Be Learned? 4 Design for Maintainability and 3D-Based Technical Publication Generation 568 570 571 572 573 Appendix A Conversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 575 Appendix B International Standard Atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . 577 Appendix C Aerofoils∗ .
1 What Is to Be Learned? 2 First Iteration to Fine Tune CG Position and Components Masses∗ xiii 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 256 257 257 9 Aircraft Drag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 What Is to Be Learned? 20 Concluding Remarks 278 279 280 280 281 282 282 282 286 286 288 288 289 290 292 292 293 295 299 299 299 299 299 300 302 303 305 306 306 306 310 310 10 Aircraft Power Plant and Integration . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 What Is to Be Learned?
1 Overview This book begins with a brief historical introduction in which our aeronautical legacy is surveyed. The historical background illustrates the human quest to conquer the sky and is manifested in a system shaping society as it stands today: in commerce, travel, and defense. Its academic outcome is to prepare the next generation for the advancement of this cause. Some of the discussion in this chapter is based on personal experience and is shared by many of my colleagues in several countries; I do not contest any differences of opinion.