By J. Gordon Leishman
This ebook is a contemporary remedy of the aerodynamic rules of helicopters and rotating-wing vertical carry plane. half one covers the technical heritage of helicopter flight, uncomplicated equipment of rotor aerodynamics, and performance-related layout concerns. half includes complicated themes in helicopter aerodynamics, together with airfoil flows, unsteady aerodynamics, dynamic stall, rotor wakes, and rotor-airframe aerodynamic interactions. half 3 includes chapters on autogiros and complex aerodynamic research and a brand new bankruptcy at the aerodynamics of wind generators. The e-book is generally illustrated and comprises homework difficulties.