As with all engineering, there is an increasing emphasis on design issues in aeronautical engineering. 'Civil Jet Aircraft Design' is the definitive textbook on this core subject. Written by experts in their field, this book provides a general introduction to aircraft design, while also exploring the underlying procedures and practices in depth. Concentrating on large scale commercial jet aircraft, the book reflects current areas of growth in the aircraft industry. Readers are introduced to the procedures and practices of civil aircraft design at a level suitable for undergraduate students of aeronautical design, and for professionals in industry.
*The contents of this book represents the personal opinion of the authors and does not necessarily reflect that of CAA/NATS. Available in North and South America from the AIAA, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500, Reston, VA 20191, USA Covers all aspects of aircraft design and includes chapters on the design process; engine and structure design; aircrapt performances; safety and environmental implications; and parametric studies. Concentrates on large scale, commercial jet aircraft, reflecting current areas of growth in the aircraft industry. Contains four detailed case studies, and introduces the reader to spreadsheet methods in the analysis of aircraft.