A Landmark Reference for the Science and Technology of Flight
Welcome to the website for the Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering.
No major reference work comparable to Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering exists. In establishing what is truly a landmark publication, the Editorial team have commissioned original contributions from expert authors in the fields of engineering science that support the study and development of aerospace technology and vehicle design.
The Encyclopedia is structured in the following themes:
• Fluid Dynamics and Aerothermodynamics
• Propulsion and Power
• Structural Technology
• Materials Technology
• Dynamics and Control
• Environmental Impact and Manufacturing
• Vehicle Design
• System Engineering
Topics covered include mechanics, propulsion, guidance and control, electronics and instrumentation, communications, computer science, systems engineering, material science, fabrication and manufacturing, and physics. In addition, environmental science, noise and emissions are addressed in view of their growing importance to the aviation industry.
This online edition of the work features extensive cross-referencing and search functionality, and will be updated on a regular basis to keep abreast of advances in the field.
The Encyclopedia will serve as an invaluable resource for readers/users in academic and industry sectors including:
• Professional Engineers and Technical Managers
• Senior Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students and Researchers
• College Lecturers and Industry Training Managers
• Aviation/Aerospace Analysts and Consultants
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Volume 1: Fluid Dynamics and Aerothermodynamics.
Part 1. Perspectives on Aerospace Engineering.
Part 2. Fundamentals of Fluid Flows.
Part 3. Incompressible Flows and Aerodynamics.
Part 4. Compressible Flows – Subsonic to Supersonic.
Part 5. Hypersonics and Rarefied Gas Dynamics.
Part 6. Heat Transfer and Thermophysics.
Part 7. Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Part 8. Experimental Techniques for Fluid Dynamics and Thermal Science.
Volume 2. Propulsion and Power.
Part 9. Basic Concepts.
Part 10. Airbreathing Engines.
Part 11. Rocket Propulsion.
Part 12. Alternative Propulsion.
Volume 3. Structural Technology.
Part 13. Structural Mechanics.
Part 14. Aeroelasticity and Aeroservoelasticity.
Part 15. Computational Solid Mechanics and Fluid-Structure Interaction.
Part 16. Experimental Techniques for Structural Mechanics.
Part 17. Structural Health Monitoring (SHM).
Volume 4. Materials Technology.
Part 18. Structural Materials.
Part 19. High Temperature Materials.
Part 20. Active Materials.
Part 21. Materials for Space Applications.
Volume 5. Dynamics and Control.
Part 22. Flight Mechanics.
Part 23. Flight Control.
Part 24. Radar.
Part 25. Trajectory and Orbital Mechanics.
Part 26. Attitude Dynamics and Orbital Control of Spacecraft.
Volume 6. Environmental Impact, Manufacturing and Operations.
Part 27. Operational Environment.
Part 28. Acoustics and Noise.
Part 29. Emissions an Atmospheric Impact.
Part 30. Disposal and Waste Mitigation.
Part 31. Manufacturing, Lean Technologies and Operations Integration.
Volume 7. Vehicle Design.
Part 32. Vehicle Configurations and Performance.
Part 33. Air Vehicle Design.
Part 34. Micro Air Vehicles.
Part 35. Space Vehicles and Travel.
Part 36. Survivability.
Volume 8. System Engineering.
Part 37. Project Management.
Part 38. Avionics System Integration.
Part 39. Aircraft Sub-Systems.
Part 40. System Integration.
Part 41. Propulsion Integration.
Part 42. Optimization Techniques and Applications.
Part 43. Safety Engineering and Mission Assurance.