The Elements of Aerofoil and Airscrew Theory by H. Hermann Glauert

The Elements of Aerofoil and Airscrew Theory by H. [Hermann] Glauert available soon at the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!

Cambridge: At The University Press, 1948, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd edition. [First Published: 1926] Illustrated by way of: Appendix; Graphs; Diagrams; Contents: Bernoulli’s Equation; The Stream Function; Circulation And Vorticity; The Velocity Potential And The Potential Function; The Transformation Of A Circle Into An Aerofoil; The Aerofoil In Two Dimensions; Viscosity And Drag; The Basis Of Aerofoil Theory; The Aerofoil In Three Dimensions; The Monoplane Aerofoil; The Flow Round An Aerofoil; Biplane Aerofoils; Wind Tunnel Interference On Aerofoils; The Airscrew: Momentum Theory; The Airscrew: Blade Element Theory; The Airscrew: Wind Tunnel Interference;

From the cover: Great advances in the theory of aeronautics have taken place since the first edition appeared (1926), but the more fundamental parts of the theory, which are the subject of this book, remain unchanged. Particularly important advances have been made in the theory of viscous motion and of the flow of the boundary layer. Mr H. B. Squire, of the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, who was a colleague of the late author, has prepared an Appendix, indicating where important developments have taken place and where further information can be found.

The opportunity has also been taken to replace the non-dimensional k coefficients by the now more generally accepted C coefficients. One or two other minor changes have been made, and a select bibliography has been added.

Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the spine. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Pages gently age-tanned.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 232 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

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