Aerospace engineering and the principles of flight

Anne Rooney

Book - 2013

Explains how flight works, looks at the history of human attempts at flight, and describes the different roles and responsibilities of aerospace engineers.

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Series
Engineering in action.
Subjects
Published
St. Catharines, ON : Crabtree Publishing Company [2013]
Language
English
Physical Description
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Issued also in electronic formats
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
ISBN
9780778774952
Main Author
Anne Rooney (-)
  • What is aerospace engineerine?
  • How flight works
  • Forces in action
  • Balancing forces
  • Activity
  • Taking flight
  • Working in aerospace
  • Starting the design process
  • Working with ideas
  • Prototypes
  • Better and better
  • Design challenge: make a glider
  • Getting into space.