Intended for a first course in aerodynamics at undergraduate level, this text is distinguished by strong coverage of the fundamentals presented in an easy-to-understand style. This edition preserves the emphasis on fundamentals while adding much new applied material to give readers a feel for the real world of aerodynamics. It also includes an expanded chapter on hypersonic aerodynamics

In keeping with its bestselling previous editions, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, by John Anderson, offers the most readable, interesting, and up-to-date overview of aerodynamics to be found in any text.

The classic organization of the text has been preserved, as is its successful pedagogical features: chapter roadmaps, preview boxes, design boxes and summary section. Although fundamentals do not usually change over time, applications do and so various detailed content is modernized, and existing figures are replaced with modern data and illustrations. Historical topics, carefully developed examples, numerous illustrations, and a wide selection of chapter problems are found throughout the text to motivate and challenge students of aerodynamics.

**Part 1 Fundamental Principles**

1 Aerodynamics: Some Introductory Thoughts

2 Aerodynamics: Some Fundamental Principles and Equations

**Part 2 Inviscid, Incompressible Flow **

3 Fundamentals of Inviscid, Incompressible Flow

4 Incompressible Flow over Airfoils

5 Incompressible Flow over Finite Wings

6 Three-Dimensional Incompressible Flow

**Part 3 Inviscid, Compressible Flow **

7 Compressible Flow: Some Preliminary Aspects

8 Normal Shock Waves and Related Topics

9 Oblique Shock and Expansion Waves

10 Compressible Flow Through Nozzles, Diffusers, and Wind Tunnels

11 Subsonic Compressible Flow over Airfoils: Linear Theory

12 Linearized Supersonic Flow

13 Introduction to Numerical Techniques for Nonlinear Supersonic Flow

14 Elements of Hypersonic Flow

**Part 4 Viscous Flow **

15 Introduction to the Fundamental Principles and Equations of Viscous Flow

16 Some Special Cases; Couette and Poiseuille Flows

17 Introduction to Boundary Layers

18 Laminar Boundary Layers

19 Turbulent Boundary Layers

20 Navier-Stokes Solutions: Some Examples

Appendix A Isentropic Flow Properties

Appendix B Normal Shock Properties

Appendix C Prandtl-Meyer Function and Mach Angle

Appendix D Standard Atmosphere, SI Units

Appendix E Standard Atmosphere, English Engineering Units

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