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Flight & Aerodynamics

Flight is the process by which an object achieves sustained movement either through the air (or movement beyond earth's atmosphere, in the case of spaceflight) by aerodynamically generating lift, propulsive thrust or aerostatically using buoyancy.

Aerodynamics is a branch of dynamics concerned with studying the motion of air, particularly when it interacts with a moving object. Aerodynamics is closely related to fluid dynamics and gas dynamics, with much theory shared between them. Understanding the motion of air (often called a flow field) around an object enables the calculation of forces and moments acting on the object. Typical properties calculated for a flow field include velocity, pressure, density and temperature as a function of position and time. The use of aerodynamics through mathematical analysis, empirical approximation and wind tunnel experimentation form the scientific basis for heavier-than-air flight.

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Air and Flight
by Roger Vlitos Ian Thompson
from Copper Beech Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Flight & Aerodynamics (Location: BSR-06E)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Ballooning
by Dick Wirth, Jerry Young
Revised & Updated from Random House
for 8th-Adult
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Dial-a-Plane
by Michael Teitelbaum
from Unknown Publisher
for 4th-8th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
DK Eyewitness: Flying Machine
DK Eyewitness Series
by Andrew Nahum
from DK Publishing
HIstory Reference for 4th-8th grade
in Aviation History (Location: B02-00A)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Flight
by Donald S. Lopez
First Edition
for 4th-8th grade
in Flight & Aerodynamics (Location: BSR-06E)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Flight and Flying Machines
by Steve Parker
Revised from DK Children
for 4th-6th grade
in Flight & Aerodynamics (Location: BSR-06E)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
From Ground to Air with the Wright Brothers - Book Only
My American Journey
by Deborah Hedstrom
from Multnomah Books
for 10th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Lighter than Air
by David Owen
from Chartwell Books
for 7th-Adult
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Signposts Aloft DVD
from Moody Press
for 7th-12th grade
in Moody Science DVDs (Location: C01-02D)
$7.00 (3 in stock)
Stealth Aircraft
by Bill Sweetman
from Motorbooks International
for 7th-12th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Stick and Rudder
by Wolfgang Langewiesche
1st edition from McGraw-Hill
for 7th-12th grade
in Flight & Aerodynamics (Location: BSR-06E)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Story of Flight
by Mary Lee Settle
from Unknown Publisher
for 4th-7th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Story of Flight
by Judith Rinard
from Firefly Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Story of the Flight at Kitty Hawk
by Len W. Meents, R. Conrad Stein
from Children's Press
for Preschool-3rd Grade
in Aviation History (Location: B02-00A)
$4.00 (2 in stock)
What Makes a Plane Fly?
by Scott Corbett
from Little, Brown & Company
for 3rd-6th grade
in Flight & Aerodynamics (Location: BSR-06E)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Wright Brothers
from Unknown Publisher
for 1st-4th grade
in Clearance: History & Biographies (Location: BLG-07D)
$1.00 (1 in stock)