• Airplane Design Part IV: Layout Design of Landing Gear and Systems

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Dr. Jan Roskam • Soft cover • 416 pp • Reprint: 2014

Airplane Design Part IV: Layout Design of Landing Gear and Systems is the fourth book in a series of eight volumes on airplane design. The airplane design series has been internationally acclaimed as a practical reference that covers the methodology and decision making involved in the process of designing airplanes. Educators and industry practitioners across the globe rely on this compilation as both a textbook and a key reference.

Airplane Design Part IV: Layout Design of Landing Gear and Systems familiarizes the reader with the following fundamentals:

  • Landing gear layout design
  • Weapons integration and weapons data
  • Flight control system layout data
  • Fuel system layout design
  • Hydraulic system design
  • Electrical system layout design
  • Environmental control system layout design
  • Cockpit instrumentation, flight management and avionics system layout design
  • De-icing and anti-icing system layout design
  • Escape system layout design
  • Water and waste systems layout design
  • Safety and survivability considerations

About the Author:

Dr. Jan Roskam has authored ten books on airplane flight dynamics and airplane design. He co-authored Airplane Aerodynamics and Performance with Dr. CT. Lan. He has written more than 160 papers on these topics and authored the popular Roskam's War Stories. He has actively participated in more than 36 major airplane programs. He retired as Ackers Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering at The University of Kansas (KU) in 2003, where he taught airplane design, stability and control. Dr. Roskam retired as President of DARcorporation (Design, Analysis and Research Corporation) in 2004. He currently serves as an active consultant for DARcorporation, which develops and markets airplane design and analysis software, and is a successful private and government consulting firm.

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