 TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Preface
 1. Introduction
 Elements of the Airplane
 Airframe Components
 Propulsion Systems
 Representative Flight Vehicles
 Light General Aviation Aircraft
 VariableStability Research Aircraft
 Sailplane
 Business Jet Aircraft
 Turboprop Commuter Aircraft
 Small Commercial Transport Aircraft
 Large Commercial Transport Aircraft
 Supersonic Transport Aircraft
 Fighter/Attack Aircraft
 Bomber Aircraft
 Space Shuttle
 Uninhabited Air Vehicle
 The Mechanics of Flight
 References for Chapter 1
 2. Exploring the Flight Envelope
 The Earth's Atmosphere
 Pressure, Density, and the Speed of Sound
 Viscosity, Humidity, and Rain
 Wind Fields and Atmospheric Turbulence
 Kinematic Equations
 Translational Position and Velocity
 Angular Orientation and Rate
 Airflow Angles
 Summary of Axis Systems and Transformations
 Forces and Moments
 Alternative Axis Systems
 Aerodynamic Forces and Moments
 Static Aerodynamic Coefficients
 Lift
 Drag
 Pitching Moment
 Side Force
 Yawing Moment
 Rolling Moment
 Ground Effect
 Thrusting Characteristics of Aircraft Powerplants
 Propellers
 Reciprocating Engines
 Turboprop, Turbofan, and Turbojet Engines
 Ramjet and Scramjet Engines
 Steady Flight Performance
 StraightandLevel Flight
 Steady Flight Envelope
 Cruising Range
 Gliding Flight
 Climbing Flight
 Maneuvering Envelope
 Steady Turning Flight
 References for Chapter 2
 3. The Dynamics of Aircraft Motion
 Momentum and Energy
 Translational Momentum, Work, Energy, and Power
 EnergyChanging Maneuvers
 Angular Momentum and Energy
 Dynamic Equations for a Flat Earth
 RigidBody Dynamic Equations
 Scalar Equations for a Symmetric Aircraft
 Alternative Frames of Reference
 Inertial Reference Frames
 BodyAxis Reference Frames
 Velocity and WindAxis Reference Frames
 AirMassRelative Reference Frame
 Direction Cosines and Quaternions
 Acceleration Sensed at an Arbitrary Point
 Dynamic Equations for a Round, Rotating Earth
 Geometry and Gravity Field of the Earth
 RigidBody Dynamic Equations
 Aerodynamic Effects of Rotational and Unsteady Motion
 PitchRate Effects
 AngleofAttackRate Effects
 YawRate Effects
 RollRate Effects
 Effects of Wind Shear and Wake Vortices
 Aerodynamic Effects of Control
 Elevators, Stabilators, Elevons, and Canards
 Rudders
 Ailerons
 Spoilers and Flaps
 Other Control Devices
 Isolated Control Surfaces
 TrailingEdge Flaps
 Solution of Nonlinear Differential Equations
 Numerical Algorithms for Integration
 Equations of Motion
 Representation of Data
 Trimmed Solution of the Equations of Motion
 References for Chapter 3
 4. Methods of Analysis and Design
 Local Linearization of Differential Equations
 Stability and Control Derivatives
 Incorporating Unsteady Aerodynamic Effects
 Symmetric Aircraft in WingsLevel Flight
 Longitudinal Equations of Motion
 LateralDirectional Equations of Motion
 StabilityAxis Equations of Motion
 Solution of Linear Differential Equations
 Numerical Integration and State Transition
 Static and Quasistatic Equilibrium Response to Inputs
 Initial Response to Control Inputs
 Controllability and Observability of Motions
 Truncation and Residualization
 Stability and Modes of Motion
 Stability of Transient Response
 Fourier and Laplace Transforms
 Modes of Aircraft Motion
 Phase Plane
 FrequencyDomain Analysis
 Transfer Functions and Frequency Response
 Nyquist Plot and Nichols Chart
 Root Locus
 Dealing with Uncertainty
 Random Variables and Processes
 Dynamic Response to Random Inputs and Initial Conditions
 Effects of System Parameter Variations
 System Survey
 Monte Carlo Evaluation
 Stochastic Root Locus
 Linear Aeroelasticity
 Stress, Strain, and Material Properties
 Monocoque and SemiMonocoque Structures
 Force and Moments on a Simple Beam
 Static Deflection of a Simple Beam under Load
 Vibrations of a Simple Beam
 Coupled Vibrations of an Elastically Restrained Rigid Airfoil
 Vibrations of a Complex Structure
 The FourBlock Structure
 Fuel Slosh
 Introduction to Flying Qualities and Flight Control Systems
 Cognitive/Biological Models and Piloting Action
 Aircraft Flying Qualities
 LinearQuadratic Regulator
 SteadyState Response to Command Input
 Implicit ModelFollowing and Integral Compensation
 Optimal State Estimation
 LinearQuadraticGaussian Regulator
 Design for Stochastic Robustness
 References for Chapter 4
 5. Longitudinal Motions
 Longitudinal Equations of Motion
 ReducedOrder Models of LongPeriod Modes
 SecondOrder PhugoidMode Approximation
 Effects of Compressibility
 Effects of Altitude Variation
 Effects of Wind Shear
 ReducedOrder Model of the ShortPeriod Mode
 SecondOrder Approximation
 Effects of Compressibility and High Angle of Attack
 Coupled Phugoid/ShortPeriod Dynamics
 Residualized Phugoid Mode
 FourthOrder Model
 Longitudinal Flying Qualities
 Control Mechanisms, StickFree Stability, and Trim
 Elevator Control Mechanism
 ShortPeriod/ControlMechanism Coupling
 Control Force for Trimmed Flight
 Elevator Angle and Stick Force per g
 "TailWagsDog" Effect
 Longitudinal Aeroelastic Effects
 Truncated and Residualized ElasticBody Models
 Coupling of the Short Period with a Single Elastic Mode
 References for Chapter 5
 6. LateralDirectional Motions
 LateralDirectional Equations of Motion
 Reducedorder Model of the Dutch Roll Mode
 Reducedorder Model of Roll and Spiral Modes
 Coupled LateralDirectional Dynamics
 A Truncated Dutch roll/Roll Model
 Residualized LateralDirectional Models
 FourthOrder Model
 LateralDirectional Flying Qualities
 Control Mechanisms, Nonlinearity, and Time Delay
 Rudder Control Mechanism
 Dutch roll/Rudder Coupling
 Quasilinear Representation of Nonlinearity
 Quasilinear Root Locus Analysis
 RollSpiral/Aileron Coupling
 Spoiler Nonlinearity and Time Delay
 LateralDirectional Aeroelastic Effects
 Equilibrium Response to Control
 Eigenvalues and Root Locus Analysis of Parameter Variations
 Response to Initial Conditions and Step Control Inputs
 References for Chapter 6
 7. Coupled Longitudinal and LateralDirectional Motions
 Smallamplitude Motions
 Effects of Rotating Machinery
 Asymmetric Inertial and Aerodynamic Properties
 Asymmetric Flight Condition and Constant Angular Rate
 Coupling Controls
 Inertial Coupling of Pitch and Yaw Motions
 FifthOrder Model of Coupled Dynamics
 Truncated and Residualized FourthOrder Models
 Response to Controls During Steady Rolling
 Multiple Equilibrium Points
 Secondorder Examples of Multiple Equilibria
 Effects of CrossCoupling and Control on Rolling Equilibrium
 Flight at High Angle of Attack
 HighAngleofAttack Aerodynamics and Control Effects
 Fully Developed Spins
 Simulated Motions of a Business Jet Aircraft
 Stability of HighAngleofAttack Maneuvers
 PilotAircraft Interactions
 GainScheduled Stability and Command Augmentation
 Adaptive Neural Network Control
 Robust NonlinearInverseDynamic Control
 References for Chapter 7
