AIAA Fellow Daniel Raymer is a world-renowned expert in aerospace vehicle design. President of Conceptual Research Corporation, he received the Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach (Aiaa Education Series) [Daniel P. Raymer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The book presents. “I never felt that I had a good formulation of (Design) until I read the introduction of Daniel Raymer’s Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach. Raymer implies.

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The new fourth edition is enhanced in many areas, with improvements and dezign of the text, expanded sizing and analysis methods, and up-to-date treatments of emerging technologies and concepts.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This is an excellent, and for the time being the authoratative, book about aircraft design. Keep making your books available to the EAA!! I have used this technique several times since buying the book. The book is the required design text at numerous universities around the world and is a favorite of practicing design engineers.

It contains design methods, illustrations, tips, explanations and equations, and has extensive appendices with key data for design.

Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach by Daniel Raymer

This book does NOT. Simplified Aircraft Design for Homebuilders. Timothy J Edward rated it really dajiel it May 22, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Doesn’t go into as much detail as some other textbooks such as the Roskham series, but is compact, easy to follow and well written.


Provides a nice overview of the entire conceptual design process. ScanEagle UAV small drone2. Facetmobile lifting body I particularly like chapter 7 on lofting. This book is very comprehensive, easy to read, and logical in its approach to alrcraft aircraft design. A new section provides an introduction to spaceflight and rockets including thrust analysis and vehicle sizing for launch and planetary missions.

Appendices are revised and additional exam questions are provided.

Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach by Daniel P. Raymer

To ask other readers questions about Aircraft Designplease sign up. Desig Choose a language for shopping. Dawie Marais rated it it was ok Mar 22, Used heavily in industry in Preliminary Design Groups, at least as a reference 2. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Interesting and easy to read, the book has more than pages of design methods, illustrations, tips, explanations, and equations, and dqniel extensive appendices with key data essential to design.

Open Preview See a Problem? This is the applied, design oriented type of knowledge and thinking that all engineers need and is unfortunately not being taught by most schools, albeit it is of course specific to aircraft. Get to Know Us.

No trivia or quizzes yet. There’s also a good interlude where the author gives us a step-by-step example of how you could do conceptual design. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I’m not an Aerospace Engineer, my application was more in in-line with RC use and maybe even kit construction, but I found this book to be quite readable. I read this like one would read the bible. It also has two good example designs in the approacy, plus LOTS of good reference data throughout the book. The course was offered in two sections. For anyone who wants to become an aerospace engineer reading a book like this should put desiign type of work they’ll do in the proper context.


The best part of this book is that it is split into two halves.

As been pointed out by others, there is not much talk of airfoils and many specifics of piston aircraft. Comprehensive at Level 0 sizing of many aircraft 3.

Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach

Idris Rianto rated it really liked it Apr 05, Hardcoverpages. Scout XC Apache trike4. My go-to reference book for aircraft design. Very useful design information that was missing from my college aerospace education, which focused mostly on analysis.

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It covers not only aerodynamics, stability, and stress analysis I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Concepts were well explained, and I learned a bit. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.