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Aircraft Stability and Control

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Introduction to Static Stability.
Stability and Trim.
Stability: Wing Contribution.
Stability: Tail Contribution and Static Margin.
Problems : Stability and Wing Contribution.
Problems : Stability Tail Contribution.
Neutral Point and Fuselage Contribution.
Longitudinal Control.
Longitudinal Control continued.....
Control: Elevator.
CL_trim Vs e_trim.
Neutral Point: A Closer Look.
Contribution of Engine towards Stability.
Trim:Cruise,Climb and Landing.
Trim: Maneuver.
Maneuvering Point: Stick Fixed.
Numerical: Stick Fixed Maneuvering Point and Flight Demonstration.
Directional Stability.
Directional Control.
Lateral Stability and Control.
Numericals : Directional, Lateral Stability and Control.
Stick Free Stability.
Stick Free Stability continued....
Hinge Moment and Hinge Moment Derivative.
Aircraft Handling Qualities.
Aircraft Handling Qualities continued....
Reversible Control: Stick Free and Trim Tabs.
Numericals: Stick Free.
Numericals: Stick Free Continued....
Handling Qualities: Maneuvering Flight.
Determination of Neutral Point and Maneuvering Point by Flight Experiment.
Ponit Mass Equation of Motion.
Forces and Moments.
Aircraft Equations of Motion.
Six Degrees of Freedom of an Aircraft.
6 DoF : Angular Momentum Components.
Vector in a Rotating Frame.
Euler Angles.
Small Perturbation Theory.
Small Perturbation Theory Continued....
Perturbed Equations of Motion: Longitudinal Case.
Perturbed Force : fz.
Perturbed Force : fz Continued....
Perturbed Pitching Moment.
Longitudinal Dimensional Stability Derivatives.
Dynamic Stability.
Longitudinal Modes.
Short Period and Phugoid Approximations.
Pure Pitching Motion.
Stability Augmentation System (SAS).
Lateral-Directional Motion.
Tutorial - 1.
Tutorial - 2.
Tutorial - 3.
Tutorial - 4.
History of Aviation.

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