Flight Dynamics II (Stability)
IIT Madras ; Dr. Nandan Kumar Sinha (2012-07-17)
Outline: Airplane nomenclature and aerodynamics, Review of basics of rigid body dynamics, Concepts of static and dynamic stability, Need for stability in an airplane, Purpose of controls, Inherently and marginally stable airplanes, Longitudinal and Lateral directional static stability. Stick Fixed. Stick Free. Pre-requisites: Introduction to aerodynamics and flight mechanics principles.
National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)