Aircraft Engineering Principles is the essential text for anyone studying for licensed A&P or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer status. The book is written to meet the requirements of JAR-66/ECAR-66, the Joint Aviation Requirement (to be replaced by European Civil Aviation Regulation) for all aircraft engineers within Europe, which is also being continuously harmonised with Federal Aviation Administation requirements in the USA. The book covers modules 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 of JAR-66/ECAR-66 in full and to a depth appropriate for Aircraft Maintenance Certifying Technicians, and will also be a valuabe reference for those taking ab initio programmes in JAR-147/ECAR-147 and FAR-147. In addition, the necessary mathematics, aerodynamics and electrical principles have been included to meet the requirements of introductory Aerospace Engineering courses. Numerous written and multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each chapter, to aid learning. Solutions are available for adopting instructors.


Aircraft Maintenance Engineers including Airframe and Propulsion Mechanics, Certifying Mechanics, Technicians and Engineers and those following JAR-66/ECAR-66 and related training programmes in the UK, Europe and US.


Preface Acknowledgements Part I: Introduction 1. Introduction 1.1 The aircraft engineering industry 1.2 Differing job roles for aircraft maintenance certifying staff 1.3 Opportunities for training, education and career progression 1.4 CAA licence structure, qualifications, examinations and levels 1.5 Overview of airworthiness regulation, aircraft maintenance and its safety culture Part II: Scientific Fundamentals 2. Mathematics 2.1 Introduction 2.2 Arithmetic 2.3 Algebra 2.4 Geometry and trigonometry 2.5 Multiple choice questions 3. Further mathematics 3.1 Further algebra 3.2 Further trigonometry 3.3 Statistical methods 3.4 Calculus 4. Physics 4.1 Summary 4.2 Units of measurement 4.3 Fundamentals 4.4 Matter 4.5 The states of matter 4.6 Mechanics 4.7 Statics 4.8 Dynamics 4.9 Fluids 4.10 Thermodynamics 4.11 Light, waves, and sound 4.12 Multiple choice questions Part III: Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals 5. Electrical fundamentals 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Electron theory 5.3 Static electricity and conduction 5.4 Electrical terminology 5.5 Generation of electricity 5.6 DC sources of electricity 5.7 DC circuits 5.8 Resistance and resistors 5.9 Power 5.10 Capacitance and capacitors 5.11 Magnetism 5.12 Inductance and inductors 5.13 DC motors/generator theory 5.14 AC theory 5.15 Resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits 5.16 Transformers 5.17 Filters 5.18 AC generators 5.19 AC motors 5.20 Multiple choice questions 6. Electronic fundamentals 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Semiconductors 6.3 Printed circuit boards 6.4 Servomechanisms 6.5 Multiple choice questions Part IV: Fundamentals of Aerodynamics 7. Basic aerodynamics 7.1 Introduction 7.2 A review of atmospheric physics 7.3 Elementary aerodynamics 7.4 Flight forces and aircraft loading 7.5 Flight stability and dynamics 7.6 Control and controllability 7.7 Multiple choice questions Appendices Index.




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