What Is to Be Learned?
This chapter covers the following topics:
Introduction to configuring aircraft geometry: shaping and layout
Shaping and layout of civil aircraft
Civil aircraft fuselage shaping and layout with example
Configuration of civil aircraft wing design with example
Configuration of civil aircraft empennage design with example
Configuration of civil aircraft nacelle design with example
Undercarriage design considerations
Finalizing civil aircraft configuration
Miscellaneous considerations for civil aircraft
Shaping and layout of military aircraft
Configuration of military advanced jet trainer with example
Configuration of military aircraft CAS version with example
6.1.1 Coursework Content
Intensive classroom work starts with this chapter, one of the most important in the book. Readers begin with the layout of aircraft geometry derived from customer specifications. The information in Chapters 3 and 4 is used extensively to configure the aircraft.