By Peter H. Zipfel
This e-book unifies all facets of flight dynamics for the effective improvement of aerospace car simulations. It makes use of tensors for modeling flight dynamics in a sort invariant less than coordinate variations. For implementation, the tensors are switched over to matrices, leading to compact machine code. The reader can choose templates of missiles, airplane, or hypersonic autos to jump-start a specific application.
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1). Many derivations rely on it, particularly the formulation of the translational and attitude equations of motion. Shifting from the inertial to the Earth frame incurs such apparent forces as the Coriolis and centrifugal forces. Finally in this chapter we solve the fundamental kinematic problem of flight dynamics, namely, given the body rates of the vehicle, determine the attitude angles. We take three approaches. The Euler method integrates the Euler angles directly with the penalty of singularities in the differential equations.