Basic Concepts

  • Mrinal KaushikEmail author


In the study of aerodynamics, one needs to know various fundamental definitions, point-by-point scientific classification and thorough understanding of underlying physical principles, related mechanics, and suitable mathematical concepts. Certainly, these conceptions are common to other fields as well, and it is the aim of this chapter to identify and discuss those concepts that are appropriate to aerodynamics and that are to be utilized in the subsequent chapters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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