Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering is a text book that provides an introductory, thorough overview of aeronautical engineering, and it is aimed at serving as reference for an undergraduate course on aerospace engineering. The Second Edition has been published in 2017.

Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering (2nd Edition)

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The Second Edition of Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering is licensed under a Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License, and it is offered in open access in «pdf» format. This licensing is aligned with a philosophy of sharing and spreading knowledge.

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Fundamentals of aerospace engineering is an undergraduate introductory course to the fascinating discipline of aeronautical engineering.

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