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Useful websites

Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:21 pm
by Dutch Roll
PART 66 MODULE 2 - PHYSICS

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/hframe.html Hyperphysics


PART 66 MODULE 3 - ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/electricCircuits/index.htm Lessons in Electric Circuits

http://www.sea.siemens.com/step/templat ... city:1:1:1 VERY good electrical theory interactive site.


PART 66 MODULE 4 - ELECTRONIC FUNDAMENTALS

http://www.eta-sda.com/ General Electronics Site

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/G_KNOTT/ Electronics for Beginners

http://www.kpsec.freeuk.com/components/diode.htm#signal Diode Basics

http://www.atra.mod.uk/atra/rsabst/pdf/ ... nchros.pdf Synchros

http://www.play-hookey.com/ Digital theory


PART 66 MODULE 5 - DIGITAL TECHNIQUES/ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS

http://www.condoreng.com/support/downlo ... torial.PDF ARINC 429 Tutorial

http://www.condoreng.com/support/downlo ... torial.PDF MIL-STD-1553 Tutorial

http://www.techoptics.com/pages/Fiber%2 ... 0Home.html Fibre Optics Basics

http://www.commspecial.com/fiberguide.htm Fibre Optics Basics

http://www.tscm.com/riprcop.html Time Domain Relectometry

http://www.esda.org/standards.html ESDS Website

http://www.aeronautics.hut.fi/edu/kurss ... _Datab.pdf Digital Databus Basics

http://www.ihsaviation.com/ac/AC33-4-3.pdf HIRF

http://www.goreelectronics.com/ Fibre optics


PART 66 MODULE 6 - MATERIALS AND HARDWARE

http://www.airbus.com/pdf/customer/fast03/corr.pdf Corrosion Tutorial

http://httd.njuct.edu.cn/MatWeb/material/m_.htm all you need to know about just about any material


PART 66 MODULE 7 - MAINTENANCE PRACTICES

http://www.pinsandsockets.nl/ Pins & Sockets


PART 66 MODULE 8 - BASIC AERODYNAMICS


PART 66 MODULE 11 - AEROPLANE AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

http://www.goodyearaviation.com/img/pdf ... manual.pdf Goodyear Aviation

http://142.26.194.131/aerodynamics1/ Aerodynamics

http://www.av8n.com/how/ See how it Flies

http://adg.stanford.edu/aa241/AircraftDesign.html bit heavy in places but all educational stuff.

http://142.26.194.131/ university intranet. Good basic stuff ref aerodynamics/systems, etc.

http://www.dunlopaircrafttyres.com/tyrecare/ Dunlop Tyres


PART 66 MODULE 12 - HELICOPTER AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

http://www.b-domke.de/AviationImages/Rotorhead.html Rotorheads

http://www.dynamicflight.com/aerodynamics/ Helicopter Aerodynamics


PART 66 MODULE 13 - AIRCRAFT AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS

http://www.arinc.com/downloads/tcas/tcas.pdf TCAS tutorial

http://www.honeywelltcas.com/products_p ... tguide.pdf TCAS tutorial

http://www.acarsonline.co.uk/ ACARS

http://www.trimble.com/gps/ Trimble GPS Tutorial

http://www.colorado.edu/geography/gcraf ... gps_f.html GPS Overview

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/faq/gpsfaq.htm#What GPS USCG Nav Centre

http://gps.losangeles.af.mil/ GPS Navstar

http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/gpsinfo.html GPS USNO

http://www.aec.ohiou.edu/projects.htm#navig.htm MLS

http://www.rannoch.com/MLSDemo.html MLS

http://www4.tpgi.com.au/users/ldbutler/ ... lation.htm Radio Basics - Intermodulation

http://www.radio-electronics.com/info/r ... perhet.htm Radio Basics - Superhet Receivers

http://w1.859.telia.com/~u85920178/conv/syn-info.htm Radio Basics - PLL

http://webhome.idirect.com/~jproc/hyper ... uture.html Loran C

http://www.ecacnav.com/rvsm/default.htm RVSM

http://www.navfltsm.addr.com/vor-nav.htm VOR Navigation

http://www.everythingweather.com/weathe ... adar.shtml Weather Radar

http://www.artietheairplane.com/radar.htm Weather Radar - Collins WXR 700X

http://www.marconi.com/media/gecjournal ... 3/p140.pdf Marconi INS/IRS

http://www.egpws.com./index.html GPWS

http://www.mne.psu.edu/undergrad/casest ... ml#N40000D Schuler pendulum explained

PART 66 MODULE 15 - GAS TURBINE ENGINE

http://www.rolls-royce.com/education/default.jsp Rolls Royce Jet Engine Basics

http://www.concordesst.com/powerplant.html# Supersonic Engine

http://www.bryanweatherup.com/gouge/API/Engines.doc useful quick revision guide for engines (navy based)

http://www.navygouge.com/newstuff/api/E ... ngines.doc useful quick revision guide for engines

http://www.aoxj32.dsl.pipex.com/index.html Jet engine tutorial

http://hpcc.grc.nasa.gov/catsslm/StallLine/ Jet engine info

http://www.geae.com/education/engines101/index.html Basic Gas turbine info

http://www.geae.com/education/engines101/index.html GP7200 Engine info

http://www.conidia.com/jet_fuel_fungus.html Fuel Fungus

Dont say I didnt Try!!!!!

Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:25 pm
by hugoj_air
:shock: Good god, surely thats not all for one occupation. You would
need to be Einstein 10 times over to even look at that lot, never mind
take it all in. :shock:

Hugo.

Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:10 am
by Dutch Roll
thats not the half of it hugo!!! its just reference,not all that is covered in so much detail!!

Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 7:53 pm
by hugoj_air
And I thought school was tough. I just wonder why anyone would
want to put themselves through that type of torture. I mean how
can one person take in all that AND more, AND remember in detail
when required. I suppose there are other occupation's which take
as much dedication as Aircraft Engineers in training. Then have to
keep up to date on all new advance's in the field. I can only thank
god I don't have to go to all that trouble to I order to earn a living.
Of-course it does take total dedication. It's only when I seen the
list and only a short one shown, that my admiration for anyone who
take's that route has just gone up several notches.

Hugo.

Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 8:35 pm
by Dutch Roll
well if you see the syllabus its a bit hectic,and the exams throw up a lot of trick nasty questions(especially IAA who ask about stuff thats not used anymore e.g germanium diodes and also give wrong formulas for non-inverting amps),and most of the important stuff goes into big detail(level3),every single little value eg. forward bias voltage of a NPN transistor must be remembered,and thats the easiest(well aerodynamics is)

Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 11:20 pm
by hugoj_air
Why doe's the IAA do that. Do they think that there just might be an aircraft still flying out there with that type of equipment, or are they
just sadist's, who enjoy seeing people squirming under pressure, for
no reasonable reason.

Hugo.

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2005 1:00 pm
by Dutch Roll
IAA = Irish Ageing Aviation,now that should help

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2005 7:51 pm
by hugoj_air
Ya, it does. I take it your fully qualified yourself, so you not worried
about bounce back from them. If that's the case, as I said before
you have my full admiration for the dedication all aircraft engineers/
technician's have to put in, in order to qualify.

Hugo.

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 7:17 pm
by alphaLaura
I have to make a presentation on some topic of my choice soon for college and I'm going to head down the aerodynamics line. What I need is some decent, mathematical reference material along the lines of this: http://142.26.194.131/aerodynamics1/ so any similar links would be really appreciated if you know of 'em :]

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 12:44 am
by Xacto
Hello Laura,

Here are a few to keep you busy.

Anderson and Erberhardt ?Understanding Flight?

Aerodynamics for Students

Compressible Aerodynamics Calculator

NASA Glen Research Centre Aerodynamics Index

Professor MS Cramer?s Fluid Mechanics Page

Physics of Flight Revisited

Aerofoil Misconceptions

NASA Aerofoil Simulator

NASA - Bernoulli vs Newton


Dutch Roll,

That?s a fantastic collection of links, well done. They?ll keep me reading all winter.
Perhaps Mark could start a sticky thread to gather all contributed links together, properly annotated and indexed rather like they?ve done on Pprune. We could keep this thread for requests and extraneous comments.

Xacto.

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 11:35 am
by Dutch Roll
laura one of the books i put in under the recommed text section is perfect for what you ask for its-Mechanics of Flight - A.C. Kermode

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:45 pm
by alphaLaura
Hey, thank you both! Those sites are excellent, and I'll try and get my hands on that book :]

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:12 pm
by hugoj_air
extraneous comments. nice one Xacto, have to remember that one :)

Hugo.

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 10:41 pm
by Xacto
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Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:51 pm
by Yaw Damper
good man!