1. Introduction and Ballooning
In this clip, Professor Hoekstra will explain you why the topic of Aeronautics is still so relevant today, and why the topic is such a challenging one!
Before learning about modern aviation principles, we need to know how this discipline has envolved. In this clip, Mr. Hoekstra will go through the history of flight.
In this lecture we will look at the principle behind mankind’s first succesful flights: Ballooning
Having discussed some fundamental concepts of ballooning in the previous clip, Professor Hoekstra will now look at how exactly balloons generate lift.
Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering by TU Delft OpenCourseWare is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://ocw.tudelft.nl/courses/introduction-aeronautical-engineering/.