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Author Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.

Title Aerodynamics : selected topics in the light of their historical development / Theodore von Kármán
Published Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 203 pages) : illustrations
Series Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering Ser
Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering Ser
Contents I. Aerodynamic Research before the Era of Flight -- II. The Theory of Lift -- III. Theories of Drag and Skin Friction -- IV. Supersonic Aerodynamics -- V. Stability and Aeroelasticity -- VI. From the Propeller to the Space Rocket
Summary Charming, reader-friendly chronicle by a famous pioneer in aerodynamic research traces the development of dynamic flight from the time of Newton through the 20th century. Itrecounts struggles of engineers and physicists with problems associated with lift, drag, stability, aeroelasticity, and the sound barrier. 72 figures. 1957 edition
Notes Originally published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1954
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aerodynamics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0486434850
1621985970 (electronic bk.)
9781621985976 (electronic bk.)