Aerodynamics by Theodore Von Karman

By Theodore Von Karman

Charming, reader-friendly chronicle by way of a well-known pioneer in aerodynamic examine lines the advance of dynamic flight from the time of Newton in the course of the twentieth century. It recounts struggles of engineers and physicists with difficulties linked to carry, drag, balance, aeroelasticity, and the sound barrier. seventy two figures. 1957 version.

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