Theodore von Kármán was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer, and physicist who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics. He is responsible for many key advances in aerodynamics, notably his work. Aerodynamics has 3 ratings and 1 review. Marco said: This is a perfect engineering based book that is writtenfor the non-science and non-engineering bas. Known as the father of supersonic flight, Theodore von Kármán ( – ) made major contributions to aviation and space technology, aerodynamics, and.

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Aerodynamics: Selected Topics in the Light of Their Historical Development

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Archived from the original on 17 July Nice little book for beach or summer reading for engineers. Charles Talbot Porter McKusick Harold Varmus Fluid Dynamics and Other Things”. Ervin George Bailey Behavioral and social science.

Specific contributions include theories of non-elastic buckling, unsteady wakes in circum-cylinder flow, stability of laminar flow, turbulence, airfoils in steady and unsteady flow, boundary layers, and supersonic aerodynamics.

It describes the basics of aerodynamics and provides some history of how our understanding developed.

He died during a cure in Aachen in This book was originally published more than 50 years ago. Stanley Cohen Donald A. Point in fact, the laymen reader will find this book quite readable and understandable.


Aerodynamics: Selected Topics in the Light of Their Historical Development

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