by Leonard Bairstow
Publisher: Longmans, Green 1920
Number of pages: 572
The work aims at the extraction of principles of flight from, and the illustration of the use of, detailed information on aeronautics now available from many sources. The subject of aerodynamics is almost wholly based on experiment, and methods are described of obtaining basic information from tests on aircraft in flight or from tests in a wind channel on models of aircraft and aircraft parts.
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- Federal Aviation Administration
Weight and balance, two of the most important factors affecting flight safety, are thoroughly discussed in this handbook. Indispensable for those responsible for aircraft weight distribution - the engineers, designers, and pilots.
by R. Dale Reed - NASA History Office
A story of the most unusual flying machines ever flown, the lifting bodies. It is a story about the engineers who committed a significant part of their lives to prove that the concept was a viable one for use in spacecraft of the future.
by Theodore A. Talay - NASA History Division
This book is an introductory course in aerodynamics. It provides more than a layman's treatment of the subject but not the detail as taught in many individual courses on the college level. The result is a highly qualitative, illustrated set of notes.
by Christopher E. Brennen - Cambridge University Press
The book for graduate students and researchers at the cutting edge of investigations into the fundamental nature of multiphase flows. It is intended as a reference book for the basic methods used in the treatment of multiphase flows.