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The wind and beyond; Theodore von Kármán, pioneer in aviation and pathfinder in space, by Theodore von Kármán with Lee Edson.

Author/Creator:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Edition:
[1st ed.].
Publication:
Boston, Little, Brown [1967]
Format/Description:
Book
376 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Subjects:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Aeronautical engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
Aeronautical engineers.
United States
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Contents:
1. Prodigy
2. The Minta
3. The Royal Joseph
4. High Priests of Georgia Augusta
5. Paris Interlude
6. Privat Dozent
7. Beginning of Aviation Science
8. New Concepts in Physics
9. Early Days at Aachen
10. World War I
11. Revolution in Hungary
12. Gliders
13. Teaching at Aachen
14. Junkers and von Zeppelin
15. First Visit to U.S.
16. Japan
17. Turbulence
18. Last Days in Germany
19. Early Days at Cal Tech
20. From Palomar to Plaster of Paris
21. Lighter than Air
22. DC-3 and Flying Wing
23. Bohr, Fermi, Einstein
24. Trailing the Wind Around the World
25. China Takes to the Air
26. New Jobs for Aerodynamics
27. Collapse of the Tacoma Bridge
28. Glimmerings of High Speed
29. Approaching Supersonic Flight
30. Rockets and the "Suicide Club"
31. JATO Becomes a Success
32. Aerojet Is Launched
33. The Vision of Hap Arnold
34. Right After the War 35. Russia and Hungary
36. Blueprint for the U.S.A.F.
37. A New Air Force Emerges
38. Dr. Tsien of Red China
39. How I "Lost" $12,000,000
40. AGARD: The Beginning
41. AGARD: In Operation
42. AGARD: The Lessons
43. Outside the Ring of Steel
44. What's Ahead.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-361).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1967
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Edson, Lee.
Other format:
Online version: Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963. Wind and beyond.
ISBN:
0316907537
9780316907538
OCLC:
1169593
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