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Description - Aerodynamics of the Airplane by ClarkB. Millikan

Written on the eve of World War II, this brief but intensive introduction by one of the founders of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory deals with the basic problems of aerodynamics. State-of-the-art at the time of its original publication, Millikan's pioneering work will appeal to science historians as well as students looking to encounter this legendary text by one of the earliest and most important members of their profession. 1941 edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486823706
ISBN-10: 0486823709
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - ClarkB. Millikan

Clark B. Millikan (1903-1966) was a distinguished professor of engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He was active in the establishment and management of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory from World War II on, and was an advisor on aeronautical matters to the U.S. military establishment. He taught the first course in rocket propulsion given in the United States. Dover is proud to reprint Millikan's Aerodynamics of the Airplane, an important milestone in the history of aeronautical literature.