By Carl T. Herakovich
This ebook presents a close heritage of the
United States nationwide Committee on Theoretical and utilized Mechanics
(USNC/TAM) of the USA nationwide Academies, the connection among the USNC/TAM
and IUTAM, and a evaluation of the numerous mechanicians who constructed the sphere over
time. It emphasizes the delivery and development of USNC/TAM, the beginning and development of
the greater foreign Union of Theoretical and utilized Mechanics (IUTAM),
and explores the paintings of mechanics from Aristotle to the current. Written by
the former Secretary of USNC/TAM, Dr. Carl T. Herakovich of the college of
Virginia, the ebook profiles luminaries of mechanics together with Galileo, Newton,
Bernoulli, Euler, Cauchy, Prandtl, Einstein, von Kármán, Timoshenko, and in so doing
provides perception into centuries of clinical and technologic advance.
By A. Bowdoin Van Riper
Beginning with international battle II, missiles remodeled the artwork of battle. For the 1st time, towns of warring countries have been at risk of unexpected, unannounced, long-distance destruction. whilst, rockets made attainable one of many nice triumphs of the trendy age―the exploration of house. Rockets and Missiles strains the heritage of the expertise that ended in both the nice worry of worldwide battle, and the good pleasure of the gap Age. starting with the origins of rocketry in medieval and early sleek Asia, the amount specializes in rocketry in late-20th-century Western Europe, Russia, and the USA, and in addition covers the unfold of rocket expertise in East Asia, the center East, and elsewhere.
Rockets and Missiles covers every little thing any pupil or layperson would have to comprehend the heritage of rocketry. The advent stories easy rules of physics and easy components of chemical rocket expertise. Chapters hint the heritage of rockets from their origins to the current day, with a specific emphasis at the years considering the fact that international battle II. All 3 critical makes use of of rocket expertise are coated intimately: missiles as long-range strategic guns and short-range tactical guns, and rockets as release autos for sending payloads into house The ebook concludes with a survey of different types of non-chemical rockets now lower than improvement to be used in outer house. whereas Rockets and Missiles covers the improvement of the know-how, together with how rockets better in functionality, reliability, and flexibility. The ebook additionally stresses the impression of rocket technology―both army and civilian―on daily life.
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