The Simple Science of Flight
From Insects to Jumbo JetsBook - 1996
From the smallest gnat to the largest aircraft, all things that fly obey the same aerodynamic principles. The Simple Science of Flight offers an introduction to the mechanics of flight and, beyond that, to the scientific attitude that finds wonder in simple calculations, forging connections between, say, the energy efficiency of a peanut butter sandwich and that of the kerosene that fuels a jumbo jet.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1996
Edition: 1st English language ed
Branch Call Number: 629.132/TEN