AERODYNAMICS. Selected topics in the Light of Their Historical Development.
Charming, reader-friendly chronicle by a famous pioneer in aerodynamic research traces the development of dynamic flight from the time of Newton through the 20th century. It recounts struggles of engineers and physicists with problems associated with lift, drag, stability, aeroelasticity, and the sound barrier. 72 figures. 1957 edition.
Reprint of the Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 1954 edition.