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Whittle, Frank 1907-1996

Overview
Works: 41 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 2,057 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Internet videos  Academic theses 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL540.W48, 629.14353
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Most widely held works by Frank Whittle
Whittle, the true story by John Golley( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortæller om udviklingen af den første jetmotor, og om dens opfinder. Fortæller også om den utrolige kamp, Whittle havde mod det officielle og industrielle bureaukrati i England. I modsætning hertil tog USA straks hans opfindelse til sig
Gas turbine aero-thermodynamics : with special reference to aircraft propulsion by Frank Whittle( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time simplified methods of dealing with gas turbine thermal cycles, and further theoretical innovations, have been embodied into a concise textbook. All the major aspects of the subject are covered in a comprehensive and lucid manner. Examples are included for greater clarity
Jet, the story of a pioneer by Frank Whittle( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis of the jet : Frank Whittle and the invention of the jet engine by John Golley( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a genius throttled by British government bureaucracy. On 12 April 1937 Whittle became the first person to successfully start and run a turbojet engine, yet his company was nationalised and he was banned from engine production
Whittle: The Jet Pioneer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Sir Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine. Includes comments by Whittle himself, his son Ian, veteran test pilot Captain Eric Brown RN and Hans von Ohain, designer of the first German jet engine
The advent of the aircraft gas turbine by Frank Whittle( Book )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet by Frank Whittle( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in Japanese and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet : Frank Whittle and the invention of the jet engine by John Golley( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encounter between the jet engine inventors : Sir Frank Whittle and Dr. Hans von Ohain 3-4 May 1978( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jet man; the story of Sir Frank Whittle by John Rowland( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early history of the Whittle jet propulsion gas turbine by Frank Whittle( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hurrell's hollywood : a book of postcards by Frank Whittle( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Genius of the jet : Sir Frank Whittle, 1907-1996( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of the life and work of Frank Whittle, the designer of the first successful jet engine, is told through interviews with him and others who knew and worked with him
Future developments in aircraft design by Frank Whittle( Book )

3 editions published between 1928 and 1964 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Test running log for Whittle W.1X engine] [ms. by Frank Whittle( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Test running log for Whittle W.1 engine] [ms. vol.] by Frank Whittle( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Genesis of the jet : Frank Whittle and the invention of the jet engine
Alternative Names
Frank Whittle angielski konstruktor lotniczy

Frank Whittle British Royal Air Force engineer air officer

Frank Whittle Brits ruimteingenieur (1907-1996)

Frank Whittle englischer Pilot, Erfinder und Geschäftsmann

Frank Whittle ingegnere e aviatore britannico

Whittle, F. A. 1907-1996

Whittle, F. A. (Frank A.), 1907-1996

Whittle, Frank 1907-1996

Whittle, Frank 1907- Sir

Whittle, Frank A. 1907-1996

Whittle, Frank, Sir

Whittle, Frank, Sir, 1907-

Whittle, Sir Frank

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