Spinning flight : dynamics of frisbees, boomerangs, samaras, and skipping stones (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Spinning flight : dynamics of frisbees, boomerangs, samaras, and skipping stones

Author: Ralph Lorenz
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In short, the book discusses a range of familiar, connected, but largely undeveloped, topics in an accessible, but complete, manner.From the reviews of the first edition:"In his fascinating book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Lorenz
ISBN: 9780387472898 0387472894
OCLC Number: 1136889723
Notes: Note : Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 16 mai 2014).
Note : TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Introduction --
Aerodynamics of balls --
Bouncing balls, airbags, and tumbleweeds --
Spinning bullets, bombs, and rockets --
Satellites and spin --
Encountering asteroids and comets --
Planetary probes and spinning parachutes --
Frisbees --
Flying cylinders and rings --
Spinning aircraft and nonspinning disc aircraft --
The boomerang --
Samaras --
Skipping stones and bouncing bombs --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Ralph D. Lorenz.

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