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The wind and beyond; Theodore von Kármán, pioneer in aviation and pathfinder in space,

Author: Theodore Von Kármán; Lee Edson
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Wind and beyond.
Boston, Little, Brown [1967]
(OCoLC)573059798
Named Person: Theodore Von Kármán; Theodore Von Kármán; Theodore Von Kármán
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Von Kármán; Lee Edson
ISBN: 0316907537 9780316907538
OCLC Number: 1169593
Description: 376 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: 1. Prodigy --
2. The Minta --
3. The Royal Joseph --
4. High Priests of Georgia Augusta --
5. Paris Interlude --
6. Privat Dozent --
7. Beginning of Aviation Science --
8. New Concepts in Physics --
9. Early Days at Aachen --
10. World War I --
11. Revolution in Hungary --
12. Gliders --
13. Teaching at Aachen --
14. Junkers and von Zeppelin --
15. First Visit to U.S. --
16. Japan --
17. Turbulence --
18. Last Days in Germany --
19. Early Days at Cal Tech --
20. From Palomar to Plaster of Paris --
21. Lighter than Air --
22. DC-3 and Flying Wing --
23. Bohr, Fermi, Einstein --
24. Trailing the Wind Around the World --
25. China Takes to the Air --
26. New Jobs for Aerodynamics --
27. Collapse of the Tacoma Bridge --
28. Glimmerings of High Speed --
29. Approaching Supersonic Flight --
30. Rockets and the "Suicide Club" --
31. JATO Becomes a Success --
32. Aerojet Is Launched --
33. The Vision of Hap Arnold --
34. Right After the War 35. Russia and Hungary --
36. Blueprint for the U.S.A.F. --
37. A New Air Force Emerges --
38. Dr. Tsien of Red China --
39. How I "Lost" $12,000,000 --
40. AGARD: The Beginning --
41. AGARD: In Operation --
42. AGARD: The Lessons --
43. Outside the Ring of Steel --
44. What's Ahead.
Responsibility: by Theodore von Kármán with Lee Edson.

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