A History And Philosophy Fluid Mechanics

$15.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
486681033
SUBTITLE:
ISBN-10 DIGIT:
0486681033
ISBN-13 DIGIT:
STANDARD NUMBER:
AUTHOR-1:
G.A. Tokaty
AUTHOR-2:
AUTHOR-3:
AUTHOR-4:
AUTHOR-5:
PUBLISHER-1:
PUBLISHER-2:
PUBLISHER ACRONYM:
DISTRIBUTOR:
SUBJECT/CATEGORY-4:
COPYRIGHT/PUBLICATION DATE:
1971
BINDING:
Paperback
EDITION NUMBER:
SERIES:
PAGE COUNT:
241
LAST UPDATE (DATE):

Through the centuries, the intricacies of fluid mechanics the study of the laws of motion and fluids in motion have occupied many of history's greatest minds. In this pioneering account, a distinguished aeronautical scientist presents a history of fluid mechanics focusing on the achievements of the pioneering scientists and thinkers whose inspirations and experiments lay behind the evolution of such disparate devices as irrigation lifts, ocean liners, windmills, fireworks and spacecraft.