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Modeling Ships and Space Craft: The Science and Art of Mastering the Oceans and Sky

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Modeling Ships and Space Craft: The Science and Art of Mastering the Oceans and Sky is a book for anyone interested in the history of technology - specifically the methods and science behind the marine and aeronautical designs of today. It will differ from other books on the topic because it will use accessible language and is the only one to include real examples from the work done during the era when the Navies of the world moved from wooden sailing vessels to powered metal ships. The book focuses on the history of hydrodynamic (aero and fluid) theory and its progression - with some very accessible science examples - covering the field's seminal theories and practical designs. The book starts with Aristotle's & Archimedes' concepts, and finds its way to William Froude and David Taylor, trailblazers in the history of space craft/ship design. Hagler then moves on to computer modeling and its role in hydrodynamics, and traces the practical use of these theories of fluids at rest and in motion from the first models tested in towing basins through the design of Burt Rutan's Ansari 2004 X Prize-winning Spaceship One.

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This clear and accessible demonstration of how hydrodynamics and fluid mechanics influence out lives covers their deployment in naval and aeronautical design from the early twentieth century to the present day, and includes seminal theories and designs.

Synopsis:

This book focuses on the history of hydrodynamic (aero and fluid) theory and its progression - with some very accessible science examples - covering the field's seminal theories and practical designs. The book starts with Aristotle's & Archimedes' concepts, and finds its way to William Froude and David Taylor, trailblazers in the history of space craft/ship design. Computer modeling and its role in hydrodynamics, are also covered. Modeling Ships and Space Craft: The Science and Art of Mastering the Oceans and Sky is a book for anyone interested in the history of technology - specifically the methods and science behind the marine and aeronautical designs of today.

About the Author

Gina A. Hagler is a freelance science writer, a member of the DCSWA (DC Science Writers), the National Association of Science Writers, and

Table of Contents

Preface.- Part I - Fluid Dynamics in Action.- Chapter 1 - Airborne Creatures.- Chapter 2 - Human Innovation.- Chapter 3 - Aquatic Creatures.- Part II - Evolution of Theory.- Chapter 4 - Hydrodynamic Theorists.- Chapter 5 - Aerodynamic Theorists.- Part III - Scale Model Testing Begins.- Chapter 6 - William Froude.- Chapter 7 - David Watson Taylor.- Chapter 8 - Early Aviators.- Chapter 9 - The Wright Brothers.- Chapter 10 - Rocketmen.- Part IV - Model Testing Today.- Chapter 11 - Computational Fluid Dynamics.- Glossary.- Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781461445951
Author:
Hagler, Gina
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Aircraft design
Subject:
automobile design
Subject:
book on hydromechanics
Subject:
computer simulation in aerodynamics
Subject:
economies in design
Subject:
Fluid dynamics
Subject:
hydromechanics and aerona
Subject:
utics
Subject:
modeling hydromechanical properties
Subject:
Naval architecture
Subject:
ship design
Subject:
simulations of hydromechanics
Subject:
Fluid- and Aerodynamics
Subject:
Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
Subject:
Aerospace Technology and Astronautics
Subject:
History of science
Subject:
hydromechanics and aeronautics
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
263
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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Product details 263 pages Springer - English 9781461445951 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This clear and accessible demonstration of how hydrodynamics and fluid mechanics influence out lives covers their deployment in naval and aeronautical design from the early twentieth century to the present day, and includes seminal theories and designs.
"Synopsis" by , This book focuses on the history of hydrodynamic (aero and fluid) theory and its progression - with some very accessible science examples - covering the field's seminal theories and practical designs. The book starts with Aristotle's & Archimedes' concepts, and finds its way to William Froude and David Taylor, trailblazers in the history of space craft/ship design. Computer modeling and its role in hydrodynamics, are also covered. Modeling Ships and Space Craft: The Science and Art of Mastering the Oceans and Sky is a book for anyone interested in the history of technology - specifically the methods and science behind the marine and aeronautical designs of today.
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