Flight and Motion: The History and Science of Flying

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Routledge, 17 Ιουλ 2015 - 641 σελίδες
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Designed for readers from grade 6 and up, this lavishly illustrated set provides comprehensive coverage of the history of aviation, including space flight, as well as the science and technology on which it depends. Detailed A-Z entries trace the development of human flight from ancient myths and legends through today's space exploration, highlighting scientific discoveries and innovations that made aviation possible."IFlight and Motion" also celebrates the contributions and achievements of the pioneers and visionaries of air and space flight, from inventors and innovators to pilots, astronauts, and cosmonauts. Detailed illustrated diagrams give readers a general understanding of the mechanics of flight and of the physics and technology involved. The set also highlights key air and spacecrafts that have made a unique mark in the history of flight. It features more than 500 full-color and black-and-white photos and illustrations, and also includes a timeline, a listing of museums and exhibits, further reading lists, a comprehensive glossary, and general and subject indexes.
 

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Περιεχόμενα

Hubble Space Telescope
312
Hughes Howard
316
Insect
320
International Space Station
324
Jet and Jet Power
332
Kennedy Space Center
338
Kite
342
Kitty Hawk Flyer
344

AirCushion Vehicle
40
Air Traffic Control
44
Aircraft Commercial
50
Aircraft Experimental
56
Aircraft Military
60
Aircraft Carrier
66
Aircraft Design
70
Airport
76
Airship
82
Alcock John and Brown Arthur Whitten
88
Altitude
92
Apollo Program
94
Armstrong Neil
102
Astronaut
104
Autogiro
110
Avionics
112
AWACS
116
Ballistics
118
Balloon
120
Barnstorming
134
Bell X1
136
Benz Karl and Daimler Gottlieb
140
Bernoullis Principle
142
Biplane
144
Bird
148
Black Box
154
Blériot Louis
156
Boeing
158
Bomber
164
Cape Canaveral
170
Cayley George
172
Challenger and Columbia
174
Cochran Jacqueline
178
Cockpit
180
Cody Leila Marie and Samuel
184
Coleman Bessie
186
Communication
188
Concorde
194
Control System
196
Curtiss Glenn
198
Da Vinci Leonardo
200
De Havilland Comet
202
Douglas Commercial 3
206
Drone
210
Earhart Amelia
214
Einstein Albert
218
Ejection Seat
220
Energy
222
Engine
226
Fighter Plane
232
Flying Boat and Seaplane
238
Force
244
Fuel
248
Future of Aviation
262
Future of Spaceflight
268
Gagarin Yuri
274
Glenn John
276
Glider
280
Global Positioning System
286
Gossamer Penguin
290
Gravity
292
Hang Glider
296
Helicopter
300
Hindenburg
308
Landing Gear
348
Laws ot Motion
350
Lift and Drag
354
Lilienthal Otto
358
Lindbergh Charles
360
Materials and Structures
364
Microlight
370
Missile
374
Mitchell Billy
390
Momentum
394
Montgolfier JacquesÉtienne and JosephMichel
396
Myths and Legends
398
NASA
406
Navigation
414
Newton Isaac
420
Night Witches
422
Ornithopter
424
Parachute
426
Pilot
430
Pitch Roll and Yaw
438
Pollution
442
Pressure
444
Propeller
448
Radar
452
Relativity Theory of
458
Ride Sally
460
Rocket
462
Satellite
470
Shepard Alan
478
Shock Wave
480
Sikorsky Igor
482
Skydiving
486
Skyjacking
490
Sound Wave
494
Spaceflight
496
Space Probe
502
Space Race
518
Space Shuttle
522
Speed
528
Sputnik
530
Stability and Control
534
Stall
538
Stealth
540
Supersonic Flight
544
Synthetic Vision System
550
Tail
554
Takeoff and Landing
558
Thrust
562
Velocity
564
VTOL VSTOL and STOVL
566
Weight and Mass
572
Whittle Frank
574
Wind Tunnel
576
Wing
580
World War I
586
World War II
592
Wright Orville and Wilbur
600
General Glossary
604
Time Line
612
Measurements
620
Places of Interest
622
Further Reading and Web Sites
623
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