This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...prepared on such subjects as aeroplanes In gusts, wires, atmosphere, aircraft fabrics, aero engines.) "Second Annual Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics," U. S. Washington, 1917. Govt. Printing Office. N. Fales i, University of Illinois (Contributions from various sources bearing on the present status of aeronautics in the U. S.) "Technical Reports of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics," Great Britain. London, 1930 for 1909-10 report, 1911 for 1910-11 report, 1912 for 1911-12 report, 1914 for 1912-13 report, Wyman & Sous. (These reports are the most valuable publications on aeronautics at present available, giving results of a wide variety of laboratory tests on aircraft and aircraft parts, and applying these results to design use. Data is of the following general classifications: Air forces on models of airships, airplanes, wings, struts, bodies, wires, wheels, etc. Strength of materials, alloys; characteristics of balloon fabrics; stability moments, propellers, full scale experiments, wind tunnels. "Resistance de l'Air," G. Eiffel. Paris, 1910, Dunod et Pinat. (Treats of various early laboratory experiments, including Eiffel's Champ de Mars Laboratory. "Resistance of a Plane Surface in a Uniform Current of Air," 1904--"Experiments on Wind Pressures," 1907-8, T. E. Stanton. London, 1904 nnd 1908, Inst. Civil Engineers. (Early experiments made at (he National Physical Laboratory, Teddlnglon, England.) "The Resistance of the Air and Aviation," G. Eiffel. N. Y., 1913, Houghton Mifflin Co. (Translation by J. C. Hunsaker or Eiffel s 1911 Report on wind tunnel tests. This and Eiffel's later report are the basis of French technical aerodynamics. Treats of the characteristics...
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