Written by best-selling author, John D. Anderson, Jr., this book covers the subject of sustained hypersonic flight, the technology behind the Space Shuttle and other high speed flight vehicles. Anderson's book offers timely and up-to-date information on hypersonic flow-an area that has grown explosively in the last decade.
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Dr. John Anderson, Jr. received his Ph.D. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering in 1966 from the Ohio State University. Dr. Anderson served as professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland where he became the Glenn L. Martin Distinguished Professor for Education in Aerospace Engineering. He is an Honorary Fellow of AIAA and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Among his numerous accomplishments, he was awarded the AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award ""for writing textbooks in aerospace engineering which have received worldwide acclaim."" In 1999 he retired from the University of Maryland and was appointed Professor Emeritus. He is currently the Curator for Aerodynamics at the National Air and Space Museum.Review:
"John Anderson's books are consistently well written. It's an excellent book I'll keep for years to come."
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070016712