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Collected Works of H. S. Tsien (1938-1956)

  • ID: 2088843
  • Book
  • 900 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Dr. H. S. Tsien (also known as Dr. Qian Xuesen), is celebrated as the leader of the research that produced China's first ballistic missiles, its first satellite, and the Silkworm anti-ship missile.

This volume collects the scientific works of Dr. H. S. Tsien (also known as Dr. Qian Xuesen) and his co-authors, which published between 1938-1956 when he was studying and working in the United States as a graduate student, scientist and professor, when aeronautic exploration stepped up from low speed to high speed regimes and astronautic technology entered its infant stage.

  • The author is one of the most significant Chinese scientists in the past 70 years.
  • Focuses on a series of key problems in aerodynamics, stability of shells, rocket ballistics and engine analyses.
  • Collects Tsien's work as author and co-author from his time working in the US.

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Boundary Layer in Compressible Fluids

Supersonic Flow over an Inclined Body of Revolution

Problems in Motion of Compressible Fluids and Reaction Propulsion

Flight Analysis of a Sounding Rocket with Special Reference to Propulsion by Successive Impulses

Two-Dimensional Subsonic Flow of Compressible Fluids

The Buckling of Spherical Shells by External Pressure

The Influence of Curvature on the Buckling Characteristics of Structures

A Method for Predicting the Compressibility Burble

The Buckling of Thin Cylindrical Shells under Axial Compression

Buckling of a Column with Non-Linear Lateral Supports

A Theory for the Buckling of Thin Shells

Heat Conduction across a Partially Insulated Wall

On the Design of the Contraction Cone for a Wind Tunnel

Symmetrical Joukowsky Airfoils in Shear Flow

The "Limiting Line” in Mixed Subsonic and Supersonic Flow of Compressible Fluids

Loss in Compressor or Turbine due to Twisted Blades

Lifting-Line Theory for a Wing in Non-uniform Flow

Atomic Energy

Two-Dimensional Irrotational Mixed Subsonic and Supersonic Flow of a Compressible Fluid and the Upper Critical Mach Number

Superaerodynamics, Mechanics of Rarefied Gases

Propagation of Plane Sound Waves in Rarefied Gases

Similarity Laws of Hypersonic Flows

One-Dimensional Flows of a Gas Characterized by van der Waals Equation of State

Flow Conditions near the Intersection of a Shock Wave with Solid Boundary

Lower Buckling Load in the Non-Linear Buckling Theory for Thin Shells

Rockets and Other Thermal Jets Using Nuclear Energy

Engineering and Engineering Sciences

On Two-Dimensional Non-steady Motion of a Slender Body in a Compressible Fluid

Wind-Tunnel Testing Problems in Superaerodynamics

Airfoils in Slightly Supersonic Flow

Interaction between Parallel Streams of Subsonic and Supersonic Velocities

Research in Rocket and Jet Propulsion

A Generalization of Alfrey's Theorem for Visco-elastic Media

Instruction and Research at the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Jet Propulsion Center

Influence of Flame Front on the Flow Field

Optimum Thrust Programming for a Sounding Rocket

The Emission of Radiation from Diatomic Gases.?.Numerical Emissivity

Calculations for Carbon Monoxide for Low Optical Densities at 300K and Atmospheric Pressure

The Transfer Functions of Rocket Nozzles

A Similarity Law for Stressing Rapidly Heated Thin-Walled Cylinders

On the Determination of Rotational Line Half-Widths of Diatomic Molecules

Automatic Navigation of a Long Range Rocket Vehicle

A Method for Comparing the Performance of Power Plants for Vertical Flight

Servo-Stabilization of Combustion in Rocket Motors

Physical Mechanics, A New Field in Engineering Science

The Properties of Pure Liquids

Similarity Laws for Stressing Heated Wings

Take-Off from Satellite Orbit

Analysis of Peak-Holding Optimalizing Control

The Poincare-Lighthill-Kuo Method

Thermodynamic Properties of Gas at High Temperatures and Pressures

Thermonuclear Power Plants

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