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The science of flight / Professor James W. Gregory, The Ohio State University

Gregory, James W., (speaker,, teacher.). Gregory, James W. Container of (work): Science of flight: course guidebook. ℗♭2017 (Added Author). Gregory, James W. Container of (work): Science of flight: lectures 1-12. ℗♭2017 (Added Author). Gregory, James W. Container of (work): Science of flight: lectures 13-24. ℗♭2017 (Added Author). Teaching Company, (publisher,, copyright owner.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1629974137
  • ISBN: 9781629974132
  • ISBN: 1629974145
  • ISBN: 9781629974149
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. in container + 1 course guidebook (vii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm) + 2 transcript books (vi, 352, vi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVDs issued in one container with accompanying books: One "course guidebook" and two "transcript book", transcript books with "lectures 1-12" and "lectures 13-24"
"Course no. 1321 ℗♭ 2017 The Teaching Company."--Container and on back cover of books
"24 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture"--Container
"Smithsonian."
Other titles on accompanying books: "The science of flight: course guidebook" and "The science of flight: lectures 1-12; The science of flight: lectures 13-24" by James W. Gregory
Special features: Gustave Eiffel's wind tunnels ; Engineering faster flight speeds ; Why the Wright Flyer succeeded / presented by Dr. John Anderson. Higher, farther, faster / presented by Roger D. Launius
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Course guidebook and transcript books includes bibliographical references
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: 1. Fundamentals of flight: gliding ; 2. Balloons, buoyancy, and the atmosphere ; 3. Takeoff: how wings produce lift ; 4. Drag trade-offs and boundary-layer turbulence ; 5. Stall events and lift-induced drag ; 6. Wind tunnels and predicting aerodynamics -- Disc 2: 7. Propeller aircraft: slow and efficient ; 8. Jet aircraft: thrust to fly fast ; 9. Aircraft structures and materials ; 10. Aircraft stability and flight control ; 11. Flying faster and higher ; 12. Breaking the sound barrier and beyond -- Disc 3: 13. Long-distance flight and predicting range ; 14. Aerobatics and dogfighting ; 15. Mission profiles and aircraft design ; 16. Primary cockpit instruments ; 17. Air traffic navigation and communication ; 18. Flight autonomy and drones -- Disc 4: 19. Helicopters and vertical flight ; 20. Rocket science and the evolution of launch ; 21. Orbiting Earth means always falling ; 22. To Mars and beyond: gravity-assist flight ; 23. Atmospheric reentry: ballistic, skip, glide ; 24. The future of air and space flight
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor James W. Gregory, the Ohio State University
Summary, etc.:
"Master the principles of flight with an award-winning professor and Smithsonian curators."--Back of container
System Details Note:
DVD
Language Note:
Closed-captioned
Subject: Flight.
Aeronautics.
Aeronautics > Study and teaching (Higher)

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