Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
EBOOK
Author Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989,
Title Rakete zu den Planetenräumen. English
The rocket into planetary space / Hermann Oberth ; translated by Trevor C. Sorensen [and six others].
Imprint Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, [2014]
©2014

Subject Space flight.
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Description 1 online resource
Note Translated from the German.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword to 2nd Edition; Table of Contents; List of the Most Important Formula Variables and Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Part I Principle of Operation and Performance; 2. Most Favorable Velocity; 3. Relationships between Time, Mass, Force, Distance, Air Pressure and Most Favorable Velocity; 4. Propulsion Apparatus and Jet Velocity; 5. The Free Flight of the Rocket; 6. Andruck; 7. Discussion. Results of Our Investigations Thus Far; Part II Description of Model B: Discussion of Technical Implementation; 8. Introductory Remarks; 9. The Alcohol Rocket; General.
Description of the Alcohol RocketInstruments of the Alcohol Rocket; 10. The Hydrogen Rocket; General; Description of the H.R; Instruments of the H.R; 11. Measurements with Model B; 12. About the Technical Devices; Part III Purpose and Prospects; 13. Physical Effects of Abnormal Andruck on Humans; 14. Psychological Effects of Abnormal Andruck Conditions; 15. Dangers during Ascent; 16. Equipment of the Rocket; 17. Outlook; Addendum; Postscript.
Summary For all being interested in astronautics, this translation of Hermann Oberth's classic work is a truly historic event. Readers will be impressed with this extraordinary pioneer and his incredible achievement. In a relatively short work of 1923, Hermann Oberth laid down the mathematical laws governing rocketry and spaceflight, and he offered practical design considerations based on those laws.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 18, 2015).
ISBN 9783110367560 (electronic bk.)
3110367564 (electronic bk.)
9783486990676 (electronic bk.)
3486990675 (electronic bk.)
9783110218091
3110218097
9783486754636 (alkaline paper)
3486754637 (alkaline paper)
OCLC # 908632777
Additional Format Print version: Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989. Rakete zu den Planetenräumen. English. Rocket into planetary space. Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, 2014 9783486754636 (DLC) 2014017508 (OCoLC)881399605