Near Fine. No Jacket. Hardcover. First Edition, 8th Printing, Text/side-bars to content tables, marginalia to pg 95, else bright, clean, As New. Sienna linen boards/Fine. DJ/None. PO stamp to fEP & leading text edge. Expansion & update on treatise of compressible fluid aerodynamics which first appeared in GALCIT (Guggenheim Aeronaturical Lab, Cailfornia Institute of Technology) in 1947 by Hans W. Liepmann and Allen E. Puckett. Last chapter, fundamentals concepts of the kinetic theory of gases is new. 14 chapters: 1, Concepts from Thermodynamics; 2, One-Dimensional Gasdynamics; 3, One-Dimensional Wave Motion; 4, Waves in Supersonic Flow; 5, Flow in Ducts & Wind Tunnels; 6, Methods of Measurement; 7, The Equations of Frictionless Flow; 8, Small-Perturbation Theory; 9, Bodies of Revolution, Slender Body Theory; 10, The Similariy Rules of High-Speed Flow; 11, Transonic Flow; 12, The Method of Characteristics; 13, Effects of Viscosity & Conductivity; and, 14, Concepts of Gaskinetics, followed by Exercises, Tables & Charts.
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