References for Theodore von Kármán


  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9044747/Theodore-von-Karman

Books:

  1. S Goldstein, Theodore von Kármán, 1881-1963, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 12 (1966), 335-365.
  2. M H Gorn, The universal man : Theodore von Karman's life in aeronautics (Washington, 1992).
  3. D S Halacy, Jr, Father of Supersonic Flight: Theodor von Kármán (1965).
  4. T von Kármán and L Edson, The Wind and Beyond (1967).

Articles:

  1. H L Dryden, Theodore von Kármán, National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs 38 (1965), 344-384.
  2. G Gabrielli, Theodore von Kármán, Atti Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. 98 (1963/1964), 471-485.
  3. J L Greenberg and J R Goodstein, Theodore von Kármán and applied mathematics in America, A century of mathematics in America II (Providence, R.I., 1989), 467-477.
  4. J L Greenberg and J R Goodstein, Theodore von Kármán and applied mathematics in America, Science 222 (4630) (1983), 1300-1304.
  5. R C Hall, Shaping the course of aeronautics, rocketry, and astronautics: Theodore von Kármán, 1881-1963, J. Astronaut. Sci. 26 (4) (1978), 369-386.
  6. J Polásek, Theodore von Kármán and applied mathematics (Czech), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 28 (6) (1983), 301-310.
  7. W R Sears, Von Karman : fluid dynamics and other things, Physics today 39 (1986), 34-39.
  8. W R Sears, Some recollections of Theodore von Kármán, J. Soc. Indust. Appl. Math. 13 (1965), 175-183.
  9. E N Shor, Theodore von Kármán, American National Biography 12 (Oxford, 1999), 385-387.
  10. F L Wattendorf, Theodore von Kármán, international scientist, Z. Flugwiss. 4 (1956), 163-165.
  11. F L Wattendorf and F J Malina, Theodore von Kármán, 1881-1963, Astronautica Acta 10 (1964), 81.

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