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More with less : Paul MacCready and the dream of efficient flight, Paul Ciotti

Label
More with less : Paul MacCready and the dream of efficient flight
Title
More with less
Title remainder
Paul MacCready and the dream of efficient flight
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ciotti
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ciotti, Paul
Dewey number
  • 629.13/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL540.M227
LC item number
C56 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • MacCready, Paul B
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Human powered aircraft
  • Mechanical efficiency
Label
More with less : Paul MacCready and the dream of efficient flight, Paul Ciotti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 10
  • 184
  • 34
  • Engineer, the Hunter and the Bear
  • 190
  • 35
  • Tao of the Carbon Dragon
  • 195
  • 36
  • Saving the World 10 Percent at a Time
  • 202
  • 4
  • 37
  • Doctoral Thesis Immortality
  • 210
  • 38
  • Exploding Biomimicry
  • 214
  • 39
  • Why Blind People Don't Sky Dive
  • 216
  • 40
  • Case against Elegant Engineering
  • Johnny Appleseed of Ornithopters
  • 225
  • 15
  • 5
  • From King Bladud to the Wright Bothers
  • 17
  • 6
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • 25
  • 1
  • 7
  • Contest at St. Yan
  • 33
  • 8
  • Midlife Crisis
  • 38
  • 9
  • Man's Innate Desire to Fly
  • 44
  • 10
  • From Rodent-Powered Aircraft to Stratospheric Satellites
  • Hang-Gliding in Southern California
  • 47
  • 11
  • Earth-Flip Hypothesis
  • 53
  • 12
  • Otto Lilienthal Meet
  • 61
  • 13
  • Taras Kiceniuk and Icarus Ground Effect I
  • 1
  • 67
  • 14
  • How Henry Kremer Changed Paul MacCready's Life
  • 70
  • 15
  • Lambie Luck
  • 73
  • 16
  • A Human Test Stand
  • 82
  • 2
  • 17
  • Tales of the Mojave
  • 86
  • 18
  • Shafter Connection
  • 89
  • 19
  • Reinventing the Wright Brothers
  • 92
  • 20
  • Moral Case for Efficiency
  • A Turn for the Better
  • 95
  • 21
  • Case for Apparent Altruism
  • 102
  • 22
  • Channel Crossing
  • 106
  • 23
  • Vikings versus the Emerald Isle
  • 5
  • 109
  • 24
  • Why the British Didn't Win
  • 118
  • 25
  • Soft Energy and Lissaman's Broken Heart
  • 120
  • 26
  • How the Oil Crisis Changed the Country
  • 122
  • 3
  • 27
  • Bob Boucher and the Eternal Plane
  • 126
  • 28
  • From Pointoise to "a Right Proper Piss-up"
  • 135
  • 29
  • "A Big Damn Bird Came Out of the Sky"
  • 148
  • 30
  • Alpha Males and the Twilight Club
  • Biking Through the Gene Pool
  • 160
  • 31
  • Solar Deluge on the Bitumen
  • 171
  • 32
  • Electric Cars and Mental Blocks
  • 179
  • 33
  • Day of the Stratospheric Satellite
Control code
ocm49205136
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781893554504
Lccn
2002072464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49205136
  • (Sirsi) a736379
Label
More with less : Paul MacCready and the dream of efficient flight, Paul Ciotti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 10
  • 184
  • 34
  • Engineer, the Hunter and the Bear
  • 190
  • 35
  • Tao of the Carbon Dragon
  • 195
  • 36
  • Saving the World 10 Percent at a Time
  • 202
  • 4
  • 37
  • Doctoral Thesis Immortality
  • 210
  • 38
  • Exploding Biomimicry
  • 214
  • 39
  • Why Blind People Don't Sky Dive
  • 216
  • 40
  • Case against Elegant Engineering
  • Johnny Appleseed of Ornithopters
  • 225
  • 15
  • 5
  • From King Bladud to the Wright Bothers
  • 17
  • 6
  • Building Self-Confidence
  • 25
  • 1
  • 7
  • Contest at St. Yan
  • 33
  • 8
  • Midlife Crisis
  • 38
  • 9
  • Man's Innate Desire to Fly
  • 44
  • 10
  • From Rodent-Powered Aircraft to Stratospheric Satellites
  • Hang-Gliding in Southern California
  • 47
  • 11
  • Earth-Flip Hypothesis
  • 53
  • 12
  • Otto Lilienthal Meet
  • 61
  • 13
  • Taras Kiceniuk and Icarus Ground Effect I
  • 1
  • 67
  • 14
  • How Henry Kremer Changed Paul MacCready's Life
  • 70
  • 15
  • Lambie Luck
  • 73
  • 16
  • A Human Test Stand
  • 82
  • 2
  • 17
  • Tales of the Mojave
  • 86
  • 18
  • Shafter Connection
  • 89
  • 19
  • Reinventing the Wright Brothers
  • 92
  • 20
  • Moral Case for Efficiency
  • A Turn for the Better
  • 95
  • 21
  • Case for Apparent Altruism
  • 102
  • 22
  • Channel Crossing
  • 106
  • 23
  • Vikings versus the Emerald Isle
  • 5
  • 109
  • 24
  • Why the British Didn't Win
  • 118
  • 25
  • Soft Energy and Lissaman's Broken Heart
  • 120
  • 26
  • How the Oil Crisis Changed the Country
  • 122
  • 3
  • 27
  • Bob Boucher and the Eternal Plane
  • 126
  • 28
  • From Pointoise to "a Right Proper Piss-up"
  • 135
  • 29
  • "A Big Damn Bird Came Out of the Sky"
  • 148
  • 30
  • Alpha Males and the Twilight Club
  • Biking Through the Gene Pool
  • 160
  • 31
  • Solar Deluge on the Bitumen
  • 171
  • 32
  • Electric Cars and Mental Blocks
  • 179
  • 33
  • Day of the Stratospheric Satellite
Control code
ocm49205136
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781893554504
Lccn
2002072464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49205136
  • (Sirsi) a736379

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