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computational system for aerodynamic design and analysis of supersonic aircraft part 1-general description and theoretical development by W. D. Middleton

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Published by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
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  • Aerodynamics, Supersonic.

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StatementW. D. Middleton, and J. L. Lundry ; prepared by Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, Wash. for Langley Research Center.
SeriesNASA contractor report ; NASA CR-2715, NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-2715.
ContributionsLundry, J. L., Langley Research Center., Boeing Company., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Paginationiii, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL15210980M

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