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  • 23 Jun 2021
    Arthur Rizzi, Jesper Oppelstrup

    In the footsteps of Leibniz: Learning by Computing

    This book focuses on the shaping of the lifting surfaces to give an aircraft the desired performance. Skills in shaping for performance can be built by hands-on experience in real aerodynamic design projects and learning from the masters, their successes and mistakes. Such on-the-job education is very expensive. The book takes another tack to prepare […]

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  • 2 Jun 2020
    Timothy H. Dixon, Robert Stern

    Pandemics and International Travel

    …all these pandemics share a common factor, namely the role of international travel in spreading the contagion. The Justinian Plague (541-546 CE, with intermittent recurrences until about 750 CE) probably killed more people as a percentage of global population than any other pandemic. The Black Death, which peaked in 1347-1351 CE, and the incorrectly named […]

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