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Aircraft in Warfare (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Aircraft in Warfare (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frederick William Lanchester
 
In 1916, Lanchester published Aircraft in Warfare: the Dawn of the Fourth Arm, a book that had grown out of his observations of aerial combat in World War I.  He included a series of differential equations for battlefield attrition, known today as Lanchester's Power Laws, which became the foundation for the science of Operations Research.   <

Overview

In 1916, Lanchester published Aircraft in Warfare: the Dawn of the Fourth Arm, a book that had grown out of his observations of aerial combat in World War I.  He included a series of differential equations for battlefield attrition, known today as Lanchester's Power Laws, which became the foundation for the science of Operations Research.   


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411435353
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
230
Sales rank:
1,114,903
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Frederick William Lanchester (1868-1946) was an English polymath and engineer. His ideas helped to develop the fields of automotive engineering, aerodynamics, and operations research. He published two volumes of poetry under the pseudonym Paul Netherton-Herries.


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