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Physical Mechanics, a New Field in Engineering Science

Tsien, H. S. (1953) Physical Mechanics, a New Field in Engineering Science. Journal of the American Rocket Society, 23 (1). 14-16, 35. ISSN 0095-9073 . http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20091214-144949544

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Abstract

The purpose of physical mechanics is to predict the engineering behavior of matter in bulk form from the microscopic properties of its molecular and atomic constituents. The constants and basic concepts of this new engineering science, of particular importance to rocket and jet propulsion, are discussed in this paper.


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Additional Information:(Reprinted from Journal of the American Rocket Society, January-February 1953) Copyright, 1953, by the American Rocket Society, Inc., and reprinted by permission of the copyright owner. Received September 12, 1952. The author is indebted to Dr. S. S. Penner, Assistant Professor of Jet Propulsion, for many stimulating discussions during the formulation of concepts in this paper.
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