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Boomerangs, aerodynamics and motion

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Boomerangs, aerodynamics and motion
Title
Boomerangs, aerodynamics and motion
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Summary
Published version of Ph.D. Thesis - University of Groningen; the work is divided into three parts; the first deals with ethnographic evidence and a general discussion of the physical properties of boomerangs; the second part with the aerodynamics of boomerangs by mathematical and experimental investigation; the third part with the theoretical basis of motion involved in the movement of boomerangs; in the first part the section dealing with ethnographic evidence includes a discussion of types of Australian boomerangs, the distribution, the morphology and manufacture, the throwing of boomerangs and the function of the objects in the past and today; three further sections discuss the use of boomerangs outside Australia and this is concluded with a brief discussion of the origin of boomerangs; an extensive bibliography on boomerangs ends this section; the other two theoretical sections also contain bibliographies
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Hess, Felix
Date time place
[1975]
Label
Boomerangs, aerodynamics and motion
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Publication
Note
bibls.; illus.; diags.; tbls
Control code
M0061485
Extent
555 p.
Stock number
11819
System control number
0086119
Label
Boomerangs, aerodynamics and motion
Publication
Note
bibls.; illus.; diags.; tbls
Control code
M0061485
Extent
555 p.
Stock number
11819
System control number
0086119

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