Theodore von Kármán

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Theodore von Kármán
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Theodore von Kármán
Date personale
Născut 11 mai 1881[1][2][3][4]
Budapesta, Austro-Ungaria[2][3]
Decedat 6 mai 1963 (81 de ani)
Aachen, RFG[2][3]
Părinți Maurice von Kármán[*][3]
Helene Konn[*][3]
Frați și surori Pipö von Kármán[*][3]
Cetățenie Austro-Ungaria
Germania
Statele Unite ale Americii[3]
Ocupație fizician
matematician
inginer aerospațial[*]
inginer
profesor universitar
Idist[*]
Activitate
Alma mater Universitatea de Tehnologie și Economie din Budapesta[3], Universitatea Georg-August din Göttingen[3]
Organizație Ganz[3], RWTH Aachen University[*], California Institute of Technology
Premii honorary chairman[*] (1951–7 mai 1963)[3]
honorary chairman[*] (1958–7 mai 1963)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1929)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1940)[3]
Medal for Merit[*] (1946)[3]
Medalia John Fritz[*] (1948)[3]
Franklin Medal[*] (1948)[3]
Kelvin Gold Medal[*] (1950)[3]
Gold Medal of the Royal Aeronautical Society[*] (1952)[3]
Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy[*] (1954)[3]
Daniel Guggenheim Medal[*] (1955)[3]
Department of the Air Force Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service[*] (1955)[3]
Medal of Freedom[*] (1956)[3]
Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring[*] (1956)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1956)[3]
Goddard Gold Medal[*] (1960)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1960)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1947)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1948)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1953)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1953)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1961)[3]
Doctor of Law (honorary)[*] (1959)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1955)[3]
Doctor of Engineering (honorary)[*] (1959)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1958)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1951)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1952)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1952)[3]
Doctor of Science (honorary)[*] (1954)[3]
University of Liège Gold Medal[*] (1937)[3]
ASME Medal[*] (1941)[3]
Meritorious Civilian Service Award[*] (1945)[3]
Doctor of Law (honorary)[*] (1943)[3]
Grand Médaille d'Honneur[*] (1946)[3]
Legiunea de Onoare în grad de Ofițer[*] (1947)[3]
Doctor of Philosophy (honorary)[*] (1961)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1937)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1947)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1949)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1953)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1956)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1957)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1958)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1960)[3]
Doctor honoris causa[*] (1961)[3]
National Medal of Science[*] (1962)[5][3]
Ordinul de Merit al Republicii Federale Germania în grad de mare cruce[*]
Timoshenko Medal[*] (1958)
Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X the Wise[*]
Wilhelm Exner Medal[*] (1962)
Josiah Willard Gibbs Lectureship[*] (1939)
Preşedintele Kennedy acordând un premiul lui Theodore von Kármán

Theodore von Kármán (numele original maghiar: Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor) (11 mai 18817 mai 1963) a fost un inginer maghiaro-american și fizician, care a lucrat în domeniul aeronauticii și astronauticii.

Contribuții[modificare | modificare sursă]

Lucrări selectate[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • Aerodynamics - Selected Topics in the Light of their Historical Development, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1954
  • Collected Works, (4 Volumes), Von Karman Institute, Rhode St. Genese, 1975 (limited edition book); also Butterworth Scientific Publ., London 1956. Many papers from volumes 1 and 2 are in German.
  • From Low Speed Aerodynamics to Astronautics, Pergamon Press, London, 1961
  • The Wind and Beyond - Theodore von Kármán Pioneer in Aviation and Pathfinder in Space, Little Brown, 1967 (with L. Edson)
  • Mathematical Methods in Engineering, McGraw Hill, 1944 (with M. A. Biot)

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