Kármán, Theodore Von

(1881–1963)
   Aerodynamics expert. In 1930, Von Kármán emigrated to the United States from his native Hungary and took up a teaching and research post at the California Institute of Technology in his field of aerodynamics. His work had a major influence on the development of super- sonic aircraft and rockets. In World War II he was put in charge of American jet- propulsion research, and in 1951 was appointed chairman of the Aeronautical Research and Development Committee of NATO.

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  • KÁRMÁN, THEODORE VON — (1881–1963), aerodynamicist. Von Kármán was born in Hungary and studied in Budapest and Goettingen. During World War I he was a lieutenant in the Austro Hungarian aviation corps. He invented a helicopter with two counter rotating propellers, a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kármán, Theodore von — born , May 11, 1881, Budapest died May 6, 1963, Aachen, W.Ger. Hungarian born U.S. engineer. After directing the Aeronautical Institute at Aachen, Germany (1912–30), he immigrated to the U.S., where he taught at the California Institute of… …   Universalium

  • Karman, Theodore Von — (1881 1963)    American aerodynamics expert, of Hungarian origin. He left Hungary and took up a teaching and research post at the California Institute of Technology. His work had a major impact on the development of super sonic aircraft and… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Karman, Theodore von — ► (1881 1963) Ingeniero aeronáutico. En 1944 fue cofundador de la NASA. Aplicó las matemáticas a la aeronáutica y a la astronáutica …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Theodore von Karman — Theodore von Kármán Theodore von Kármán (* 11. Mai 1881 in Budapest als Tódor Kármán; † 7. Mai 1963 in Aachen) war ein ungarisch deutsch amerikanischer Ingenieur. Er gilt als Pionier der modernen Aerodynamik und der Luftfahrtfor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Theodore von Kármán — (* 11. Mai 1881 in Budapest als Kármán Tódor; † 7. Mai 1963 in Aachen) war ein ungarisch deutsch amerikanischer Ingenieur. Er gilt als Pionier der modernen Ae …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Theodore von Karman — Theodore von Kármán von Karman au CalTech JPL. Theodore von Karman (en hongrois : Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor), né le 11 mai 1881 et décédé le 6 mai 1963, était …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Theodore von Kármán — von Karman au CalTech JPL Naissance 11 mai 1881 Budapest (Autriche Hongrie) Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Theodore von Kármán — Von Karman en Caltech JPL. Theodore Kármán de Szőllőskislak (en húngaro: Kármán Tódor) (11 de mayo de 1881, Budapest 6 de mayo de 1963, Aquisgrán) fue un ingeniero y físico húngaro estadouniden …   Wikipedia Español

  • Theodore von Kármán — Infobox Scientist name = box width = image width =150px caption = Von Karman at the Caltech JPL birth date = birth date|1881|05|11 birth place = death date = death date and age|1963|05|06|1881|05|11 death place = residence = citizenship =… …   Wikipedia

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