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Elmer Sperry; inventor and engineer.

Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1971] .
ISBN 0801811333, 9780801811333, 0801847567

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Subjects Ingenieurs.
Sperry, Elmer Ambrose -- 1860-1930.
Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930.
Sperry, Elmer Ambrose.
Sperry, Elmer.
Description xvii, 348 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 26 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-342).
Contents I. The cultivation of an inventor -- II. Chicago: The maturing of an inventor -- III. The inventor-entrepreneur -- IV. The Gyrostabilizer: A very powerful fulcrum in space -- V. Harnessing the rotation of the earth: The Gyrocompass -- VI. Organized experimentation and development: The Sperry Gyroscope Company -- VII. A beast of burden obsessed with motion: Stabilizing the airplane -- VIII. Brainmill for the military -- IX. The assumption of leadership: The Naval consulting board and the Aerial Torpedo -- X. Fulfillment and legacy -- Appendix A. Elmer Sperry patent applications maturing as patents -- Appendix B. Engineering and scientific papers of Elmer Sperry.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)163135
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WorldCat Identities Hughes, Thomas Parke.
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