Chapter 5. Darts, Stone Discs, and Boomerangs

  1. Professor Brian H. Kaye

Published Online: 18 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch05

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

How to Cite

Kaye, B. H. (1996) Darts, Stone Discs, and Boomerangs, in Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch05

Author Information

  1. Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E2C6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527293223

Online ISBN: 9783527614837

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Keywords:

  • tri fly boomerang;
  • marsupials;
  • lenticular;
  • anthropologists;
  • airfoil shape

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Javelins and Snow Snakes

  • Bernoulli's Principle, Venturi Throats, and Pitot Tubes

  • Stone Discs and Flying Dish Pans

  • Killing Sticks and Boomerangs

  • Flying Toys of Tomorrow