Dr. A.M.O. Smith
1911-1997
Dr. A.M.O. Smith Member
Retired Aerodynamics Engineer , Independent Consultant
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  • 1989
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical
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  • 1989
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical
Memorial Tribute

BY ROBERT LIEBECK

APOLLO MILTON OLIN SMITH, chief aerodynamics engineer–research at the Douglas Aircraft Company and creator of the fundamental techniques for the calculation of aerodynamic flows, died on May 1, 1997, at the age of85. ...

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Election Citation
For practical contributions to aerodynamics and rocketry and especially for many pioneering advances in computational aerodynamics.