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  Karman line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kármán line is an internationally designated altitude commonly used to define outer space.
When studying aeronautics and astronautics in the 1950's, Karman calculated that above an altitude of roughly 100 km (~62 miles), a vehicle would have to fly faster than orbital velocity in order to derive sufficient aerodynamic lift from the atmosphere to support itself.
Though the calculated altitude was not exactly 100 km, Karman proposed that 100 km be designated the boundary to space as the round number is more memorable and the calculated altitude varies minutely as certain parameters are varied.
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The duration of the karmans of a jiva is dependent on the tenure of his mind (adhyavasaya), and, therefore, on the strength of the kasayas.
The intensity of the effects of the karman corresponds to the compactness or the karman-matter; it is conditional upon the weakness of strength of the kasayas.
The most sinful a jiva is, the longer the duration of his karman, the stronger the effect of his bad, the weaker that of his good prakrtis, whilst with an increased purity the duration of the bound karman and the intensity of the bad prakrtis decrease and the rasa of the good prakrtis grows (Kg.
www.jainworld.com /jainbooks/images/24/THE_KARMAN_IN_ITSELF.htm   (5979 words)

 Air Force Magazine
Curiously, von Karman got off to a comparatively slow start in his career, partly because of the nature of European academe at the time, partly because of the adverse effects of his rivalry with Ludwig Prandtl (who for many years was deemed the dean of aerodynamics), and partly because of his required military service.
Von Karman in 1902 graduated with distinction from the Royal Joseph University of Polytechnics and Economics in Budapest.
Far from being of mere academic interest, von Karman’s law of turbulence affected almost every aspect of aviation, from the declining field of airships to the barely explored field of rocketry and the supersonic aircraft of the future.
www.afa.org /magazine/Jan2004/0104vonkarman.asp   (2955 words)

 Karman Rubber | noise, vibration and shock control isolators and mounts
product line tripled in size adding many new customers who were seeking to find better ways to improve their products while reducing their costs.
Karman management understood that their distributors were more qualified and could service their customer base far better than any other source.
Karman Rubber is proud to say that they have always manufactured what they sell.
www.karman.com /history.cfm   (420 words)

 Amazon.com: Robinson Jeffers: Poet of California: Books: James Karman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Line after line, it refers to the power of experience beyond the exclusive mental and physical boundaries of modern human life.
Perhaps lines such as "Humanity is the mould to break away from" found in Roan Stallion, explain as much as anything else the abrupt rise and fall of Jeffers' popularity.
And with Robinson Jeffers Poet of California, to his credit James Karman lets you feel "the blow." The fact that Jeffers still found it meaningful to write from even his most grim state of revelation is one of the most positive acts in American poetry to date.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0934257582?v=glance   (1213 words)

 FAI Astronautic Records Commission - 100 km. ALTITUDE BOUNDARY FOR ASTRONAUTICS
It was apparently Von Karman himself who realised, and proposed to the rest, the very round number of 100 km (very close to the calculated number).
Von Karman presented the result of this work in front of the IAF, which accepted it without much interest, because they were really not concerned with the problem of separating both fields.
Although the Karman Line had been a theoretical construction, it was later demonstrated to be a real thing.
www.fai.org /astronautics/100km.asp   (2489 words)

 At Home in Utah - Weekly Articles
Karman Kitchens will continue to manufacture built-to-order traditional face frame cabinets of the finest hardwoods and finishes while Chris & Dick's showcases the product line, sells it and backs up Karman's seven-year warranty.
Karman Kitchens, recently acquired by Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., Ashland, Ala., and renamed Cabinetry by Karman, has re-defined its focus strictly to manufacturing.
Clements will introduce all these innovations - the new Cabinetry by Karman showroom displays, as well as displays by Mastercraft, a new customer-friendly reception counter, the expanded design center, the 4000-square-foot builder-division showroom/sales center, even updated signs on the building - during a grand re-opening in the not-too-distant future.
www.athomeinutah.net /articles/3886.asp   (944 words)

 100 km Boundary for Astronautics | Fédération Aéronautique Internationale - FAI
But Theodore Von Karman [(1881-1963), who is considered to be one of the great aeronautical scientists of the twentieth century] had the feeling that there was a difference between the two.
A lot of calculations were made, and finally it was concluded and accepted by all scientists involved, that the boundary could be set at an altitude of around 100 km.
Von Karman presented the result of this work to the IAF, which accepted it without much interest, because they were really not concerned with the problem of separating both fields.
www.fai.org /node/22   (1039 words)

 Outer Space and Air Space   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
There are two general schools of thought regarding the need for and desirability of arriving soon at a clear line of demarcation between air space and outer space.
The other approach argues that there is no evidence that a demarcation line is needed and that to set one now would be premature and possibly counterproductive.
Some demarcation line in the 50- to 75-mile altitude range may be the most satisfactory—or least unsatisfactory.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/aureview/1973/may-jun/barrett.html   (2828 words)

 Academic law portfolio for undergraduate, LPC, postgraduate, research and GCSE level
The von Karman Line theory suggests that the boundary should be set at the theoretical limit of aerodynamic flight, where aerodynamic lift is exceeded by ascensional pressure.
In the case of indented coastlines, the method of drawing straight lines between points on the coast or at sea may be used.
For those states, the territorial sea is a 12-mile zone extending from a line drawn joining the outermost points of the outermost islands of the group that are in close proximity to each other.
www.sweetandmaxwell.co.uk /academic/updates/pil   (13019 words)

 Hot Line Help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jim and Carol Karman are among more than 20 Palm Beach residents who are doing their part in the hurricane-recovery effort by volunteering to operate the town's emergency information hot line.
The hot line is set up in the office shared by Mayor Lesly Smith and Town Council members on the second floor at Town Hall.
The Karmans, married for 45 years and who live on Seaspray Avenue, are among a pool of residents who have graduated from the six-week Palm Beach Police Citizens' Academy and are eligible to volunteer for duties such as the police department's crime unit and the hurricane hot line (227-7070).
www.palmbeachdailynews.com /news/content/news/volunteers928.html;COXnetJSessionIDbuild68=CF1kFcqDD0vcKVyR2qOx21LGdSLGsoCThAH3aTKjaqKbOFaG21eg!1833589457?urac=n&urvf=11118671728750.5432248085242363   (462 words)

 BBC NEWS | Magazine | Tips for space tourists
Accordingly, 100km is generally taken to be the limit of our atmosphere and therefore the edge of space.
The 100km mark isn't totally arbitrary - it is also termed the Karman line after Theodore von Karman: a pioneer of aeronautics.
Karman calculated that at this altitude the air is so thin that a conventional aircraft would need to be going so fast to get any lift under its wings that it might as well lose them, give up, and be a spacecraft instead.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/magazine/4625150.stm   (1881 words)

 1967 Volkswagen Karman Ghia
Also, notice that the front license plate was not mounted with anything drilled into the front over-rider.
It is mounted with non-damaging rubberized fuel line clamps and will be removed if the bumpers are sold.
Overall, the back bumper is in good condition and the front is a good core for a re-chrome job.
www.rowand.net /Shop/Cars/1967VWKarmanGhia/index.htm   (884 words)

 Tech Notes on Lexus V8 air meter and Lucas 560cc injector upgrade
Because the Karman Vortex is not a mass type air flow meter, the Karman Vortex system must use other sensors for density and temperature correction compensation.
The Lexus air flow meter is equipped with an electronic square wave Karman vortex device that is mounted to the air flow meters aluminum body with three phillips screws.
Air travelling down this passage way is measured by the Karman Vortex generator sensor, therefore this air is known to the TCCS ECU as the KS {square wave} signal.
suprasonic.org /lexusriemer/lexusnotes.html   (5193 words)

 The Esoteric Tradition by G. de Purucker, Homepage
Karman and Reimbodiment once held secret but now clearly expounded.
Responsibility of the Sages and Seers, and the 'law' of Karman.
Explanation of the term 'Monadic Ray.' The 'new man' the karman of the 'old man.' 'Life' and 'death' inextricably interwoven.
www.theosociety.org /pasadena/et/et-hp.htm   (3626 words)

 The Space Review: SpaceShipOne makes history -- barely (page 2)
In the 1950s an informal group of aeronautical scientists, led by Theodore von Karman, sought to define an altitude at which space began for the purposes of, among other things, ensuring that existing aviation records for speed and altitude would not be shattered by spacecraft.
This was eventually accepted by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, and is sometimes called the Karman Line in his honor.
However, thanks in large part to the X Prize, 100 km is now perceived by the media and the public as the boundary of space, an imaginary line where the final frontier begins.
www.thespacereview.com /article/167/2   (1001 words)

 Aircooled.Net, Inc. - Online Autoparts Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This is aluminum tubing designed for fuel line use.
FI cars used 7mm (5/16") which is also used on dual carb fittings for Weber and Dellorto; but 5/16" is not available, so you should use 3/8".
Next size up is 1/2", which is a HUGE LINE, and not needed for anything other then monster HP fuel injected cars (which use a feed and return line, typically 1/2" feed and 3/8" return), especially running alcohol.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In practice, people find that metric dimensions are far easier to subdivide by various factors, as it is easier to move to smaller subunits and as it is more common in the metric world to use standardized preferred number sequences.
For example, in the British building industry (see British Standard BS 6750), it is customary to chose major design dimensions (e.g., grid lines on a building plan) as multiples of 300, 600, or 1200 mm.
This size is called the "basic module" and represented by the letter M. Preference is given to the multiples of 3 M (= 300 mm) and 6 M (= 600 mm) of the basic module.
www.cl.cam.ac.uk /~mgk25/metric-system-faq.txt   (8650 words)

 Judith Karman Hospice - Giving Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Although we can not currently take donations on line there are several available options that will be outlined on this page.
There are many opportunities to volunteer with Judith Karman Hospice and these are all covered on the volunteering page of this site.
Whether your donation to Judith Karman Hospice is a gift of money, time, or talent, your donation shows your care.
www.judithkarmanhospice.org /Giving.html   (366 words)

 Where does space begin? By Dan Kois
But the FAI's secretary general, Max Bishop, admitted that the choice was "fairly arbitrary." In the mid-1950s the federation, knowing many aeronautic records would be blown away by the coming space age, wanted to declare a point at which aeronautics ended and astronautics began.
An informal group of aeronautics researchers led by Hungarian Theodore Von Karman tried to predict the altitude below which significant lateral thrust would be required to keep a craft flying level.
The 100-kilometer standard, sometimes called the Karman Line, has since been adopted by many agencies and organizations worldwide.
www.slate.com /id/2107381/fr/rss   (767 words)

 The Hindu News Update Service
The Award will be presented on October 16 at Fukuoka, Japan, during the 56th International Astronautical Congress organised jointly by International Academy of Astronautics, International Astronautical Federation and International Institute of Space Law, according to ISRO here.
Von Karman Award is the premier award of the IAA given annually to recognise outstanding lifetime achievements in any branch of science.
The award was instituted in 1987 in memory of Theodore Van Karman, universally respected and legendary aerospace scientist and founder and the first President of IAA.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/holnus/002200509261814.htm   (193 words)

 IoHT :: Thermodynamic Evolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
of life.  This line of research defines thermodynamic evolution.  The two major points of debate, as to a thermodynamic explanation of evolution, in this direction have to do with the question as to which
This line of reasoning is one of the cornerstones of
Here, as we see, various authors are using one or the other of these thermodynamic models to explain the energetics of life.  In this direction, three lines of argument have resulted:
www.humanthermodynamics.com /Evolution.html   (1944 words)

 SpaceShipOne X Prize Launch Journal: Today's judge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The SpaceShipOne launch team will not be the ones determining whether today's flight qualifies for the $10 million Ansari X Prize.
Instead, the official judge is Rick Searfoss, a former NASA astronaut, who heads a team of people assigned by the X Prize Foundation to make sure that the craft reaches above the 62.5 mile line drawn for the contest.
That's just above the 62-mile Karman line, the long-accepted boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space.
www.floridatoday.com /blogs/100404xprize/2004/10/todays-judge.html   (138 words)

 NASA - A long-overdue tribute
The recipients and their families said they were honored to be at the ceremony.
McKay's son John, a 29-year Dryden employee who retired as a branch chief, said he wanted his father's wings to be dedicated to engineers, mechanics, avionics and instrumentation personnel who worked on the program.
This 100-kilometer "Kármán Line" was recommended to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the internationally recognized body for recording aeronautic achievements.
www.nasa.gov /centers/dryden/news/X-Press/stories/2005/102105_Wings.html   (3873 words)

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 SpaceShipOne X Prize Launch Journal: October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It's named after Theodore von Karman, a Hungarian engineer and physicist who specialized in supersonic flight.
The sea of people awaiting the launch seems endless, crowding around the flight line and all looking upward for the glimpse of history.
A dozen satellite trucks are parked within a stone's throw of the flight line and reporters are flocking to the viewing area.
www.floridatoday.com /blogs/100404xprize/2004_10_01_archive.html   (2146 words)

 PPRuNe Forums - SpaceShipOne some details
The way they do it is to fly directly down the runway at 9000 feet; then they do a (military style) break and fly a full 360 degree pattern right to the landing.
The TINU gives the pilot a "blue line" to follow and a target airspeed (which produces a given rate of descent).
If the pilot follows the blue line, right to the break point and through the two 180 degree turns, it will put him right onto the runway at what ever touchdown point he selects.
www.pprune.org /forums/printthread.php?threadid=156626   (1365 words)

 CSXT SpaceShot 2004 - First Amateur Launch to Space
Their falconry transmitters (made to be attached to birds) were attached to the parachute shroud lines.
The internationally-recognized scientific definition of a space flight is one which reaches an altitude of at least 100km, which is the same thing as 62 miles or 328,000 ft. Well before that point, the aerodynamic influences of the atmosphere are gone, and flight is only possible by something built to be a spacecraft.
The 100km limit is called the Karman Line, named for the scientist who proposed it.
www.stratofox.org /pics/csxt-spaceshot-2004   (1705 words)

 janganbersedih   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In order to do Euclidean geometry one needs to be able to talk about the distance between points and the angles between lines or vectors.
The Euclidean topology turns out to be equivalent to the product topology on Rn considered as a product of n copies of the real line R (with its standard topology).
Although space is certainly spacious, it is now known to be far from empty, and filled with a tenuous plasma.
janganbersedih.blogdrive.com   (1946 words)

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