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He was a pioneer in the development of rigorous systematic mathematical analyses which he used for underlying the science of aerodynamics, which have come to form the basis of the applied science of aeronautical engineering. Peetoh tube, also known as pitot probe, is a flow measurement device used to measure fluid flow velocity. Pdf of gaussian distributions in the form of upitotinupitot,spitot. A pitot tube, also known as pitot probe, is a flow measurement device used to measure fluid.
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