Classification-- definitions and fundamentals-- nozzle theory and thermodynamic relations-- flight performance-- chemical rocket propellant performance analysis-- liquid propellant rocket engine fundamentals-- liquid propellants-- thrust chambers-- combustion of liquid propellants-- turbopumps, engine design, engine controls, calibration, integration and optimization-- solid propellant rocket fundamentals-- solid propellants-- combustion of solid propellants-- solid rocket components and motor design-- hybrid propellant rockets-- thrust vector control-- selection of rocket propulsion systems-- rocket exhaust plumes-- electric propulsion-- rocket testing.
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This text offers a clear and comprehensive overview of rocket propulsion technology, covering thermodynamics, heat transfer, aerodynamics, flight performance and propellant chemistry, with a particular focus on the applications for industry. There is a broad covererage of topics from the technology to engineer performance and design considerations. It combines fundamental principles with practical applications and includes coverage of advances in the field. (source: Nielsen Book Data)