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Rocket propulsion elements / George P. Sutton, Oscar Biblarz.

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Author/Creator:
Sutton, George Paul.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2001
Imprint:
7th ed. - New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2001.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 751 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note:
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • 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.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
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)
Contributor:
Biblarz, Oscar.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0471326429
9780471326427

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