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Rocket propulsion elements : an introduction to the engineering of rockets

Author: George P Sutton
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Concentrates on the subject of rock propulsion, its basic technology, performance and design rationale. Provides an introduction to the subject, an understanding of basic principles, a description of their physical mechanisms and designs, and an understanding of the application of rocket propulsion to flying vehicles.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George P Sutton
ISBN: 0471529389 9780471529385
OCLC Number: 23900678
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: x, 636 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Classification; Definitions and Fundamentals; Nozzle Theory and Thermodynamic Relations; Heat Transfer; Flight Performance; Thermo-Chemical Rocket Propellant Performance Analysis; Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine Fundamentals; Liquid Propellants; Combustion of Liquid Propellants; Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine Systems and Components; Solid Propellant Rocket Fundamentals; Solid Propellants; Combustion of Solid Propellants; Solid Propellant Components and Motor Design; Hybrid Propellant Rockets; Thrust Vector Control; Selection of Rocket Propulsion Systems; Rocket Exhaust Plumes; Rocket Testing.
Responsibility: George P. Sutton.
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