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Fundamentals of jet propulsion with applications

Author: Ronald D Flack
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge aerospace series, 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introductory text in air-breathing jet propulsion, covering cycle analysis through component design and system matching. Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, this is an ideal teaching tool, as well as a valuable reference for practising engineers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald D Flack
ISBN: 9780521154178 0521154170
OCLC Number: 528397710
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Includes Internet access.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Part I. Cycle Analysis: 1. Introduction; 2. Ideal cycle analysis; 3. Non-ideal cycle analysis; Part II. Component Analysis: 4. Diffusers; 5. Nozzles; 6. Axial flow compressors and fans; 7. Centrifugal compressors; 8. Axial flow turbines; 9. Combustors and afterburners; 10. Ducts and mixers; Part III. System Matching and Analysis: 11. Matching of gas turbine components; Appendix A. Standard atmosphere table; Appendix B. Isentropic flow tables; Appendix C. Fanno line flow tables; Appendix D. Rayleigh line flow tables; Appendix E. Normal shock tables; Appendix F. Common conversions; Appendix G. Notes on iteration methods; Appendix H. One dimensional compressible flow; Appendix I. Turbomachinery fundamentals; References; Answers to selected problems; Key words.
Series Title: Cambridge aerospace series, 17.
Responsibility: Ronald D. Flack.

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