ISBN 9788126525775,Rocket Propulsion Elements

Rocket Propulsion Elements



Wiley India

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788126525775

ISBN-10 8126525770


Edition 7th
Number of Pages 768 Pages
Language (English)

Aeronautical Engineering

This book offers a thorough introduction to basic principles, the edition walks the reader through a clear and comprehensive description of physical mechanisms and designs, an understanding of how rocket propulsion is applied to flying vehicles, and delivers both theory and practical applications covering rocket propulsion for guided missiles, space flight, or satellite flight.
Table of contents :-
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.
Appendix A: Conversion Factors and Constants.
Appendix B: Properties of the Earth's Standard Atmosphere.
Appendix C: Summary of Key Equations for Ideal Chemical Rockets.
Appendix D: Derivation of Hybrid Fuel Regression Rate Equation in Chapter 15.
Appendix E: Alternative Interpretations of Boundary Layer Blowing Coefficient in Chapter 15.