The definitive text on rocket propulsion—now revised to reflect advancements in the field
For sixty years, Sutton's Rocket Propulsion Elements has been regarded as the single most authoritative sourcebook on rocket propulsion technology. As with the previous edition, coauthored with Oscar Biblarz, the Eighth Edition of Rocket Propulsion Elements offers a thorough introduction to basic principles of rocket propulsion for guided missiles, space flight, or satellite flight. It describes the physical mechanisms and designs for various types of rockets' and provides an understanding of how rocket propulsion is applied to flying vehicles.
Updated and strengthened throughout, the Eighth Edition explores:
The fundamentals of rocket propulsion, its essential technologies, and its key design rationale
The various types of rocket propulsion systems, physical phenomena, and essential relationships
The latest advances in the field such as changes in materials, systems design, propellants, applications, and manufacturing technologies, with a separate new chapter devoted to turbopumps
Liquid propellant rocket engines and solid propellant rocket motors, the two most prevalent of the rocket propulsion systems, with in-depth consideration of advances in hybrid rockets and electrical space propulsion
Comprehensive and coherently organized, this seminal text guides readers evenhandedly through the complex factors that shape rocket propulsion, with both theory and practical design considerations. Professional engineers in the aerospace and defense industries as well as students in mechanical and aerospace engineering will find this updated classic indispensable for its scope of coverage and utility.
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
George P. Sutton is a consultant for the aerospace industry. He formerly served as executive director of engineering at Rocketdyne (Rocketdyne Division of The Boeing Company, now Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne) and as a laboratory associate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Oscar Biblarz is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical and Astronautical Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new, US edition, ship within 24 hours with tracking No. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 31483
Descripción Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2009. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Ship out 1 business day,Brand new,US edition, Free tracking number usually 2-4 biz days delivery to worldwide Same shipping fee with US, Canada,Europe country, Australia, item will ship out from either USA or Asia. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-5098994372
Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 100% BRAND NEW ORIGINAL US HARDCOVER STUDENT 8th Edition / ISBN-13: 9780470080245 / Mint condition / Never been read / Shipped out in one business day with free tracking. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 421
Descripción John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 8th edition. 768 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0470080248
Descripción Wiley, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110470080248
Descripción Wiley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0470080248 New US Edition Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Nº de ref. de la librería Z0470080248ZN