Theory of Aerospace Propulsion
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Theory of Aerospace Propulsion

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Readers of this book will be able to: utilize the fundamental principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to analyze aircraft engines, understand the common gas turbine aircraft propulsion systems and be able to determine the applicability of each, perform system studies of aircraft engine systems for specified flight conditions, perform preliminary aerothermal design of turbomachinery components, and conceive, analyze, and optimize competing preliminary designs for conventional and unconventional missions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx. 250 illustrations
  • 0128102845
  • 9780128102848

Table of contents

Chapter 1 IDEALIZED FLOW MACHINES Chapter 2 QUASI-ONE-DIMENSIONAL FLOW EQUATIONS Chapter 3 IDEALIZED CYCLE ANALYSIS OF JET ENGINES Chapter 4 COMBUSTION CHAMBERS FOR AIRBREATHING ENGINES Chapter 5 NOZZLES Chapter 6 INLETS Chapter 7 TURBOMACHINERY Chapter 8 BLADE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF AXIAL FLOW TURBOMACHINES Chapter 9. TURBINE ENGINE PERFORMANCE AND COMPONENT INTEGRATION Chapter 10 PROPELLERS Chapter 11 LIQUID ROCKETS Chapter 12 SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKETS Chapter 13 NUCLEAR ROCKETS Chapter 14 SPACE PROPULSION Chapter 15. PROPULSION ASPECTS OF HIGH-SPEED FLIGHT Appendix A: SHOCK WAVES, EXPANSIONS, TABLES AND CHARTS Appendix B: PROPERTIES OF HYDROCARBON FUEL COMBUSTION Appendix C: EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE Appendix D: BOOST PHASE AND STAGING OF ROCKETS Appendix E: SAFETY, RELIABILITY, AND RISK ASSESSMENT Appendix F: AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE Appendix G: THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF SELECTED SPECIES
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About Pasquale M. Sforza

Pasquale Sforza received his PhD from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1965. He has taught courses related to commercial airplane design at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and the University of Florida. His research interests include propulsion, gas dynamics, and air and space vehicle design. Dr. Sforza has also acted as Co-Editor of the Journal of Directed Energy and Book Review Editor for the AIAA Journal. His previous books include Theory of Aerospace Propulsion (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2011) and Commercial Airplane Design Principles, (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014)
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