Mechanics and thermodynamics of propulsion [by] Philip G. Hill [and] Carl R. Peterson.

; Peterson, Carl R., author
Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. Company [1965] .

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Other Authors Peterson, Carl R.,
Subjects Airplanes -- Jet propulsion.
Rocket engines.
Space vehicles -- Propulsion systems.
Series Addison-Wesley series in aerospace science.
Description x, 563 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Part 1: Introduction and review of fundamental sciences. 1. Propulsion -- 2. Mechanics and thermodynamics of fluid flow -- 3. Steady one-dimensional flow of a perfect gas -- 4. Boundary layer mechanics and heat transfer -- 5. Electrostatics, magnetostatics, and plasmas. Part 2: Air-breathing engines. 6. Thermodynamics of aircraft jet engines -- 7. Aerothermodynamics of inlets, combustors, and nozzles -- 8. Jet engine turbomachines: axial compressors -- 9. Jet engine turbomachines: centrifugal compressors and axial turbines. Part 3: Rockets. 10. Perfromance of rocket vehicles -- 11. Chemical rockets: an introduction -- 12. Chemical rockets: propellants and combustion -- 13. Chemical rockets: expansion in nozzles -- 14. Chemical rockets: thrust chambers -- 15. Nuclear rockets -- 16. Electrical rocket propulsion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)616606
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WorldCat Identities Hill, Philip G. 1932-
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