By: Archer, R. Douglas; Saarlas, Maido
New Jersey, Prentice Hall: 1996
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2307535
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. xvii, 582 pp. A textbook for a two-semester first course in propulsion for engineering majors. Assumes a background in fluid mechanics, including elementary boundary layer theory and thermodynamics; an appendix reviews the necessary one-dimensional steady-flow gas dynamic equations for a perfect gas. Covers the entire range of propulsion systems used in aeronautics and aerospace from piston engines and propellers to rockets. A chapter also considers environmental impacts. View More...