By David R. Greatrix
Whilst such a lot modern books within the aerospace propulsion box are devoted essentially to fuel turbine engines, there's usually very little assurance of different propulsion structures and units resembling propeller and helicopter rotors or special awareness to rocket engines. through taking a much wider standpoint, Powered Flight - The Engineering of Aerospace Propulsion goals to supply a broader context, permitting observations and comparisons to be made throughout platforms which are ignored by way of concentrating on a unmarried element on my own. The physics and historical past of aerospace propulsion are equipped on step by step, coupled with the advance of an appreciation for the math focused on the technological know-how and engineering of propulsion.
Combining the author’s event as a researcher, an specialist and a lecturer in graduate and undergraduate aerospace engineering, Powered Flight - The Engineering of Aerospace Propulsion covers its material either theoretically and with an information of the practicalities of the undefined. to make sure that the content material is obvious, consultant but in addition attention-grabbing the textual content is complimented by means of quite a number appropriate graphs and pictures together with consultant engineering, as well as numerous propeller functionality charts. this stuff offer very good reference and help fabrics for graduate and undergraduate initiatives and exercises.
Students within the box of aerospace engineering will locate that Powered Flight - The Engineering of Aerospace Propulsion helps their reports from the introductory degree and all through extra in depth follow-on reviews.
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