|Title:||Propulsion techniques : action and reaction|
|Authors:||Peter J. Turchi, Editor|
|Publisher:||Reston, VA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1998|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||978-1-56347-115-5|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references and index|
|Subjects:||Space vehicles--Propulsion systems|
Drawn from early volumes of "Aerospace America" and its antecedents, this book rescues the insights, concerns, and dreams of dozens of space propulsion experts for the next generation of aerospace scientists and engineers.
Written by well-known figures in space propulsion, this book provides readily accessible source material for design courses in astronautical engineering. "Propulsion techniques" surveys the technologies for rocketry in the traditional categories of liquid, solid, hybrid, nuclear, and electric propulsion. Historical trends and cycles are displayed in each category as articles describe concepts and progress from the early visions of Goddard, Oberth, and Tsiolkovsky to proposed (and re-proposed) ideas for advanced space thrusters. In addition to descriptions of rocket engines of various types, associated technologies for propellants and space-electrical power systems are discussed.
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|Barcode||Call number||Media type||Location||Section||Status||Donated by||Digital Bookplate|
|006608||TL782.P765 1998||Book||ISU Library||Main collection||Available|