Rocket Propulsion Elements: An Introduction To The Engineering Of Rockets
- Publish Date: 1992-04-29
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: George P. Sutton
This is the Sixth Edition of the leading textbook on rocket propulsion for courses in aerospace engineering. It covers the basic physical principles of rocket propulsion such as nozzle thermodynamics, heat transfer, flight performance, and fuel chemistry. It also includes the design rationale of components such as nozzles, fuel chambers, structures, and control systems. All rocket types are covered, i.e., liquid, solid, hybrid fueled, and electric propulsion systems.