Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion

Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion

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The revised edition of this practical, hands-on book discusses the launch vehicles in use today throughout the world, and includes the latest details on advanced systems being developed, such as electric and nuclear propulsion. The author covers the fundamentals, from the basic principles of rocket propulsion and vehicle dynamics through the theory and practice of liquid and solid propellant motors, to new and future developments. He provides a serious exposition of the principles and practice of rocket propulsion, from the point of view of the user who is not an engineering specialist.In all there were 12 successful Russian lunar probes launched before the Arrst Saturn V. Apart from the drive and vision of the ... It is signiArcant that the 100 series, using liquid oxygen and alcohol, was a Russian replacement for the A4 engine.

Title:Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion
Author:Martin J. L. Turner
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-11-05


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