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- Wiley 2008; US$ 162.00
Throughout most of the twentieth century, electric propulsion was considered the technology of the future. Now, the future has arrived. This important new book explains the fundamentals of electric propulsion for spacecraft and describes in detail the physics and characteristics of the two major electric thrusters in use today, ion and Hall thrusters.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99
Anyone can recycle a plastic bottle by tossing it into a bin, but it takes a bit of skill to propel it into that bin from 500 feet away. Skill, and a copy of Soda-Pop Rockets . Author and engineer Paul Jarvis has designed 20 different easy-to-launch rockets that can be built from discarded plastic drink bottles. After learning how to construct... more...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95
Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the earliest fire arrows in China to modern-day space shuttles, as well as the main concepts of rocketry, including how rockets are launched,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Mechanics and Chemistry of Solid Propellants is a collection of papers presented at the Fourth Symposium on Naval Structural Mechanics, held in Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana on April 19-21, 1965 under the joint sponsorship of the Office of Naval Research and Purdue University. The contributors consider the development and utilization of solid... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Division III. Propulsion Systems Including Fuels, Volume 6: Principles of Spaceflight Propulsion provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the processes of energy release and conversion. This book presents the developments of space technology by providing a general view of the propulsion methods available. Organized into seven chapters, this... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Propulsion Re-Entry Physics deals with the physics of propulsion re-entry and covers topics ranging from inductive magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) propulsion systems to launch systems and orbiting maneuvering systems. Problems of re-entry aerodynamics are considered, along with interaction problems in hypersonic fluid dynamics. Comprised of 31 chapters,... more...
The Conversion of Liquid Rocket Fuels, Risk Assessment, Technology and Treatment Options for the Conversion of Abandoned Liquid Ballistic Missile Propellants (Fuels and Oxidizers) in AzerbaijanSpringer Netherlands 2006; US$ 89.99
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Baku, Azerbaijan, 29 September - 3 October 2003 more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry. As he chronicles Wernher von Braun's life, Ward explodes many myths and misconceptions about the controversial genius who was a hero to some, a villain to others.... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 109.95
What Are Rockets? The History of Rockets Rockets of the Modern Era Rocket Anatomy and Nomenclature Why Are Rockets Needed? Missions and Payloads Trajectories Orbits Orbit Changes and Maneuvers Ballistic Missile Trajectories How Do Rockets Work? Thrust Specific Impulse Weight Flow Rate Tsiolkovsky?s Rocket Equation Staging Rocket Dynamics,... more...