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Rocket propulsion. Rockets

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  • The Conversion of Liquid Rocket Fuelsby Wolfgang Spyra

    Springer 2004; US$ 89.99

    The Conversion of Liquid Rocket Fuels is the first volume to be dedicated to the demilitarization of Azerbaijan. It is the product of an exciting workshop which brought together participants from NATO member countries and partner countries to share ideas and experience. This publication investigates the possible treatment methods for hazardous ballistic... more...

  • Rocketsby Peter Macinnis

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 22.68

    A history of rockets from their early Chinese origins to their modern use in the military, space exploration and commercial peacetime use. more...

  • Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systemsby Claudio Bruno; Paul A. Czysz

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Putting spacecraft propulsion systems in perspective, this book presents the need to break free from the old established concepts of expendable rockets, using chemical propulsion, and to develop breeds of launch vehicle capable of both launching payloads into orbit at dramatically reduced cost, and for sustained operations in low-Earth orbit. more...

  • Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsionby Martin J.L. Turner

    Springer 2008; US$ 189.00

    Covers topics that range from the basic principles of rocket propulsion and vehicle dynamics through the theory and practice of liquid and solid propellant motors, to future developments. This book provides an exposition of the principles and practice of rocket propulsion. more...

  • Nuclear Rocket Engine Reactorby Anatoly Lanin

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This monograph recounts and details the development of a nuclear rocket engine reactor (NRER). In particular, it explains the working capacity of an active zone NRER under mechanical and thermal load, intensive neutron fluxes, and high-energy generation (up to 30 MBT/l) in a working medium (hydrogen) at temperatures up to 3100 K. The design principles... more...

  • Dr. Spaceby Bob Ward

    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...

  • Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineeringby Travis S. Taylor

    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...

  • To Reach the High Frontierby Roger D. Launius; Dennis R. Jenkins

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 70.00

    Access -- no single word better describes the primary concern of the exploration and development of space. Every participant in space activities -- civil, military, scientific, or commercial -- needs affordable, reliable, frequent, and flexible access to space. To Reach the High Frontier details the histories of the various space access vehicles... more...

  • Advances in Chemical Propulsionby Gabriel D. Roy

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 253.00

    INTRODUCTION Chemical Propulsion: Recent Accomplishments, G.D. Roy ADVANCED FUEL SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION High Energy, High Density, Polycyclic Hydrocarbons and Azido Derivatives , R.M. Moriarty Synthesis of New High Energy / High Density Hydrocarbon Systems, A.P. Marchand, K.C.V. Ramanaiah, S. Alihodzic, I.N.N. Namboothiri, E.Z. Dong, B.R.... more...

  • Non-Rocket Space Launch and Flightby Alexander Bolonkin

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 310.00

    In recent years scientists have investigated a series of new methods for non-rocket space launch, which promise to revolutionize space launches and flight. Particularly in the current political climate new, cheaper, and more ?fuel efficient? methods are being investigated. Such new methods include the gas tube method, cable accelerators, tether launch... more...