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Rocket propulsion. Rockets

  • ROCKETRYby Carla Mooney; Caitlin Denham

    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...

  • Mechanics and Chemistry of Solid Propellantsby A. C. Eringen; H. Liebowitz; S. L. Koh

    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...

  • Advances in Solar Sailingby Malcolm Macdonald

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the best contributions of the the Third International Symposium on Solar Sailing Glasgow, 11 ? 13 June 2013. It is a rapid snap-shot of the state-of-the art of solar sail technology in 2013 across the globe, capturing flight programs, technology development programs and new technology and application concepts. The book contains contributions... more...

  • Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environmentby Leonid F. Chernogor; Nathan Blaunstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and radiophysical effects on the ionosphere and magnetosphere... more...

  • Principles of Spaceflight Propulsionby E. M. Goodger

    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...

  • 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...

  • Solid Rocket Propulsion Technologyby A. Davenas

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    This book, a translation of the French title Technologie des Propergols Solides , offers otherwise unavailable information on the subject of solid propellants and their use in rocket propulsion. The fundamentals of rocket propulsion are developed in chapter one and detailed descriptions of concepts are covered in the following chapters. Specific design... 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...

  • Fast Solar Sailingby Giovanni Vulpetti

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    The range of solar sailing is very vast; it is a fully in-space means of propulsion that should allow us to accomplish various mission classes that are literally impossible using rocket propulsion, no matter if nuclear or electric. Fast and very fast solar sailings are special classes of sailcraft missions, initially developed only in the first half... more...