Understanding Aerospace Chemical Propulsion
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Understanding Aerospace Chemical Propulsion

Author : H S Mukunda
© Year : 2017
ISBN : 9789385909429
Pages : 476
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.62   kg
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Understanding Aerospace Chemical Propulsion is concerned with aeronautical and space chemical propulsion. The book seeks to provide understanding of the propulsion systems through (a) illustrative description of the systems, (b) analysis of modeled systems, (c) examination of the performance of real systems in this light, and (d) provide a comparative assessment of aeronautical and space propulsion system elements wherever relevant. It has eleven chapters covering introduction, specifications, efficiencies, thermos- and gas dynamics, propulsion system analysis, aero-system elements, fuels and performance, rocket combustion process, solid and liquid propulsion systems and combustion instability.
Engineers beginning their career in the aerospace industry would benefit from reading this book. Senior engineers overseeing more than one group could revisit the fundamental ideas and reconnect with specific tasks.

  • Covers chemical propulsion as applied in aerospace in a detailed and comprehensive manner, making it a stand-alone text.
  • Gives comparison of air breathing and non-air breathing engines, and utilizes data pertaining to both these type of engines for critical appraisal. 
  • The text is supplemented with well-labelled diagrams at every possible instance, making the topics accessible in a better manner.
  • The mathematical equations have been well explained and derived in a step-by-step manner. 

1   Introduction
2   Needs, Specifications
3   The Efficiencies
4   Thermo-Gas Dynamics
5   Air Breathing Propulsion System Analysis
6   System Elements
7   Fuels and Propellants
8   Rocket Combustion Processes
9   Solid Rocket Engine
10 Liquid Rocket Engine
11 Combustion Instability

H S Mukunda :- For about thirty-five years Professor H.S. Mukunda taught post-graduate courses on rocket propulsion, mechanics and thermodynamics of aerospace propulsion, introduction to aerospace vehicles, mathematical techniques in reacting flows, and fundamentals of combustion.
He has been a Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences since 1984, Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering since 1994, and Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India since 1993. He has been conferred the DRDO Academic Excellence Award 2002 for his valuable contribution in the field of missile propulsion and the Om Prakash Bhasin Award for contributions to Science and Technology in Energy in 1994 and Alumni award of Indian Institute of Science for excellence in Research in Engineering in 1994.
He has held several administrative positions at Indian Institute of Science: Convener, Space Technology Cell (1982-83); Convener, Joint Advanced Technology Programme (1983-87); Chairman, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy (1989-91); Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering (1995-2000); Chief Executive, Advanced Bioresidue Energy Technologies Society (1996-2003).

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