Carl R. Peterson, Philip G. Hill’s Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion is a comprehensive book on the basic principles of all the propulsion modes of aircraft and spacecraft. The book comprises of extensive detailing on how these principles help in quantitative assessments of performance and eventually in discovering the improvement possibilities. This second edition has extra coverage on rocket engines and other modern aircrafts. The Jet Propulsion Principle, Axial Compressor, Axial Turbines, The Centrifugal Compressor, Performance of Rocket Vehicles, Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Fluid Flow, Electrical Rocket Propulsion are some of the other topics covered in this edition. The book is essential for all mechanical and aeronautical engineering students.
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