* Covers all engine types, including piston aero engines * Design principles presented in historical order for progressive understanding * Focuses on major elements to avoid overwhelming or confusing readers * Presents example systems from the US, the UK, Germany, Russia, Europe, China, Japan, and India * Richly illustrated with detailed photographs * Cartoon panels present the subject in an interesting, easy-to-understand way * Contains carefully constructed problems (with a solution manual available to the educator) * Lecture slides and additional problem sets for instructor use
Advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and engineering professionals new to the area of propulsion will find Aerospace Propulsion Systems a highly accessible guide to grasping the key essentials. Field experts will also find that the book is a very useful resource for explaining propulsion issues or techlogy to engineers, technicians, businessmen, or policy makers. Post-graduates involved in multi-disciplinary research or anybody interested in learning more about spacecraft, aircraft, or engineering would find this book to be a helpful reference.
Lecture materials for instructors available at www.wiley.com/go/wardaero