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50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius

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ISBN-10: 0071469842

ISBN-13: 9780071469845

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gavin D. J. Harper

List price: $40.00
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Showing the reader how to make a camera rocket, video camera rocket, hydrogen-fueled rocket, a UFO, and much more, this book covers some of the key principles of rocketry for the amateur enthusiast.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 8.40" wide x 10.70" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

History of Rocketry
Rocket Science
Making black powder
Demonstrating different rates of reaction with a film can rocket
How does the quantity of propellant affect the distance travelled?
Real rockets! Build your own hydrogen-fuelled rocket
The Model Rocketeer's Workshop
Build a model rocket support jig and stand
Build a wind tunnel
Flow visualization techniques
Model Rocket Stability
Constructing Model Rockets
Building your first model rocket
Building a series-staged rocket
Build your own parallel-staged model
Build your own boost-glider
Build your own UFO (I)
Build your own UFO (II)
Build your own UFO (III)
Build your own payload-carrying rocket
Recovery Systems
Build a night-tracer rocket
Build your own EL inverter
Creating a strobe beacon rocket
Launching Model Rockets
Simple launch controller
Advanced launch controller
Arming your rocket motor for launch
Build a "rod" launcher
Build a "gantry" launcher
Build a "rail" launcher
Launching your first model rocket
More advanced launch techniques
Rocket Math
How fast? How far? - Getting to grips with basic math for physics
Calculating how high your rocket went
A simple tracker
Calculating how high your rocket went from an aerial photograph
Calculating the size of an object on the ground
Calcualting the measurements for a boat-tail transition
Calculating how stable your rocket is
Recovery device calculation
Model Rocket Photography
Build a model rocket camera pay load
Model Rocket Movie Cameras
Build a model rocket video camera pay load (I)
Build a model rocket video camera pay load (II)
Rocket Mail
Rocket mail
Introduction to the Flight Computer
Magnetic apogee sensor
Barometric altimeter
Temperature and humidity
Vibration (2-axis accelerometer)
Optical sensor (to detect roll rate)
Exhaust temperature (thermocouple)
Full data acquisition system
Educating with Model Rocketry
Educating with model rocketry
Model Rocket Clubs
Starting a model rocketry club
Space exploration merit badge
Model Rocket Safety
International Listing of Model Rocket Clubs