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Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion with Applications

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ISBN-10: 0521819830

ISBN-13: 9780521819831

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ronald D. Flack, Michael J. Rycroft, Wei Shyy

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Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion with Applications is an introductory text in air-breathing jet propulsion including ramjets, turbojets, turbofans, and propjets. Aimed at upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, the book provides coverage of the basic operating principles, from cycle analysis through component design and system matching. A basic understanding of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics is assumed, although many principles are thoroughly reviewed. Numerous examples and nearly 300 homework problems based on modern engines make this book an ideal teaching tool, as well as a valuable reference for practicing engineers. A CD included with the book contains example files and software to support the text.
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Book details

List price: $152.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/25/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 660
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Ronald D. Flack joined the faculty of the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department in 1976. He has authored more than 100 journal publications and more than 175 reports and papers. He has served as the chair of MAE and as director of the Rotating Machinery and Controls Industrial Research Program (ROMAC). Dr Flack has been chair of the ASME IGTI Education Committee and chair of the ASME regional committee of ME department heads, and he is an ASME Fellow. His research interests include experimental internal flows in turbomachines and fluid film bearings, leading to the extended life of turbomachines by reducing forces and vibrations and improved hydraulic efficiency of turbomachines.

Cycle Analysis
Introduction
Ideal cycle analysis
Non-ideal cycle analysis
Component Analysis
Diffusers
Nozzles
Axial flow compressors and fans
Centrifugal compressors
Axial flow turbines
Combustors and afterburners
Ducts and mixers
System Matching and Analysis
Matching of gas turbine components
Standard atmosphere table
Isentropic flow tables
Fanno line flow tables
Rayleigh line flow tables
Normal shock tables
Common conversions
Notes on iteration methods
One dimensional compressible flow
Turbomachinery fundamentals
References
Answers to selected problems
Key words