16.512 | Fall 2005 | Graduate

Rocket Propulsion


Along with the complete set of lecture notes, the following readings were assigned in the class:

Sutton, George, and Oscar Biblarz. Rocket Propulsion Elements. New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 2000. ISBN: 0471326429.

Hill, Philip and Carl Peterson. Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1991. ISBN: 0201146592.

Rohsenow, Warren, James Hartnett, and Young Cho. Handbook of Heat Transfer. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1998. ISBN: 0070535558.

McAdams, William Henry. Heat Transmission. Melbourne, FL: Krieger Publishing, 1985, pp. 82-97. ISBN: 0898748763.

Hagemann, Gerald, Hans Immich, Thong Van Nguyen, and Gennady Dumnov. “Advanced Rocket Nozzles.” Journal of Propulsion and Power 14, no. 5 (September-October 1998).

Sirignano, William. “Current Status of Spray Combustion Modelling.” 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, July 20-23 2003.

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Fall 2005