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Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion by Gordon C. Oates

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  1. Feb 1, 2013 #1


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    Alternative source: https://www.aiaa.org/PubDetail.aspx?id=3834

    Used as a standard text in more than 50 universities, the book and software will continue to fulfill the need for a comprehensive modern book on the principles of propulsion.

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    Chapter  1. Introduction
     1.1  Purpose
     1.2  Chemical Rockets
     1.3  Nonchemical Rockets
     1.4  Airbreathing Engines
     1.5  Summary
    Chapter  2. Thermodynamics and Quasi-One-Dimensional Fluid Flows
     2.1  Introduction
     2.2  Definitions
     2.3  The Laws of Thermodynamics
     2.4  The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
     2.5  The First Law of Thermodynamics
     2.6  The Reversible Process
     2.7  Derived Properties: Enthalpy and Specific Heats
     2.8  The Second Law of Thermodynamics
     2.9  The Gibbs Equations
     2.10 The Gibbs Function and the Helmholtz Function
     2.11 Maxwell's Relations
     2.12 General Relationships between Properties
     2.13 The Perfect Gas
     2.14 Quasi-One-Dimensional Fluid Systems
     2.15 The First Law for a Flowing System - The Control Volume
     2.16 The Channel Flow Equations
     2.17 Stagnation Properties
     2.18 Property Variations in Channels
     2.19 The Nozzle Flow Equations
     2.20 Numerical Solutions of Equations (in 1997 edition, but not 1985)
    Chapter  3. Chemical Rockets
     3.1  Introduction
     3.2  Expression for the Thrust
     3.3  Acceleration of a Rocket
     3.4  Rocket Nozzle Performance
     3.5  Elementary Chemistry
     3.6  Determination of Chamber Conditions
     3.7  Nozzle Flow of a Reacting Gas
     3.8  Solid-Propellant Rockets

    Chapter  4. Nonchemical Rockets
     4.1  Introduction
     4.2  The Nuclear-Heated Rocket
     4.3  Electrically Power Rockets

    Chapter  5. Ideal Cycle Analysis
     5.1  Introduction
     5.2  Notation
     5.3  Ideal Component Behaviors
     5.4  The Ideal Thermodynamic Cycle
     5.5  The Effect of Burning at Finite Mach Number
     5.6  The Propulsive Efficiency, η[SIZE="1"]p[/SIZE]
     5.7  System of Units
     5.8  The Ideal Turbojet
     5.9  Interpretation of the Behavior of Specific Fuel Consumption
     5.10 The Maximum Thrust Turbojet
     5.11 The Ideal Turbojet with Afterburning
     5.12 The Turbofan with Separate Exhaust Stream
     5.13 The Ideal Turbofan with Mixed Exhaust Stream
     5.14 The Ideal Constant-Pressure Mixer
     5.15 The Ideal Turbofan with Afterburning

    Chapter  6. Component Performance
     6.1  Introduction
     6.2  The Thrust Equation
     6.3  Averages
     6.4  The Inlet
     6.5  The Compressor
     6.6  The Burner
     6.7  The Turbine
     6.8  The Nozzle
     6.9  Summary of Component Figures of Merit

    Chapter  7. Nonideal Cycle Analysis
           1985 Edition                                        1997 Edition
     7.1  Introduction                                         Introduction
     7.2  Numerical Solution of Equations                      The Turbojet
     7.3  The Turbojet                                         The Turbofan
     7.4  The Turbofan                                         The Turboprop or Prop Fan
     7.5  The Turboprop or Prop Fan                            The Effects of Nonconstant Specific Heats
     7.6  Summary and Conclusions                              Summary and Conclusions
          Problems                                             Problems

    Chapter  8. Engine Off-Design Performance
     8.1  Introduction
     8.2  Off-Design Analysis of the Turbojet  
     8.3  Off-Design Analysis of the Turbofan  
     8.4  Off-Design Analysis of the Turboprop
     8.5  The Use of Component Characteristics
     8.6  Limitations on the Accuracy of Component Characteristics
     8.7  Engine Acceleration (in 1997 edition, but not 1985)

    Chapter  9. Elementary Theory of Blade Aerodynamics
     9.1  Introduction
     9.2  Two-Dimensional Incompressible Flwo through Blade Rows
     9.3  Free Vortex Flow
     9.4  Radial Equilibrium Flows
     9.5  The Effects of Compressibility

    Chapter 10. Throughflow Theory
    10.1  Introduction
    10.2  The Throughflow Equations
    10.3  The Actuator Disk
    10.4  Integral Relationships
    10.5  Example Solutions
    10.6  Advanced Problems in Throughflow Theory

    Chapter 11. Cascade Flows
    11.1  Introduction
    11.2  Cascade Losses
    11.3  Cascade Notation
    11.4  Calculations Methods
          Subject Index

     1997 Edition
          Appendix A  Standard Atmosphere
          Appendix B  SAE Gas Turbine Engine Notation
          Appendix C  Oates Companion Software
          Subject Index
    I used the 1985 Edition and didn't have the benefit of companion software.
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