Author: Gordon C. Oates Title: Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Aerothermodynamics-Turbine-Rocket-Propulsion-Poesia/dp/1563472414/ Prerequisities: Calculus, Introductory Physics and/or Aerospace Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Level: Undergraduate, Upper Level, or Graduate 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. Table of Contents: Code (Text): 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) Problems 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 Problems Chapter 4. Nonchemical Rockets 4.1 Introduction 4.2 The Nuclear-Heated Rocket 4.3 Electrically Power Rockets Problems 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 Problems 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 Problems 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) Problems 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 Problems 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 Problems Chapter 11. Cascade Flows 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Cascade Losses 11.3 Cascade Notation 11.4 Calculations Methods Problems 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.