Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion


New Edition with Rockets Coming in July 2006 from AIAA

Author: Jack D. Mattingly

DESCRIPTION: This exciting new text gives an introduction to the fundamentals of gas turbine engines and jet propulsion for aerospace and mechanical engineers. The book contains sufficient material for two sequential courses in propulsion: an introductory course in jet propulsion and a gas turbine engine components course. The text is divided into four parts: introduction to aircraft propulsion; basic concepts and one-dimensional gas dynamics; analysis and performance of air-breathing propulsion systems; and analysis and design of gas turbine engine components. 960 pages and over 650 illustrations.

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In any publication, a few typo's are made. The errors noted by Jan 19, 2006 in the new AIAA printing are: Pg 58, Fig 1-42, correct units for Thrust to (k lbf) and Pg. 332, Fig 5-41e, correct labels of vertical axis to 0 to 1.0 in increments of 0.2. If you know of any others, please let me know. My email address is jack@aircraftenginedesign.com