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Operation of a Cryogenic Rocket Engine

An Outline with Down-to-Earth and Up-to-Space Remarks

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  • Only book on rocket test facilities

  • Complete treatment of simulation of flight conditions, test procedures, safety

  • Reference for test engineers and graduate students of aeronautics

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Springer Aerospace Technology (SAT)

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 1-2
  3. Test Periods

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 9-24
  4. Engine Test

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 25-38
  5. Bench Systems

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 39-61
  6. Simulation of Flight Conditions

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 63-72
  7. Weather Conditions

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 73-76
  8. Test Procedures

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 77-82
  9. Safety

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 83-86
  10. Documentation

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 87-90
  11. Test Team

    • Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 91-93
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 95-142

About this book

This book presents the operational aspects of the rocket engine on a test facility. It will be useful to engineers and scientists who are in touch with the test facility. To aerospace students it shall provide an insight of the job on the test facility. And to interested readers it shall provide an impression of this thrilling area of aerospace.

Keywords

  • Aerospace test facilities
  • Cryogenic test facility
  • Propulsion rocket engines
  • Rocket Ariane 5
  • Rocket engine

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und, Hardthausen, Germany

    Wolfgang Kitsche

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Buying options

eBook
USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-642-10565-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)