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Author Name    Bragg, S.L.


Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Ex-Library Copy

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   London George Newnes Limited 1962

Seller ID   012950

158pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, plus six unpaginated like plates (all called-for plates extant and attached). Intext line-drawings, graphs, tables and formulae throughout. Ex-library copy with several confirming indicators. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards slightly bumped on foredge corners and foot of front board. An abraded area on front pastedown, tape stains on front and rear endpapers, ex-libris info on colophone page, pink tinted top edge, else leaves unmarked. Photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with striation (from library cover), blind indentations, plus a 'Dewey' code on spine. "This book, which is founded on the author's own experience in working on the Blue Streak and covers all the fundamental theory that was found necessary in that project, is specifically directed to those science and engineering students at university or technical college level who seek to enter the field of rocket engineering . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 9 chapters: Historical, Gas Dynamics, Thermochemistry, Liquid Propellants, Combustion and Ignition, Chamber Construction and Heat Transfer, Rocket Engine Systems, Rocket Engine Testing, The Future, plus Index. Book weight approx. 445g.

Science and Technology, Rocket Engines, Rocket Engineering, Astronautics, Design, Reference Books, Bragg, S.L., Ex-Library Copy

Price = 20.68 AUD

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