Best Reference Books – Advance Propulsion Systems, Heat Transfer and Air-Breathing Propulsion

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Propulsion Systems, Heat Transfer and Air-Breathing Propulsion subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Propulsion Systems, Heat Transfer and Air-Breathing Propulsion along with reviews.

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1. “Air Breathing Engines and Aerospace Propulsion” by Ganesan V

2. “Understanding Aerospace Chemical Propulsion” by H S Mukunda

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“Understanding Aerospace Chemical Propulsion” Book Review: The book discusses aeronautical and space chemical propulsion. It describes thermo and gas dynamics, aero system elements, rocket combustion process, and solid and liquid propulsion systems. It further explains efficiencies, fuels and performance and combustion instability of systems. The book explains the systems in detail, with various diagrams and also gives analysis of modelled systems.

3. “Air Breathing Engines” by Zoeb Husain

“Air Breathing Engines” Book Review: The book is beneficial for aeronautical engineering students. The book gives details about the aircraft engines. The book discusses that aircraft engines take air from the atmosphere, accelerate and produce thrust to the aircraft. It explains that the gas turbine forms a basic unit and turboprop and turbojet engines are developed on the basis of gas turbines. The book also contains various examples, taken from the data of aircraft manufacturers.

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4. “Vehicle Propulsion Systems: Introduction to Modeling and Optimization” by Lino Guzzella and Antonio Sciarretta

“Vehicle Propulsion Systems: Introduction to Modeling and Optimization” Book Review: The book describes the mathematical modeling and optimization of vehicle propulsion systems. The book explains that increase in the consumption of fossil fuels, especially fossil liquid hydrocarbons, by automobiles is increasing day-by-day. It describes various developments in new propulsion systems, required to reduce the fuel consumption. This book also provides examples at the end of each chapter.

5. “Alternative Propulsion for Automobiles” by Cornel Stan

“Alternative Propulsion for Automobiles” Book Review: The book discusses the research and developments in propulsion concepts such as electric cars with batteries and fuel cells. This book analyzes the data of propulsion concepts on the basis of specific power, torque, characteristic, acceleration behaviour, specific fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. The book gives details about vehicles with electric and hybrid propulsion. The availability, production, technical complexity of the storage on board, cost, safety and infrastructure of alternative fuels are also discussed in the book.

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6. “Heat-Engine/Mechanical-Energy-Storage Hybrid Propulsion Systems for Vehicles: Final Report” by U S Environmental Protection Agency

“Heat-Engine/Mechanical-Energy-Storage Hybrid Propulsion Systems for Vehicles: Final Report” Book Review: The book describes the new policies, detailed problems with enforcing laws for protecting human health and environment. The book also includes the reason for the need for these laws and ways to implement it. The book also suggests using bicycles instead of other automobiles for a clean and green environment. It explains the health effects by increasing sulphur oxides emissions draft.

7. “Vehicle Propulsion Systems: Introduction to Modeling and Optimization” by Lino Guzzella and Antonio Sciarretta

“Vehicle Propulsion Systems: Introduction to Modeling and Optimization” Book Review: The book describes the mathematical modeling and optimization of vehicle propulsion systems. The book explains that increase in the consumption of fossil fuels, especially fossil liquid hydrocarbons, by automobiles is increasing day-by-day. It describes various developments in new propulsion systems, required to reduce the fuel consumption. This book also provides examples at the end of each chapter.

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8. “Combustion and Heat Transfer in Gas Turbine Systems, Cranfield International Symposium Series” by E R Norster

9. “Airbreathing Propulsion: An Introduction (Springer Aerospace Technology)” by Tarit Bose

“Airbreathing Propulsion: An Introduction (Springer Aerospace Technology)” Book Review: The book is beneficial for undergraduate and graduate students studying aeronautical engineering, aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering. It explains the physics of combustion, fluid and thermodynamics. It gives structural mechanisms of airbreathing engines like piston, turboprop, turbojet, turbofan and ramjet engines. The book also provides exercises at the end of every chapter to understand the concept of airbreathing propulsion deeply.

10. “Alternative Propulsion for Automobiles” by Cornel Stan

“Alternative Propulsion for Automobiles” Book Review: The book discusses the research and developments in propulsion concepts such as electric cars with batteries and fuel cells. This book analyzes the data of propulsion concepts on the basis of specific power, torque, characteristic, acceleration behaviour, specific fuel consumption and pollutant emissions. The book gives details about vehicles with electric and hybrid propulsion. The availability, production, technical complexity of the storage on board, cost, safety and infrastructure of alternative fuels are also discussed in the book.

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