Just wondering what people think of the latest Edition (8th) compared to previous editions.Also, what other titles would you recommend?Ross.
My recipe for a good engine guy/gal: An engineering degree, plus or includingSuttonHuzel and Huang Modern Engineering for Design of Liquid Propellant Rocket EnginesFlynn Cryogenic Engineering or equivalentBate Mueller White Fundamentals of AstrodynamicsJohn AndersonFundamentals of AerodynamicsModern Compressible FlowHypersonic and High Temperature Gas DynamicsEquivalent of:~4 classes in manufacturing processes, common problems and material properties,~3 classes in thermo and heat transfer,1-2 classes in electronics design,1 in vibration testing and analysis
Orbital Mechanics, Prussing and Conway: The best modern introduction to the subject I've seen.
How does it compare to BMW?
Quote from: kneecaps on 11/02/2009 02:36 PMHow does it compare to BMW? It's about 30 years more recent. Prussing and Conway is focused much more on interplanetary trajectories than BMW, which is sort of an ICBM design manual...
Just wondering what people think of the latest Edition (8th) compared to previous editions.Also, what other titles would you recommend?Ross.[EDIT: Corrected Title]