Propulsion and Power: Shaping the Future of Air Transportation is a comprehensive reference considering the science and engineering behind propulsion and power in sustainable air transportation. It examines the impact of air transportation on the environment and covers alternative jet fuels and electric propulsion and power. Modern propulsion for transonic, and supersonic-hypersonic aircraft is discussed and the impact of propulsion on aircraft design is also covered.
Each chapter covers lessons learned, from both successes and failures, from earlier technology developments in aircraft industry. A review of aircraft engines is also included. This book is also accompanied by a website hosting illustrations, presentation files and a solution manual.