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Operation of a Cryogenic Rocket Engine

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

  • 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


Part of the Springer Aerospace Technology book series (SAT, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 1-2
  3. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 9-24
  4. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 25-38
  5. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 39-61
  6. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 63-72
  7. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 73-76
  8. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 77-82
  9. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 83-86
  10. Wolfgang Kitsche
    Pages 87-90
  11. 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.


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

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- undHardthausenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Operation of a Cryogenic Rocket Engine
  • Book Subtitle An Outline with Down-to-Earth and Up-to-Space Remarks
  • Authors Wolfgang Kitsche
  • Series Title Springer Aerospace Technology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-10564-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-26581-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-10565-4
  • Series ISSN 1869-1730
  • Series E-ISSN 1869-1749
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 142
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Aerospace Technology and Astronautics
    Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
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