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Jet Propulsion

A Simple Guide to the Aerodynamic and Thermodynamic Design and Performance of Jet Engines

Nicholas Cumpsty


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This second edition of Cumpsty's self-contained introduction to the aerodynamic and thermodynamic design of modern civil and military jet engines features two engine design projects. The first is for a new large passenger aircraft, and the second for a new fighter aircraft. The text introduces, illustrates and explains the important facets of modern engine design. Thoroughly updated and revised, this edition includes a new appendix on noise control and expanded treatment of combustion emissions. First Edition Hb (1998): 0-521-59330-1 First Edition Pb (1998): 0-521-59674-2.

Cambridge University Press, 9780521541442, 318pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2003