Handbook of Model Rocketry (7th Edition)

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The 7th edition is the latest edition of the authoritative, illustrated guidebook to model rocketry flight, stability, construction, motor selection, payloads, and Internet resources that support this fascinating hobby. Authored by G. Harry Stine and his son, Bill Stine, both widely recognized as foundational experts in model rocketry.  This book covers all the essential areas of how model rockets work, including construction techniques, safety procedures, and many practical how-to instructions that will answer all of your model rocketry questions.  The 7th edition includes a new section on high power rocketry, in addition to the more traditional hobby topics that made this book famous.

Chapter List

  1. This is Model Rocketry
  2. Getting Started
  3. Tools and Techniques in the Workshop
  4. Model Rocket Construction
  5. Model Rocket Motors
  6. Ignition and Ignition Systems
  7. How High Will It Go?
  8. Stability
  9. Model Rocket Aerodynamics
  10. Multistage Model Rockets
  11. Recovery Devices
  12. Glide Recovery
  13. Building and Flying Large Models
  14. Payloads
  15. Scale Models
  16. Altitude Determination
  17. Model Rocket Ranges
  18. Clubs and Contests
  19. Where Do I Go from Here?
  20. Epilogue
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Additional Information

ISBN:
9780471472421
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication Date:
May 25, 2004
Edition:
7th Edition
Number of Pages:
363
Weight:
1.1 lb (488 grams)
Length:
9.21 inches (234 mm)
Width:
6.18 inches (157 mm)
Thickness:
1.1 inches (26 mm)
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