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The fun, hands-on way to learn about rocket science

Yes, as a matter of fact, is IS rocket science! And because this book is written for the popular Evil Genius format, it means you can learn about this fascinating and growing hobby while having run creating 50 great projects. You will find a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions.

  • Projects include a camera rocket, video camera rocket, hydrogen-fueled rocket, UFO, and more
  • Projects start out basic and gradually become more sophisticated
  • Perfect for science fairs and school projects

Synopsis:

UNLEASH YOUR INNER ROCKET SCIENTIST WITH 50 EXCITING PROJECTS

Yes, it really is rocket science! These 50 projects offer thrills and chills to everyone who loves model rocketry, from, newcomers to countdown veterans. In fact, these 50 fantastic projects can turn a beginner into a model rocket expert, one project a time! And if you already are a sophisticated model rocket scientist, the more advanced projects provide plans, ideas, and inspiration guaranteed to launch you on new adventures in space!

Model rocket enthusiast Gaven Harper delivers everything you need, including complete, easy-to-follow plans; clear diagrams and schematics; and lists of parts and tools. 50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius gives you:

  • Illustrated instructions and plans for amazing pre-tested rocket projectsThe opportunity to discover, build, and deploy an onboard flight
  • A history of space exploration
  • Companion Web site with SpaceCAD software
  • Directions to get your own FREE model rocket
  • Coupons for saving money on model rocket components and kits

LEARN HOW TO BUILD:

* Hydrogen-fueled rocket * Photographic rocket that takes pictures from space * Movie camera payload for film from space * Alien atmosphere tester * Your own UFO * Launch and ignition systems * Rocket motors and engines * Recovery and touchdown systems * Rocket tilt and rotation detectors * Exhaust temperature monitor * Split-stage timer * Speed and acceleration gauges * Much More!

GO TO: www.books.mcgraw-hill.com/authors/harperrockets for:

  • Downloadable code from the book to help you launch your rocket
  • SpaceCAD software (a limited download)
  • Link to get your FREE model rocket!!!

About the Author

Gavin D. J. Harper is the author of 50 Awesome Auto Projects for the Evil Genius, Build Your Own Car PC, and Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius (all from McGraw-Hill), and has had work mentioned in the journal Science. Harper holds a BSc. (Hons) Technology from the Open University, has completed an MSc. Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies, and is currently undertaking further Postgraduate study with the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology, Loughborough University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: History of Rocketry

Chapter 2: Rocket Science

Chapter 3: The Model Rocketeer's Workshop

Chapter 4: Model Rocket Stability

Chapter 5: Constructing Model Rockets

Chapter 6: Recovery Systems

Chapter 7: Launching Model Rockets

Chapter 8: Rocket Math

Chapter 9: Model Rocket Photography

Chapter 10: Model Rocket Movie Cameras

Chapter 11: Rocket Mail

Chapter 12: Introduction to the Flight Computer

Chapter 13: Educating with Model Rocketry

Chapter 14: Model Rocket Clubs

APPENDIX A: MODEL ROCKET SAFETY

APPENDIX B: INTERNATIONAL LISTING OF MODEL ROCKET CLUBS

Glossary

Index

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mano67, February 12, 2007 (view all comments by mano67)
"a useful book on a crooked topic"

iam very much intrested in ROCKETRY but cant afford to buy the book.
iam from a moderate family,so PLEASE HELP WITH THIS BOOK.

this is not comment ,ITS MY LIFE.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071469845
Author:
Harper, Gavin D J
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Tab Electronics
Author:
Harper, Gavin D. J.
Author:
Harper, Gavin
Author:
Harper Gavin
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Models
Subject:
Rockets (aeronautics)
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Models.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Evil Genius
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
198
Dimensions:
10.84x8.58x.35 in. .95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , UNLEASH YOUR INNER ROCKET SCIENTIST WITH 50 EXCITING PROJECTS

Yes, it really is rocket science! These 50 projects offer thrills and chills to everyone who loves model rocketry, from, newcomers to countdown veterans. In fact, these 50 fantastic projects can turn a beginner into a model rocket expert, one project a time! And if you already are a sophisticated model rocket scientist, the more advanced projects provide plans, ideas, and inspiration guaranteed to launch you on new adventures in space!

Model rocket enthusiast Gaven Harper delivers everything you need, including complete, easy-to-follow plans; clear diagrams and schematics; and lists of parts and tools. 50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius gives you:

  • Illustrated instructions and plans for amazing pre-tested rocket projectsThe opportunity to discover, build, and deploy an onboard flight
  • A history of space exploration
  • Companion Web site with SpaceCAD software
  • Directions to get your own FREE model rocket
  • Coupons for saving money on model rocket components and kits

LEARN HOW TO BUILD:

* Hydrogen-fueled rocket * Photographic rocket that takes pictures from space * Movie camera payload for film from space * Alien atmosphere tester * Your own UFO * Launch and ignition systems * Rocket motors and engines * Recovery and touchdown systems * Rocket tilt and rotation detectors * Exhaust temperature monitor * Split-stage timer * Speed and acceleration gauges * Much More!

GO TO: www.books.mcgraw-hill.com/authors/harperrockets for:

  • Downloadable code from the book to help you launch your rocket
  • SpaceCAD software (a limited download)
  • Link to get your FREE model rocket!!!

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