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Jean Pitot
Pitot   
Mr Pitot holds BSc Eng and MSc Eng degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and is currently studying for a PhD in mechanical engineering from Stellenbosch University. He is a member of the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering’s Aerospace Systems Research Group and Group for Solar Energy Thermodynamics, which he leads.


 Position:   Lecturer
 Qualifications:


  MSc Eng
BSc Eng
     
Discipline:   Mechanical
Campus:   Howard
Telephone:   031 260 3200
Email:   pitot@ukzn.ac.za
Research Areas:   Concentrating solar power technology, power plant performance modelling and hybrid rocket propulsion
     
Recent Publications:










  Brooks, M. J., Pitot de la Beaujardiere, J. F. P., Genevieve, B., Chowdhury, S. M., and Roberts, L. W., Ground and Flight Testing of the Phoenix-1A Hybrid Sounding Rocket, Accepted for presentation at the 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Atlanta, United States of America, July 2012.

Leverone, F., Pitot de la Beaujardiere, J. P., Brooks, M. J. and Roberts, L. W., Recent Advances in South Africa’s Phoenix Hybrid Sounding Rocket Programme, Proceedings of the 62nd International Astronautical Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2011.

Brooks, M. J., Pitot de la Beaujardiere, J. P., Chowdhury, S. M., Genevieve, B. and Roberts, L. W., The Phoenix Hybrid Rocket Programme: A Progress Report, Proceedings of the 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, San Diego, United States of America, July 2011.


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