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Introduction to aerospace propulsion. Review of gas dynamics and thermodynamics. Propellers, theory and design. Internal combustion engines: spark-ignition, compression-ignition, rotary. Turbosupercharging. Gas turbine engines. Cycle analysis of turbojets. Design considerations for intake, compressor, combustor, turbine, afterburner, and exhaust nozzle. Cycle analysis of turbofans. Cycle analysis of turboprop engines. Rocket propulsion introduction. Solid rocket motors. Liquid-propellant rocket engines. Hybrid rocket engines. Air-breathing rocket engines. Advanced propulsion techniques for space applications.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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