focuses on chemical rocket propulsion systems for launch, orbital, and
interplanetary flight. It teaches the modeling of solid, liquid-bipropellant,
and hybrid rocket engines. Topics covered includes: Rocket Nozzles and Thrust,
Ideal Nozzle Fluid Mechanics, Nozzle Design, Convective Heat Transfer,
Convective Heat Transfer, Liquid Cooling, Ablative Cooling, Film Cooling,
Selection of Propellant Mixtures, Solid Propellants, Liquid Propellants,
Pressurization and Pump Cycles, Liquid Motors, Turbopumps, Turbines, Mechanical
Design of Turbomachinery, Impulsive and Low-Thrust Maneuvers in Space.
This note covers the following
topics: Operational Envelopes, Standard Atmosphere, Air-breathing Engines,
Aircraft Performance, Rocket Engines, Gas Dynamics, H-K Diagram, Normal shock
wave, Flow with heat addition, Flow with friction, Mach Train and Pseudo-shock,
Brayton Cycle, Parametric Cycle Analysis, Ramjet, Turbojet, Turbofan.
This note explains the following
topics: Principles of Propulsion, Thermodynamics of Fluid Flow, Steady,
1-Dimensional Flow, Normal and Oblique Shocks, Boundary Layers and Heat
Transfer, Jet Engines: Thrust, Efficiency, and Performance, Ramjets. Inlets,
Combustors, and Nozzles, Turbojets and Turbofans, Hypersonics and Hypersonic
Propulsion, hemical Rockets and Propellants, Electric Propulsion Systems.