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Introduction to Propulsion

Course Description

this course about Basic Principles of Propulsion, Historical background, Conservation Equations, Review of basic thermodynamics, Review of compressible flow, Quasi One dimensional flow, Normal shock, Oblique shock, Rayleigh flow, Fanno flow, Air intake, Nozzle flow, Boundary layer flow.

Course Objective

This course covers following topics:- 

Basic Principles of Propulsion, Historical background, Conservation Equations, Review of  basic thermodynamics, Review of compressible flow;  Quasi One dimensional flow, Normal shock, Oblique shock, Rayleigh flow, Fanno flow, Air intake, Nozzle flow, Boundary layer flow, Elements of combustion: Introduction  to  combustion; thermochemistry, Adiabatic temperature, premixed Flame and Diffusion Flame, Droplet combustion
Jet engines:  Thrust expressions and performance parameters. Gas turbine ideal cycle analysis of ramjet, turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engines;
Performance characteristics of various components of gas turbine engines: air-intake, compressor, combustor, turbine, and nozzle; Gas turbine Real cycle analysis
Elements of Rocket Engine; Introduction rocket propulsion, classification of rocket engines, rocket engine performance, Types of propellant, Propellant and its composition, rocket engine nozzle and its performance;  Solid rocket engine, liquid rocket engines and hybrid rocket engine

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