AE 433 - Aerospace Propulsion
Last offered Fall 2022
Fundamentals of rocket and airbreathing jet propulsion devices electric propulsion; prediction of thrust, combustion reactions, specific fuel consumption, and operating performance; ramjets; turbojets; turbofans; turboprops; aerothermodynamics of inlets, combustors, and nozzles; compressors, turbines; component matching, fundamentals of electrothermal, electromagnetic elastostatis thrusters, and solar sails. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: AE 312 and PHYS 212.