MAE 4510

MAE 4510

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Introduction to air and space propulsion. Emphasis on air-breathing gas-turbines. Chemical rocket propulsion. Brief discussion of electrical propulsion, of ramjets, and of reciprocating engines with propellers. Application of thermodynamic and fluid-mechanical principles to analysis of performance and design, including fuel efficiency and environmental impacts.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ENGRD 2210/MAE 2210 and MAE 3230 or equivalents. Recommended prerequisite: MAE 3050.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to describe and interpret the types, characteristics, and performance measures of combustion engines used in propulsion.
  • Understand the thermodynamic and fluid mechanical principles underlying their performance.
  • Predict how their performance depends on design parameters and operating conditions.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 5510

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12841MAE 4510  LEC 001