MAE 5510

MAE 5510

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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

When Offered Spring.

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

  • Students will be able to describe and interpret the types, characteristics, and performance measures of combustion engines used in propulsion, power generation, and road vehicles.
  • Students will be able to understand the thermodynamic and fluid mechanical principles underlying their performance.
  • Students will be able to predict how their performance depends on design parameters and operating conditions.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of environmental and fuel considerations in their design.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 4510

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10859 MAE 5510   LEC 001

    • MWF Olin Hall 245
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fisher, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person