Graham Sustainability Institute

Aircraft and Spacecraft Propulsion

AEROSP 335

Airbreathing propulsion, rocket propulsion and an introduction to modern advanced propulsion concepts. Includes thermodynamic cycles as related to propulsion and the chemistry and thermodynamics of combustion. Students analyze turbojets, turbofans and other air-breathing propulsion systems. Introduces liquid- and solid-propellant rockets and advanced propulsion concepts such as Hall thrusters and pulsed plasma thrusters. Students also learn about the environmental impact of propulsion systems and work in teams to design a jet engine.

Credits: 
3.0
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Aerospace Engineering
Semesters: 
Winter 2021
Fall 2021