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AE 167

Aerospace Propulsion

Description
Basic one-dimensional flows: isentropic, area change, heat addition. Overall performance characteristics of propellers, ramjets, turbojets, turbofans, rockets. Performance analysis of inlets, exhaust nozzles, compressors, burners, and turbines. Rocket flight performance, single-/multi-stage chemical rockets, liquid/solid propellants and design problems. Prerequisite: AE 160 and AE 164 with a grade of 'C-' or better in each. Allowed Declared Majors: Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
3