Mar 18, 2018  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AAE 43900 - Rocket Propulsion

Credit Hours: 3.00. Flight mechanics and the propulsion system requirements for terrestrial and interplanetary flight. Converging-diverging nozzle analysis and design. Thermochemistry of propellants and performance calculations. Solid rocket motor interior ballistics and design. Thrust chamber and turbo machinery analysis and design. Liquid rocket engine cycle analysis and design. Elements of nuclear and electric propulsion systems. Typically offered Fall.