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    Purdue University
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University 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.