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AE422 - Flight Propulsion I

Course Description

Introduction to Joule-Brayton cycle. Aerodynamics of aerospace vehicle engines, combustion, thrust and efficiency. Gas turbine engines: Turbojet, turbofan, turboprop; ramjet and scramjet, typical engine performance. Aerothermodynamics of inlets, combustors and nozzles. Introduction to propellers, turbo-compressors and turbines. Introduction to rockets and performance of rocket vehicle engines. Chemical and electrical drive rocket engines.


Semester Instructor(s)
AE422 - Spring 2007/2008
  • Dr. Farooq Saeed
  • AE422 - Fall 2006/2007
  • Dr. Abdullah M. Al-Garni
  • AE422 - Spring 2006/2007
  • Dr. Abdullah M. Al-Garni
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