Aircraft and Rocket Propulsion
Fee may apply
This course is an introduction to the design and performance of airbreathing and rocket engines and the physical parameters used to characterize propulsion system performance.
Undergraduate background in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
- Gas dynamics of nozzles and inlets
- Cycle analysis of ramjets, turbojets, turbofans, and turboprops
- Component matching and the compressor map
- Introduction to liquid and solid propellant rockets
- Multistage rockets
- Hybrid rockets
- Thermodynamics of reacting gases
Note on Course Availability
The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.
|Dates:||January 8 - March 14, 2019|
|Times:||10:30 am - 11:50 am|
Provides Stanford University credit that may later be applied towards a graduate degree or certificate. Includes access to online course materials and videos for the duration of the academic quarter. Starting Autumn 2016 there is a $100 fee per course for courses dropped before the drop deadline. Click here for more information about our Registration Policies.
NotesEnrollment Dates: October 28 to December 10, 2018
This course may not currently be available to residents of certain states.