Aircraft and Rocket Propulsion
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.
A conferred Bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or better.
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 education section.
|Dates:||January 11 - March 19, 2021|
Pre-registration for this course will secure your enrollment request and ensure timely processing of your application for potential course approval. Please note: course enrollment will be confirmed after December 11, 2020; after completing your pre-registration, no further action is required on your part.
This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.