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Aerospace Engineering (AERO)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

AERO 4402 [0.5 credit]

Aerospace Propulsion

Propulsion requirements, effects of Mach Number, altitude, and application; basic propeller theory; propeller, turboshaft, turbojet, turbofan and rocket; cycle analysis and optimization for gas turbine power plant; inter-relations between thermodynamic, aerodynamic and mechanical designs; rocket propulsion; selection of aeroengines.
Precludes additional credit for MECH 4401.
Prerequisites: MAAE 2400 and MAAE 3300.
Lectures three hours a week.

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