2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2018  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 682 - Rocket Propulsion II

3 Credit Hours
Solid propellant rocket performance, homogeneous and heterogeneous propellant chemistry and combustion system performance, thermal decomposition and gas phase reaction models; effect of chamber pressure and additives on solid propellant burn rates, erosive burning; analysis of two-phase solid rocket exhaust flow. Introduction to nuclear and electric propulsion; electrical resistance and electric field (ion) engine performance, magnetohydrodynamic thrusters, traveling wave thrusters; exotic propulsion systems.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 581.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.
Registration Permission: Consent of Instructor.



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