2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 566 - Electric Propulsion

3 Credit Hours
Engineering concepts of electric propulsion and its application to modern satellites and deep space probes. Topics include physical principles, practical designs, and performance levels of electrically-powered space propulsion thrusters including: ion engines; pulsed and steady-state (fixed field) plasma and MHD thrusters, including Hall Thrusters, and others.
Recommended Background: Rocket propulsion.
Registration Permission: Consent of Instructor.



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