Academic Catalog

AEE334 PROPULSION SYSTEMS I

Course Code: 5720334
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. HARKA SENEM KAHVEC
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720231
Set 2: 5720232
One of the sets above should be completed before taking AEE334 PROPULSION SYSTEMS I.

Course Content

Introduction to propulsion systems. Aerothermodynamics of propulsion systems (Carnot, Brayton, Otto cycles; Mixtures; Combustion; Equilibrium and Dissociation). Reciprocating engines. Rocket engines. Ideal engine cycle analysis.