Academic Catalog

AEE438 AIRCRAFT ENGINE DESIGN

Course Code: 5720438
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 12.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NLAY SEZER UZOL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720435
The course set above should be completed before taking AEE438 AIRCRAFT ENGINE DESIGN .

Course Content

Calculation of required and available specific thrust and impulse at various flight phase of the mission for a turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engine. Calculation of performance characteristics of aircraft engine components such as inlet, fan, compressor, combustor, turbine, afterburner and nozzle. Component matching and calculations of total temperature and pressure ratios of each component at different rotational speeds and mass flow rates.