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Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

MAE 412 - Air Breathing Propulsion

Reviews mechanics and thermodynamics of compressible fluids and includes an analysis of the basic mechanisms for thrust generation in aerospace propulsion systems; the steady one-dimensional flow approximation; performance and cycle analysis of air-breathing engines, emphasizing jet engines (turbojet, turbofan, turboprop) and ramjets; aerothermodynamics of inlets, diffusers, combustors, and nozzles; performance of turbo-machinery: axial-flow and centrifugal compressors; turbines; and the matching of engine components. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: MAE 321.

Credits: 3