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    University of Virginia
  Nov 21, 2017
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

MAE 413 - Rocket Propulsion

Introduces rocket-engine fundamentals, science, engineering, and technology. Includes design and optimization problems; materials, temperature-exposure, and stress-strain issues; connecting-interest rocket flight mechanics and trajectories; rocket staging issues; liquid propellants; liquid-propellant engine designs; solid propellants; solid-propellant engine designs; rocket thrust-chamber flow behaviors and modeling; the EDDYBL computer boundary-layer modeling code (including convective heat transfer modeling); modeling of liquid-propellant combustion processes; the STANJAN computer code; rocket exhaust jet/plume general behaviors; modeling methods; maneuver, orbit-adjustment, and attitude-adjustment engines; and specialty engines. (SI)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: MAE 232, 301, and 321; corequisite: MAE 322.

Credits: 3