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Fall 2024
Jul 15, 2024
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AAE 43800 - Air-Breathing Propulsion
Associated Term: Fall 2024
Learning Outcomes: 1. Determine the thrust and fuel consumption of gas turbine and turboprop engines. 2. Understand advantages/disadvantages of turbojet, turboprop, turbofan, and ramjet air-breathing propulsion systems. 3. Understand the thermodynamics of the Brayton cycle and how they contribute to overall propulsion system performance. 4. Understand the role and fundamental performance of gas turbine components. 5. Determine the basic performance and/or design of axial turbines and compressors. 6. Determine the basic performance of air breathing combustors.
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