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Spring 2024
May 22, 2024
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ME 43400 - Gas Turbines For Power And Propulsion
Credit Hours: 3.00. Basic operating principles and analysis of performance characteristics of gas turbine engines for aircraft and vehicular propulsion and stationary power. Turbojet, turbofan, turboshaft cycle analysis. Analysis of flow through compressors, turbines, combustors, inlets, nozzles, and regenerators. Component matching and off-design performance. Coursework in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply basic performance characteristics of shaft power gas turbin engines. 2. Apply basic performance characteristics of gas turbines for aircraft propulsion. 3. Apply cycle analysis. 4. Apply component performance analysis. 5. Apply design and off-design operation.


Restrictions:
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level ME 30000 Minimum Grade of D- and Undergraduate level ME 30900 Minimum Grade of D-

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