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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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AAE 53700 - Hypersonic Propulsion
Credit Hours: 3.00. Analysis of advanced high speed air breathing propulsion concepts for hypersonic flight. Missions and trajectories. Engine/airframe integration. Aerothermodynamic analysis of ramjets, scramjets, and oblique detonation wave engines. On- and off-design of compression inlets and minimum length nozzles. Cryogenic fuels and skin cooling. Ram accelerator ballistic launch concepts.
3.000 Credit hours

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

Offered By: School of Aero and Astro Engr
Department: Aeronautics & Astronautics

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

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

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop understanding of high-speed inlet systems. 2. Develop understanding of mixing systems employed in airbreathing engines. 3. Develop understanding of turbine-based combined cycle systems. 4. Develop understanding of detonative-based propulsion systems. 5. Develop understanding of ducted rockets. 6. Develop understanding of ramjet and scramjet propulsion systems.


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

Prerequisites:
GR-AAE 53700 Requisites

General Requirements:
Course or Test: AAE 41400
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: AAE 43900
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently. )


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