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Jet and Rocket Propulsion. Instructor: Dr. A. Kushari, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Principles of Rocket Propulsion: Thrust, Specific Impulse.
Launch Vehicle Dynamics: Range, Vertical Velocity, Multistage Rockets, Orbits and Space Flight.
Chemical Rockets: Performance of Ideal Rocket Engine, Combustion in Rocket Motors, Liquid Propellant, Solid Propellant.
Nozzles: Types of Nozzle, Nozzle Design.
Electric Propulsion: Electric Thrusters, Electromagnetic Thrusters, Plasma Thrusters, Applications of Electric Propulsion. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Introduction to Propulsion and History of Aviation Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Basic Idea of Jet Propulsion Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Principles of Rocket Propulsion Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – History of Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Rocket Vehicle Dynamics (Single Stage Rocket): Velocity Change Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Rocket Vehicle Dynamics: Burnout Velocity and Burnout Height Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Rocket Vehicle Dynamics: Burning Time Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Rocket Vehicle Dynamics: Vertical Launch Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – The Actual Performance of Single Stage Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Rocket Vehicle Dynamics: Multistage Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – The Performance of a Multistage Rocket Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – How to Optimize the Performance of a Multistage Rocket Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – The Optimization of the Multistage Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – More on the Optimization of the Multistage Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Space Dynamics: Orbital Mechanics Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Orbital Mechanics (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Orbital Mechanics (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Rocket Nozzles: Quasi One Dimensional Flow Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Quasi 1D Flows: Differential Form of the Conservation Equations, … Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Nozzle Flows: Isentropic Flow through Variable Area Ducts Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – The Effect of Back Pressure in Establishing a Flow through a Nozzle Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – The Performance of an Ideal Rocket Nozzle Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – The Performance of Ideal Rockets: Thrust Coefficient, Characteristic Velocity Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – The Design of Rocket Combustion Chamber Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Some Efficiency Parameters for the Nozzles: Cycle Efficiency, Nozzle Efficiency Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Nozzles: Normal Shock Relationship, The Shape of Nozzles Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – How We Estimate the Shape of Nozzles: A Conical Nozzle, A Shaped Nozzle Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – Design of the Shaped Nozzles Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – Design of a Shaped Nozzle using Method of Characteristics Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – Real Flow Effects: Effect of Friction, Effect of Back Pressure Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – Combustion: Standard of Heat of Formation Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – Hess’s Law, Estimation of Heat of Reaction Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – Heat of Reaction (cont.), Adiabatic Flame Temperature Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – Adiabatic Flame Temperature (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – Determination of Chemical Composition: Chemical Equilibrium Theory Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – Determination of Chemical Composition: Various Forms of Equilibrium Constant Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Solid Propellant Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Liquid Propellant Rockets Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – Electric Propulsion Systems: Electrostatic Propulsion System Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – Electro-thermal and Electromagnetic Propulsion Systems Unlimited

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