• No products in the cart.

(

ratings

)

1

students

Created by:

Profile Photo

Last updated:

September 22, 2022

Duration:

Unlimited Duration

FREE

This course includes:

Unlimited Duration

Badge on Completion

Certificate of completion

Unlimited Duration

Description

This course covers the fundamentals of rocket propulsion and discusses advanced concepts in space propulsion ranging from chemical to electrical engines.

Topics include advanced mission analysis, physics and engineering of microthrusters, solid propellant rockets, electrothermal, electrostatic, and electromagnetic schemes for accelerating propellants. Additionally, satellite power systems and their relation to propulsion systems are discussed. The course includes laboratory work emphasizing the design and characterization of electric propulsion engines.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction Unlimited
  • Fundamentals and Definitions Unlimited
  • Mission Analysis Unlimited
  • Review of Classical Astrodynamics Unlimited
  • Analytical Approximations for Low Thrust Maneuvers Unlimited
  • Sub-optimal Climb and Plane Change Unlimited
  • Basic Electromagnetic Theory and Plasma Physics Unlimited
  • Overview of the Physics in the Plasma Sheath Unlimited
  • Electrostatic Thrusters (Kaufman Ion Engines) Unlimited
  • Monopropellant Thrusters Unlimited
  • Electrothermal Augmentation Unlimited
  • Plasmas in Equilibrium Unlimited
  • Arcjet Thrusters Unlimited
  • Hall Thrusters Unlimited
  • Hall Thruster Efficiency Unlimited
  • Hall Thrusters: Fluid Model of the Discharge Unlimited
  • Plasma Accelerators / Magneto Plasma Dynamic (MPD) Thrusters Unlimited
  • Electrospray Propulsion Unlimited
  • Cone-jet Electrosprays, or Colloid Thrusters Unlimited
  • Ion Emission and the Pure Ionic Regime Unlimited
  • Electrodynamic Tethers Unlimited

About the instructor

0

Instructor Rating

0

Reviews

1266

Courses

1493

Students

Profile Photo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Copyright © 2022 OpenCoursa, All Rights Reserved