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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.

 

A video course shall consist of 40 or more lectures with 1 hour duration per lecture.

S.No

Topics

No.of Hours

1

Principles of Rocket Propulsion.

3

2

Launch Vehicle Dynamics.

11

3

Chemical Rockets.

18

4

Nozzles.

4

5

Electric Propulsion.

4

 

  1. Fluid Mechanics.

  2. Thermodynamics.

  3. Compressible Flows.


  1. Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, P. Hill and C. Peterson, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

  2. Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion, M. J. L. Turner, Springer Praxis Publishing.

  3. Propulsion Techniques, P. J. Turchi, Ed., AIAA Book Series.

  4. Rocket Propulsion Elements, G. P. Sutton and D. M. Ross.


  1. Modern Compressible Flow, J. D. Anderson, McGraw Hill.

  2. Thermodynamics, W. Z. Black and J. G.Hartley, Harper Collins College Publishers.

  3. Principles of Combustion, K. K. Kuo.



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