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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAE 582 - Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion

(3 units)

Prerequisite: Graduate engineering standing or consent of instructor.
Thrust and specific impulse. Compressible flows. Detailed analysis of liquid, solid and hybrid propulsion systems. Includes propellants, injection systems, combustion and chemical equilibrium, thrust chambers, nozzles and plumes. Electro-thermal thrusters. Plasmas and electromagnetic thrusters.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 3 hours)