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Propulsion systems (6 points)


Leader: D R Honnery

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The thermodynamics of air standard power cycles and their relationship to real cycles. An introduction to fuels and combustion chemistry. Aircraft and space flight engines, their operation and performance. Propellers; an introduction to blade theory, design, operation and performance.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignments, projects and laboratory reports: 30%

Contact Hours: 22 lecture hours and 22 tutorial/laboratory hours

Prerequisites: MEC2480 or MAE3965

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