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Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. VII
Subject Code AE411
Subject Title Rocket Propulsion


Introduction to rocket propulsion systems – rocket propulsion engines – types of rocket nozzles and thrust vector control – propellants – combustion in rocket engines – parameters for chemical rockets – elements of liquid propulsion systems – thrust chambers – turbo pumps – nonconven-tional propulsion techniques – solid rocket motors – grain configuration – hybrid rockets – rocket testing and performance evaluation – selection of rocket motors.

Text Books

• Sutton, G. P. and Biblarz, O., Rocket Propulsion Elements, 7th ed., John Wiley (2000).


• Hill, P. G. and Peterson, C. R., Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, 2nd ed.,Addison-Wesley (1992).

• Ramamurthi, K., Rocket Propulsion, Macmillan (2010).