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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AE622
Subject Title Aerospace Propulsion


Introduction to air-breathing and rocket propulsion systems – classification of air-breathing engines – thrust and performance evaluation – cycle analysis of ramjet, turbojet, turbofan, turboprop – diffuser and nozzle component analysis – combustion chambers – rocket propulsion systems classification – performance parameters of rocket propulsion – nozzle flow theory – chemical rockets – liquid rocket engine cycles – liquid propellants – solid propellant rockets.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Farokhi, S., Aircraft Propulsion, Wiley (2009).

2. Sutton, G. P. and Biblarz, O., Rocket Propulsion Elements, 7th ed., Wiley (2001).

3. Flack, R. D., Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion with Applications, Cambridge Univ. Press (2005).

4. Hill, P. and Peterson, C., Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, 2nd ed., Pearson (1992).

5. Mattingly, J. D., Elements of Propulsion: Gas Turbines and Rockets, AIAA Edu. Series (2006).

6. Mukunda, H. S., Understanding Combustion, 2nd ed., Macmillan (2009).

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