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#### Unit-1: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Introduction to Propulsion, Performance Parameters, Propulsion is a systems endeavor, Integral Momentum Theorem, Application of the Momentum Equation to an Aircraft Engine, Overall Efficiency, Thermal and Propulsive Efficiency, Implications of propulsive efficiency for engine design, Other expressions for efficiency.

#### Unit-2: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Integral Momentum Theorem, Application of the Integral Momentum Equation to Rockets, Application of the Momentum Equation to an Aircraft Engine. We can learn a great deal about the overall behavior of propulsion systems using the integral form of the momentum equation. The equation is the same as that used in fluid mechanics.

#### Unit-3: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Efficiencies of A/C Engines,Overall Efficiency, Thermal and Propulsive Efficiency, Implications of propulsive efficiency for engine design ,Other expressions for efficiency,Trends in thermal and propulsive efficiency. In the first lecture we arrived at general expressions that related the thrust of a propulsion system to the net changes in momentum, pressure forces, etc.

#### Unit-4: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Aircraft Performance, Vehicle Drag, Power Required, Aircraft Range, the Breguet Range Equation, Aircraft Endurance, Climbing Flight. In this lecture we will make the connections between aircraft performance and propulsion system performance. For a vehicle in steady, level flight, the thrust force is equal to the drag force, and lift is equal to weight.

#### Unit-5: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Rocket Performance,Thrust and Specific Impulse for Rockets. The Rocket Equation,During the Fall semester thermodynamics lectures we used the steady flow energy equation to relate the exhaust velocity of a rocket motor to the conditions in the combustion chamber and the exit pressure .

#### Unit-6: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Rocket Nozzles: Connection of Flow to Geometry,Thrust in Terms of Nozzle Geometry,We have considered the overall performance of a rocket and seen that is directly dependent on the exit velocity of the propellant. Further, we have used the steady flow energy equation to determine the exhaust velocity using the combustion chamber conditions and the nozzle exit pressure.

#### Unit-7: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Production of Thrust with a Propeller, Application of the Integral Momentum Theorem to Propellers ,Actuator Disk Theory, Dimensional Analysis,Typical propeller performance. We will now use dimensional analysis to arrive at a few important parameters for the design and choice of a propeller. Dimensional analysis leads to a number of coefficients which are useful for presenting performance data for propellers.

#### Unit-8: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Ideal Cycle Analysis of Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines. In thermodynamics we represented a gas turbine engine using a Brayton cycle, as shown in Figure 8.1. Derived expressions for efficiency and work as functions of the temperature at various points in the cycle.

#### Unit-9: Aerospace Propulsion Notes Pdf – AP Notes Pdf

Energy Exchange with Moving Blades, The Euler Turbine Equation, Multistage Axial Compressors, Velocity Triangles for an Axial Compressor Stage. Velocity Triangles for an Axial Flow Turbine Stage. The appropriate velocity triangles are shown in Figure 9.9. where again the axial velocity was assumed to be constant for purposes of illustration. FAQs

Q1: What is Aerospace propultion?

A1: Propulsion, the word meaning suggests to push forward or drive an object forward. This word is derived from two Latin words: pro means “forward” and pellere means “to drive.” Therefore, a propulsion system produces the necessary thrust to push an object forward. On an aerospace vehicle, the propulsion system creates thrust by accelerating a gas, or “working fluid,” which can be either air moved by a propeller or exhaust from a jet or rocket engine. Propulsion system designers apply Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion — for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction — to drive an aerospace vehicle forward.

Q2: What are the reference books to study aerospace propultion?

A2: Reference books:
1. Mishra D. P, Gas Turbine Propulsion, Anamaya Publisher, New Delhi 2011
2. Mishra D. P, Fundamental of Combustion, PHI Learning Pvt Ltd, New Delhi 2010
3. Mishra D. P, Engineering Thermodynamics, Cengage Learning Pvt Ltd, New Delhi 2011
4. Hill, P.G. and Peterson, C., Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, 2nd Ed.,
Prentice Hall, 1991.
5. Sutton, G.P. and Biblarz, O., Rocket Propulsion Elements, 7th Ed., Wiley India Pvt Ltd.,
2010.
6. Oates, G.C., Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine and Rocket Propulsion, AIAA, 1988.
7. Mattingly J D, Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion, McGraw Hill Int. 1996.