IISc Bangalore

Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion (3:0)

AE 245

Introduction to propulsive devices, air-breathing and non-air-breathing systems. Performance parameters, cycle analysis of ramjet, turbo-jet, turbofan and turboprop engines, afterburners. Rotating components: centrifugal and axial compressors, axial turbines. Non-rotating components: combustion chambers, intakes and nozzles.

Text books: 

Hill P.G. and Peterson C., Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, Addison-Weseley, 1992.
Mattingly J.D., Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Saravanamuttoo H.I.H., Rogers C.F.C. and Cohen H., Gas Turbine Theory, Pearson Education, 2001.
Kerrebrock J.L., Aircraft Engines and Gas Turbines, MIT Press, 1977.




D. Sivakumar and S. Hemchandra

Offering Dates: 

4th week of July to 3rd week of Dec