# PROPULSION 2:

UNIT I  HYPERSONIC AIRBREATHING PROPULSION
  1. Introduction to Hypersonic Air Breathing Propulsion
  2. Hypersonic Vehicles and Supersonic Combustion
  3. Need for Supersonic Combustion for Hypersonic Propulsion
  4. Salient Features of Scramjet Engine and its Applications for Hypersonic Vehicles
  5. Problems Associated with Supersonic Combustion
  6. Engine/Airframe Integration Aspects of Hypersonic Vehicles
  7. Various Types Scramjet Combustors
  8. Fuel Injection Schemes in Scramjet Combustors
  9. One Dimensional Models for Supersonic Combustion Using Method of Influence Coefficients
UNIT II  FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMICAL ROCKET PROPULSION
  1. Operating Principle
  2. Specific Impulse of a Rocket
  3. Internal Ballistics
  4. Performance Considerations of Rockets
  5. Types of Igniters
  6. Preliminary Concepts in Nozzle-Less Propulsion
  7. Air Augmented Rockets
  8. Pulse Rocket Motors
  9. Static Testing of Rockets & Instrumentation
  10. Safety Considerations
UNIT IIISOLID ROCKET PROPULSION
  1. Salient Features of Solid Propellant Rockets
  2. Selection Criteria of Solid Propellants
  3. Estimation of Solid Propellant Adiabatic Flame Temperature
  4. Propellant Grain Design Considerations
  5. Erosive Burning in Solid Propellant Rockets
  6. Combustion Instability in Solid Propellant Rockets
  7. Strand Burner and T-Burner
  8. Applications and Advantages of Solid Propellant Rockets
UNIT IV – LIQUID AND HYBRID ROCKET PROPULSION
  1. Salient Features of Liquid Propellant Rockets
  2. Selection Criteria of Liquid Propellants
  3. Various Feed Systems and Injectors for Liquid Propellant Rockets
  4. Thrust Control
  5. Cooling in Liquid Propellant Rockets
  6. The Associated Heat Transfer Problems
  7. Combustion Instability in Liquid Propellant Rockets
  8. Peculiar Problems Associated with Operation of Cryogenic Engines
  9. Introduction to Hybrid Rocket Propulsion
  10. Standard and Reverse Hybrid Systems
  11. Combustion Mechanism in Hybrid Propellant Rockets
  12. Applications and Limitations
UNIT V – ADVANCED PROPULSION TECHNIQUES
  1. Electric Rocket Propulsion
  2. Types of Electric Propulsion Techniques
  3. Ion Propulsion
  4. Nuclear Rocket
  5. Comparison of Performance of these Propulsion Systems with Chemical Rocket Propulsion Systems
  6. Future Applications of Electric Propulsion Systems
  7. Solar Sail