Last Updated: 8/21/2012

MAE 4120 - Air Breathing Propulsion

Course Schedule – Fall Semester 2012

This schedule is intended just to give a general idea of where we are going; consult the Collab schedule online for exact dates for readings/assignments and quizzes.

 

Date

Topic

Reading

Aug. 29

Introduction & Otto Cycle

Ch. 1

 

 

 

Sept. 3

Rankine Cycle

 

Sept. 5

Brayton Cycle

 

 

 

 

Sept. 10

Ideal & Non-ideal Components

Ch. 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2

Sept. 12

Ideal Cycles

Ch. 2.3, 2.4

 

 

 

Sept. 17

 

 

Sept. 19

Non-ideal Cycles

Ch. 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

 

 

 

Sept. 24

 

 

Sept. 26

Diffusers

Ch. 4

 

 

 

Oct. 1

Nozzles

Ch. 5

Oct. 3

Test 1 (Chapters 1-3)

 

 

 

 

Oct. 8

Reading Day

 

Oct. 10

Axial Flow Compressors

Ch. 6

 

 

 

Oct. 15

 

 

Oct. 17

 

 

 

 

 

Oct. 22

 

 

Oct. 24

 

 

 

 

 

Oct. 29

Centrifugal Compressors

Ch. 7

Oct. 31

 

 

 

 

 

Nov. 5

Axial Flow Turbines

Ch. 8

Nov. 7

Test 2 (Chapters 4-6)

 

 

 

 

Nov. 12

 

 

Nov. 14

 

 

 

 

 

Nov. 19

Combustors

Ch. 9

Nov. 21

Thanksgiving Break

 

 

 

 

Nov. 26

Component Matching

Ch. 11

Nov. 28

 

 

 

 

 

Dec. 3

 

 

Dec. 5