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KTU B.Tech S6 Syllabus  Aeronautical Engineering

KTU B.Tech S6(SEMESTER VI) Syllabus  Aeronautical Engineering

KTU B.TECH SYLLABUS SEMESTER VI

 

clickhereAO302 Propulsion-II
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clickhereAO304 Vibration and Aero Elasticity

 

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clickhereME322 Heat Transfer

 

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clickhereAO306 Avionics and Control Systems

 

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clickhereHS300 Principles of Management

 

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clickhereAO332 Propulsion Lab

 

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clickhereAO334 Avionics and Microprocessor Lab

 

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clickhereAO352 Comprehensive Exam     
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clickhereAO362 High Temperature Materials[Elective] 
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clickhereAO364 Actuators and Controls in Aircraft[Elective]
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clickhere  AO366 Aero Acoustics[Elective]
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clickhereAO368 Experimental Aerodynamics[Elective]
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KTU B.Tech S6(SEMESTER VI) Syllabus  Aeronautical Engineering

AO302 PROPULSION – II

MODULE I

Introduction to hypersonic vehicles and supersonic combustion- need for supersonic combustion for hypersonic propulsion.Salient features of scramjet engine and its applications for hypersonic vehicles – problems associated with supersonic combustion.Engine/airframe integration aspects of hypersonic vehicles – various types scramjet combustors – fuel injection schemes in scramjet combustors.One dimensional model for supersonic combustion using method of influence coefficients.

MODULE II

Operating principle – specific impulse of a rocket.Internal ballistics – performance considerations of rockets – types of igniters.Preliminary concepts in nozzle-less propulsion – air augmented rockets – pulse rocket motors.Static testing of rockets & instrumentation –safety considerations.

FIRST INTERNAL EXAM

MODULE III

Salient features of solid propellant rockets – selection criteria of solid propellants.Estimation of solid propellant adiabatic flame temperature – propellant grain design considerations.Erosive burning in solid propellant rockets – combustion instability – strand burner and T-burner.
Applications and advantages of solid propellant rockets.

MODULE IV

Salient features of liquid propellant rockets – selection of liquid propellants – various feed systems and injectors for liquid propellant rockets.Thrust control and cooling in liquid propellant rockets and the associated heat transfer problems.Combustion instability in liquid propellant rockets.
Problems associated with operation of cryogenic engines.

SECOND INTERNAL EXAM

MODULE V

Introduction to hybrid rocket propulsion.Standard and reverse hybrid systems.
Combustion mechanism in hybrid propellant rockets.Applications and limitations.

MODULE VI

Electric rocket propulsion– types of electric propulsion techniques – Ion propulsion.
Nuclear rocket –comparison of performance of these propulsion systems with chemical rocket propulsion systems.Future applications of electric propulsion systems.Solar sail

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