MJ2247 Airbreathing Propulsion for High Speed Flight 6.0 credits
Airbreathing Propulsion for High Speed Flight
The course is designed to introduce the student to airbreathing propulsion systems that are designed for high speed flight. Research programs undertaken in Sweden will be given special emphasis.
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
Subject areaMechanical Engineering
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
Develop an understanding of the potential benefits and technical challenges associated with airbreathing propulsion systems for high speed flight.
Course main content
Ramjet engines: history and performance. Scramjet engines: history, performance, mixing enhancement, chemical kinetics, cooling. Detonation wave engine. Combined cycle systems: ejector ramjet and turborocket. Liquid air collection engine. Flight trajectory.
MJ2241 Introductory Airbreathing Propulsion or equivalent
Heiser and Pratt, Hypersonic Airbreathing Propulsion, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, USA,
- TEN1 - Examination, 6.0 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Requirements for final grade
One written examination
Torsten Fransson <email@example.com>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.