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# ME6604 Syllabus Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion

## OBJECTIVES ME6604 Syllabus:

To understand the basic difference between incompressible and compressible flow.

To understand the phenomenon of shock waves and its effect on flow. To gain some basic knowledge about jet propulsion and Rocket Propulsion.

(Use of Standard Gas Tables permitted)

### UNIT I BASIC CONCEPTS AND ISENTROPIC FLOWS ME6604 Syllabus

Energy and momentum equations of compressible fluid flows – Stagnation states, Mach waves and Mach cone – Effect of Mach number on compressibility – Isentropic flow through variable ducts – Nozzle and Diffusers

#### UNIT II FLOW THROUGH DUCTS Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion

Flows through constant area ducts with heat transfer (Rayleigh flow) and Friction (Fanno flow) – variation of flow properties.

##### UNIT III NORMAL AND OBLIQUE SHOCKS ME6604 Syllabus

Governing equations – Variation of flow parameters across the normal and oblique shocks – Prandtl – Meyer relations – Applications.

###### UNIT IV JET PROPULSION ME6604 Syllabus

Theory of jet propulsion – Thrust equation – Thrust power and propulsive efficiency – Operating principle, cycle analysis and use of stagnation state performance of ram jet, turbojet, turbofan and turbo prop engines.

###### UNIT V SPACE PROPULSION Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion

Types of rocket engines – Propellants-feeding systems – Ignition and combustion – Theory of rocket propulsion – Performance study – Staging – Terminal and characteristic velocity – Applications – space flights.

###### OUTCOMES Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion:

Upon completion of this course, the students can able to successfully apply gas dynamics principles in the Jet and Space Propulsion

###### TEXT BOOKS ME6604 Syllabus:

1. Anderson, J.D., “Modern Compressible flow”, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill, 2003.

2. Yahya, S.M. “Fundamentals of Compressible Flow”, New Age International (P) Limited, New Delhi, 1996.

 Subject Name Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion Subject Code ME6604 Regulation 2013 File PDF