Rocket Propulsion of Mech IV yr-II Sem (Elective-IV)

Rocket Propulsion of Mechanical Engineers Video Course By K. Ramamurthi (IIT Madras)
Students Enrolled: 1 Total Lecturs: 41
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What will I learn from this course?

  • Thorough in Rocket Propulsion


  • Unified Engineering IV ,Thermal-Fluids Engineering I as a prerequisite.

Who is the target audience?

  • All Streams of B.tech and B.E Students and also Useful for Aeronatical Engineers

Course Curriculum

Total: 41 lectures

  • 57m 30s

    Lec 1: Introduction of Rocket Propulsion

  • 45m 2s

    Lec 2: Motion in Space

  • 41m 32s

    Lec 3: Rotational Frame of Referance and Orbital Velocities

  • 52m 20s

    Lec 4: Velocity Requirements

  • 50m 43s

    Lec 5: Theory of Rocket Propulsion

  • 55m 20s

    Lec 6: Rocket Equation and Staging of Rocket

  • 59m 45s

    Lec 7: Review of Rocket Principles: Propulsion Efficiency

  • 54m 18s

    Lec 8: Examples Illustratng Theory of Rocket Propulsion

  • 51m 31s

    Lec 9: Theory of Nozzles

  • 52m 17s

    Lec 10: Nozzle Shape

  • 55m 9s

    Lec 11: Area Ratio of Nozzles:Under Expansion and Over-Expansion

  • 54m 23s

    Lec 12: Characteristic Velocity and Thrust Coefficient

  • 50m 59s

    Lec 13: Divergence Loss in Conical Nozzles

  • 54m 21s

    Lec 14: Unconventional Nozzles and Problems in Nozzles

  • 53m 40s

    Lec 15: Criterion for Choice of Chemical Propellants

  • 56m 24s

    Lec 16: Choice of Fuel-Rich Propellants

  • 57m 6s

    Lec 17: Performance Prediction Analysis

  • 51m 43s

    Lec 18: Dissociation of Products of Combusion

  • 52m 45s

    Lec 19: Shifting Equilibrium and Frozen in Nozzles

  • 51m 34s

    Lec 20: Factors Influencing Choice of Chemical Propellants

  • 55m 16s

    Lec 21: Low Energy Liquid Propellants and Hybrid Propellants

  • 52m 44s

    Lec 22: Introduction to Solid Propellant Rockets

  • 53m 49s

    Lec 23: Burn Rate of Solid Propellants

  • 57m 6s

    Lec 24: Design Aspects of Solid Propellants Rocket

  • 54m 32s

    Lec 25: Burning Surface Area of Solid Propellant Grains

  • 55m 11s

    Lec 26: Ignition of Solid Propellant Rockets

  • 54m 44s

    Lec 27: Review of Solid Propellant Rockets

  • 53m 6s

    Lec 28: Feed Systems for Liquid Propellant Rockets

  • 52m 19s

    Lec 29: Feed System Cycles For Pump Fed Liquid Propellant Rockets

  • 56m 12s

    Lec 30: Analysis of Gas Generator and Staged Combustion Cycles

  • 51m 42s

    Lec 31: Injectors Cooling of Chambers and Mixture Radio Distribution

  • 54m 5s

    Lec 32: Efficiencies due to Mixture Ratio Distribution

  • 52m 52s

    Lec 33: Pumps and Turbines:Propollent Feed System

  • 52m 34s

    Lec 34: Review of Liquid Bi-Propellant Rockets

  • 52m 34s

    Lec 35: Introduction to Hybrid Rockets and aSimple Illustration of Combination

  • 48m 36s

    Lec 36: Combustion Instability in Solid and Liquid Propellant Rockets

  • 55m 15s

    Lec 37: Wave Modes of Oscillation

  • 59m 10s

    Lec 38: Mechanisms Causing Instabilities and Startagies

  • 48m 6s

    Lec 39: Electric and Magnetic Fiellds and the Electrostatic Thruster

  • 54m 10s

    Lec 40: Electric Thrusters

  • 53m 49s

    Lec 41: Advances in Rocket Propulsion


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About Tutor

  • Tutor: K. Ramamurthi (IIT Madras)
  • Tests Packages: 0
  • Students: 1

He is a Professor, Building Technology and Construction Management Division, Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

He is a IIT Professor, Civil Engineering, IITM - January 2004 onwards

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