ME6604 Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion Syllabus Notes Question Papers Question Bank with answers Anna University
UNIT I BASIC CONCEPTS AND ISENTROPIC FLOWS
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
Flows through constant area ducts with heat transfer (Rayleigh flow) and Friction (Fanno flow) – variation of flow properties.
UNIT III NORMAL AND OBLIQUE SHOCKS
Governing equations – Variation of flow parameters across the normal and oblique shocks – Prandtl – Meyer relations – Applications.
UNIT IV JET PROPULSION
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
Types of rocket engines – Propellants-feeding systems – Ignition and combustion – Theory of rocket propulsion – Performance study – Staging – Terminal and characteristic velocity – Applications – space flights.
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