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15AS304 AIR BREATHING PROPULSION


3 0 0 3
Co-requisite: Nil
Prerequisite: 15AS202, 15AS204J
Data Book /
Gas Tables
Codes/Standards
Course Category P PROFESSIONAL CORE PROPULSION
Course designed by Department of Aerospace Engineering
Approval Academic Council Meeting, 23rd July 2016

PURPOSE To improve the student's ability to analyze Engineering concepts of air breathing propulsion
systems.
INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES STUDENT
OUTCOMES
At the end of the course, student will be able to
1. Understand the working principles of gas turbine propulsion systems. a e
2. Design and analyze inlets, combustion chambers, nozzles used in Air
a e
breathing engines.
3. Design and analyze the compressors and turbines in gas turbine propulsion a e
systems.
4. Understand the principle of operation and performance of RAMJET and a e
SCRAMJET engines.

C-
Session Description of Topic Contact
D- IOs Reference
hours
I-O
UNIT I-THERMODYNAMICS OF AIRBREATHING 9
PROPULSION SYSTEMS
1. Introduction- Turbojet engines-Turbofan engines. 4 C,D 1 1-2

2. Turboprop and Turbo shaft engines 2 C,D 1 1-2

3. Typical engine performance- Methods of thrust augmentation


3 C,D 1 1-2-5-6
- Numerical problems
UNIT II-INLETS, COMBUSTION CHAMBER AND 10
NOZZELS
4. Introduction-Subsonic inlets-Supersonic inlets-Modes of Inlet
3 2 1-2-3-4
operation C
Gas turbine combustors-Types of combustion chamber-Fuel
5. injector- Flame Tube cooling-Flame Stabilization-Flame 4 C,D 2 1-2-3-4
holders
6. Exhaust Nozzle-Numerical problems 3 C,D 2 1-2-3-4

UNIT III- COMPRESSORS 10


Compressor and its classification- Centrifugal compressor -
7. Work and compression ratio -Performance characteristics- 3 C 3 2-3-6
Centrifugal compressor staging-Numerical problems.
Compressor
Axial compressor-Work and compression ratio- Degree of
8. reaction- Characteristic performance of a single stage axial 3 C,D 3 2-3-6
compressor

9. Characteristic performance of a multistage axial compressor-


4 C,D 3 2-3-6
Cascading of axial compressor-Compressor efficiency

UNIT IV-AXIAL TURBINES 10

10. Axial turbine stage -Velocity triangles and Power output - 4 C,D 3 2-3-6
Elementary theory - Vortex theory

11. Limiting Factors of gas turbine design-Turbine performance- 4 C,D 3 2-3-6


Turbine Blade cooling

12. Axial flow Turbine and compressor matching -Numerical 2 C,D 3 2-3-6
problems.
UNIT-V RAMJET AND SCRAMJET 6

13. Operating principle of RAMJET engine- RAMJET with 2 C,D 4 1-3-6


afterburner- RAMJET performance

14. SCRAMJET working principle-Problems faced in supersonic 2 C 4 1-3-6


combustion
15. Numerical Problems 2 C,D 4 1-3-6

Total contact hours* 45


*Excluding Assessment hours

LEARNING RESOURCES
Sl.
TEXT BOOKS
No.
1. Philip Hill and Carl Peterson, Mechanics and thermodynamics of propulsion, Pearson India,
second edition 2010.
2. Cohen.H, Rogers.G.F.C. and Saravanamuttoo.H.I.H, Gas turbine theory. Pearson education, fifth
edition,2001
REFERENCE BOOKS/OTHER READING MATERIAL
3. V.Ganesan., Gas Turbines, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, third edition, 2010.
4. Rolls-Royce, Jet Engine Manual, 3rd edition, 1983.
5. Oats, G.C., Aerothermodynamics of Aircraft Engine Components, AIAA Education Series, New
York, 1985.
6. Mattingly, J.D., Heiser, W.H., and Pratt,D.T., Aircraft Engine Design, AIAA Education Series,
New York, second edition, 2002

Course nature Theory


Assessment Method (Weightage 100%)
Assessment Cycle test Surprise
In- Cycle test I Cycle Test III Quiz Total
tool II Test
semester
Weightage 10% 15% 15% 5% 5% 50%
End semester examination Weightage : 50%