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AERO 402. Spacecraft Propulsion Systems. 5 units

Term Typically Offered: F

Prerequisite: AERO 303, AERO 353 and CHEM 124.

Effects of the propulsion subsystem on spacecraft design. Introduction to air breathing propulsion systems. Topics include basic rocket performance, monopropellant thrusters, bipropellant thrusters, electric thrusters, thruster placement, plumbing, tank sizing and design, system layout, component design, and systems integration. 4 lectures, 1 laboratory.

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...Update or Effective Term AERO 321 Removed prerequisite...5/15/17 BUS 402 Correct prerequisite from...