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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Aircraft Propulsion

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2221172 Z,ZK 5 3+1 Czech
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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Theoretical background. Gravitation field and atmosphere. Classification of aircraft engines, characteristics, domains of use, comparative parameters, characteristics and criteria. Energy intensity of the aircraft propulsion, accumulation ant transformation of energy. Thermal cycles analysis, working substances, environmental constraints, efficiencies. Aircraft engines with periodic thermal cycles - reciprocating engines, pulsating ram engines. Engines with external heat supply - Stirling engine. Aircraft engines with continuous thermal cycles - turbojet engines, ram engines, rocket engines and combined Turbojet-RAM engines. Modes of aircraft engines control and thrust control.

Benchmark thermal cycles calculations and aircraft engines performance characteristics.

Requirements:

Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics.

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Study Objective:

Theoretical background. Gravitation field and atmosphere. Classification of aircraft engines, characteristics, domains of use, comparative parameters, characteristics and criteria. Energy intensity of the aircraft propulsion, accumulation ant transformation of energy. Thermal cycles analysis, working substances, environmental constraints, efficiencies. Aircraft engines with periodic thermal cycles - reciprocating engines, pulsating ram engines. Engines with external heat supply - Stirling engine. Aircraft engines with continuous thermal cycles - turbojet engines, ram engines, rocket engines and combined Turbojet-RAM engines. Modes of aircraft engines control and thrust control.

Benchmark thermal cycles calculations and aircraft engines performance characteristics.

Study materials:

Hanus D.: Pohon letadel, skriptum ČVUT v Praze,

Adamec J., Hanus D., Kocáb J., Maršálek J., Třetina K.: Pohonná jednotka, učební texty pro teoretickou přípravu dopravních pilotů dle předpisu JAR-FCL 1, Akademické nakladatelství CERM, s.r.o., Brno, 2006

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