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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Aircraft Propulsion

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21POHK Z,ZK 7 16B Czech
Lecturer:
Daniel Hanus
Tutor:
Daniel Hanus
Supervisor:
Department of Air Transport
Synopsis:

Theoretical background. Earth atmosphere. Classification of aircraft engines, characteristics, domains of use, comparative parameters, characteristics and criteria. Energy transformation within aircraft propulsion systems, thermal cycles analysis, working substances, environmental constraints, efficiencies. Reciprocating and turbine engines, their construction and material characteristics and performance characteristics. Environmental impacts.

Requirements:

General knowledge from physics, thermodynamics and fluid dynamics.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Make clear of principles of aircraft propulsion from the point of view of a thrust production and energy intensity needed for its provision, of principles of aircraft engines functioning focused both on engines with periodic and continuous thermal cycles and familiarize students with their construction schemes and operational characteristics.

Study materials:

Anderson, Jr. J.D.: Introduction to Flight, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ISBN 0-07109282-X, New York, 2000

Matingly J. D.: Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion. McGraw-Hill, Inc., ISBN0-07-912196-9, New York, 1996

Note:
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