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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

*452. Propulsion (3)

  • Prerequisites: MAE 330, 434.
  • Simple gas turbine cycle. Heat exchange and reheat gas turbine cycles. Gas turbine components. Ideal and actual thrust development in gas turbines. Principles of rocket engines. Solid, liquid and hybrid fuel rockets. Thrust and control in rockets.
  • (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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Mechanical Engineering (MAE)

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MAE Upper Division