Jet Aircraft Propulsion


Lecture 1 - Introduction & Development of Jet Aircraft Propulsion


Lecture 2 - How the Aircraft Jet Engines make Thrust


Lecture 3 - Jet Engine Basic Performance Parameters


Lecture 4 - Turbojet, Reheat Turbojet and Multi-spool Engines


Lecture 5 - Turbofan, Turbo-prop and Turboshaft engines


Lecture 6 - Ideal and Real Brayton cycles


Lecture 7 - Jet Engine Cycles for Aircraft propulsion


Lecture 8 - Cycle components and component performances


Lecture 9 - Tute-1


Lecture 10 - Analysis of engine real cycles


Lecture 11 - Tute-2


Lecture 12 - Thermodynamics of Compressors


Lecture 13 - Thermodynamics of Turbines


Lecture 14 - Axial Compressors : two dimensional analytical model


Lecture 15 - Cascade analysis; Loss and Blade performance estimation


Lecture 16 - Free Vortex theory; Single-Multi-stage characteristics


Lecture 17 - Tutes-3


Lecture 18 - Elements of centrifugal compressor


Lecture 19 - Centrifugal Compressor characteristics: Surging, Choking


Lecture 20 - Axial flow turbines; Turbine Blade 2-D (cascade) analysis


Lecture 21 - Multi-staging: Axial Turbine; Turbine Cooling Technology


Lecture 22 - Radial Turbine Aerodynamics & Thermodynamics; Losses


Lecture 23 - Tutes-4


Lecture 24 - Types of combustion chambers: mechanism & parameters


Lecture 25 - Pr. Loss, Combustion efficiency; Combustion intensity


Lecture 26 - Practical combustion system ; Stability, Fuel injection


Lecture 27 - Intakes for Powerplant: Transport / Military Aircraft


Lecture 28 - Subsonic, Transonic, Supersonic Intake Designs


Lecture 29 - Nozzle : fixed and variable geometry nozzles


Lecture 30 - C-D nozzle and their uses


Lecture 31 - Tute-5


Lecture 32 - Engine Off Design Operations


Lecture 33 - Aircraft Engine component matching: Dimensional analysis


Lecture 34 - Engine component matching and Sizing


Lecture 35 - Installed Performance of Engine


Lecture 36 - Tute-6


Lecture 37 - Use of Ramjets and Pulsejets in Aircraft propulsion


Lecture 38 - Thermodynamic Cycle & Performance Parameters


Lecture 39 - Flow in Diffusers, Combustors and Nozzles


Lecture 40 - Performanace and Design of Ramjet & Scramjet Engines


Lecture 41 - Tute-7


Lecture 42 - Future of Aircraft Propulsion