NOC:Rocket Propulsion


Lecture 1 - Introduction


Lecture 2 - Motion in Space


Lecture 3 - Rotational Frame of Reference and Orbital Velocities


Lecture 4 - Velocity Requirements


Lecture 5 - Theory of rocket propulsion


Lecture 6 - Rocket Equation and Staging of Rockets


Lecture 7 - Review of Rocket Principles: Propulsion Efficiency


Lecture 8 - Examples Illustrating Theory of Rocket Propulsion and Introduction to Nozzles


Lecture 9 - Theory of Nozzles


Lecture 10 - Nozzle Shape


Lecture 11 - Area Ratio of Nozzles: Under Expansion and Over Expansion


Lecture 12 - Characteristic Velocity and Thrust Coefficient


Lecture 13 - Divergence Loss in Conical Nozzles and the Bell Nozzles


Lecture 14 - Unconventional Nozzles and Problems in Nozzles


Lecture 15 - Criterion for Choice of Chemical Propellants


Lecture 16 - Choice of Fuel-Rich Propellants


Lecture 17 - Performance Prediction Analysis


Lecture 18 - Factors Influencing Choice of Chemical Propellants


Lecture 19 - Low energy liquid propellants and Hybrid propellants Chapter 5: Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 20 - Introduction to Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 21 - Burn Rate of Solid Propellants and Equilibrium Pressure in Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 22 - Design Aspects of Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 23 - Burning Surface Area of Solid Propellant Grains


Lecture 24 - Ignition of Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 25 - Review of Solid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 26 - Feed Systems for Liquid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 27 - Feed System Cycles for Pump Fed Liquid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 28 - Analysis of Gas Generator and Staged combustion cycles and introduction to injectors


Lecture 29 - Injectors, Cooling of Chambers and Mixture Ratio Distribution


Lecture 30 - Efficiencies due to mixture ratio distribution and incomplete vaporization


Lecture 31 - Pumps and Turbines: Propellant Feed System at Zero -g- Conditions


Lecture 32 - Review of Liquid Bi-propellant Rockets and Introduction to Mono-propellant Rockets


Lecture 33 - Introduction to Hybrid Rockets and a Simple Illustration of Combustion instability in Liquid Propellant Rockets


Lecture 34 - Principles of Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Rockets


Lecture 35 - Electrical Thrusters


Lecture 36 - Electrical and Nuclear Rockets; Advanced Propulsion