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Course Detail

Course Name Propulsion Lab
Course Code 15AES383
Program B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
Semester Six
Year Taught 2019


Euler’s Turbomachine Equation – Classification of Turbomachines – Velocity Triangles for Turbines and Compressors – Axial Flow Machines.
Propeller Testing: Estimation of Static Performance, Estimation of Figure of Merit – Nozzle Testing: Mach number Distribution along a Convergent-divergent Nozzle – Flame Speed Measurement: Variation of Flame Speed with Equivalence Ratio – Study of Free Incompressible Jet: Study of Velocity Profiles and the Entrainment Process – Cascade Testing: Measurements of Velocity and Pressure in a Cascade Flow Field: Effect of the Variation in Angle of Attack.

Text Books

  1. Phillip Hill and Carl Peterson, “Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion,” 2nd edition, Dorling Kindersely (India), 2010.


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