Airbreathing Missile Propulsion





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Prerequisites: AE341/ AE652

Course Contents

Introduction and overview. Comparison of ramjet propulsion with other types of missile propulsion. Types of ram propulsion. Specific impulse. Propellants. Ramjet air induction system for missile application. Ducted rocket performance with single and multiple inlet systems. Engine and airframe integration for ramjet and ram rocket powered missiles. Ramjet with solid fuel. Solid propellant ram rockets. Supersonic combustion ramjet. Inlet, combustor and nozzle analysis. 


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