Gas Turbine and Jet Engine Design

Gas Turbine and Jet Engine Design
Design and synthesis of land-based and aircraft gas turbines utilizing fluid flow and thermodynamic fundamentals. Extensive discussion of turbojet, turbofan, and turboprop engines.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesME EN 312 & ME EN 321
 ProgramsContaining ME EN 426
Course Outcomes

Fluid Mechanic and Thermodynamic Principles

Apply basic fluid mechanic and thermodynamic principles to understand how gas turbine engines operate.

Cycle Performance

Develop ability to analyze and predict the cycle performance of gas turbine engines.

Components, Purpose and Performance

Learn the components of gas turbine engines and their purpose. Understand how the performance of individual components contributes to the overall performance of the engine.

Analyze and Predict Performance of Individual Components

Learn how to analyze and predict the performance of individual gas turbine engine components

Application of Principles

Develop confidence in knowledge of gas turbine engine principles for application in academia or industry.