# Aerospace Engineering Rocket Science and Engineering

Have the knowledge of a rocket scientist and learn how to deal with complex equations critical to rocket propulsion!

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## Aerospace Engineering Rocket Science and Engineering

### What you’ll learn

Discover Rockets and Their Components
Derive and Understand The Rocket Thrust Equation
Full Understanding of Specific Impulse
Derive and Understand Tsiolkovsky’s Rocket Equation
Discover The Aerodynamic Forces on a Rocket
Thorough Thermodynamic Analysis
Understand The Meaning of An Ideal Rocket
Derive, Develop and Understand Complex Rocket Design Equations in A Simple Manner
Design a Rocket Engine For a Specific Orbit/Altitude
Derive and Understand Performance Key Parameters
Full Understanding Of How Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engines Work And Their Components
Discover The Different Engine Cooling Techniques
Heat Transfer Analysis
Full Understanding Of How Solid-Propellant Rocket Engines Work And Their Components
Discover The Different Electric Propulsion Systems, The Difference Between Them And How They Work

### Requirements

High school/Basic Mathematics
High school/Basic Physics

### Overview

Section 1: Rocket Science and Engineering: Introduction

Lecture 1 Course Overview

Section 2: Background

Lecture 2 What are Rockets and Why Do We Use Them?

Lecture 3 Rocket Components

Lecture 4 Different Types of Rockets

Section 3: Fundamentals and Performance

Lecture 5 Deriving The Rocket Thrust Equation

Lecture 6 Specific Impulse

Lecture 7 Weight Flow Rate

Lecture 8 Tsiolkovsky’s Rocket Equation

Lecture 9 Rocket Staging

Section 4: Flight Performance

Lecture 10 Aerodynamic Forces

Lecture 11 Attitude Control Systems

Section 5: Nozzle Theory and Thermodynamic Analysis

Lecture 12 Introduction: The Ideal Rocket

Lecture 13 Mass Flow Rate in Isentropic Flow

Lecture 14 Deriving The Flow Equation

Lecture 15 Isentropic Relations

Lecture 16 The Exhaust Velocity

Lecture 17 The Exhaust Velocity: Example

Lecture 18 Flow Density

Lecture 19 Throat Area and Expansion Ratio

Lecture 20 Stagnation and Combustion Chamber Conditions

Lecture 21 Stagnation and Combustion Chamber Conditions: Example

Lecture 22 The Ideal Nozzle

Lecture 23 The Ideal Nozzle: Example

Lecture 24 The Diverging Nozzle: The Bell Shaped Nozzle

Lecture 25 Combustion Chamber and Converging Nozzle Design

Lecture 26 Thrust Coefficient and Characteristic Velocity

Lecture 27 Thrust Coefficient and Characteristic Velocity: Example

Section 6: Liquid-Propellant Rocket Engines

Lecture 28 Liquid-Propellant Fuel Engine: Fundamentals

Lecture 29 Turbopumps and Cavitation

Lecture 30 Pogo Instability

Lecture 31 Heat Transfer Methods: Basics

Lecture 32 Engine Cooling and Heat Transfer

Lecture 33 Igniters

Lecture 34 Propellant Choice

Section 7: Solid-Propellant Rocket Engines

Lecture 35 Solid-Propellant Rocket Engines: Fundamentals

Lecture 36 Solid Propellants

Section 8: Electric Propulsion

Lecture 37 Electric Propulsion: Introduction

Lecture 38 Electrothermal Thrusters

Lecture 39 Electrostatic Thrusters

Lecture 40 Electrostatic Thrusters: Example

Lecture 41 Electromagnetic Thrusters

Lecture 42 Electromagnetic Thrusters: Example

Lecture 43 References

Current aerospace engineering students or students looking to follow a career in aerospace engineering.,Professors looking for extra support with rocket propulsion.,Anyone who wants to broaden their knowledge and just want to learn rocket propulsion for fun.

#### Course Information:

Udemy | English | 4h 31m | 2.24 GB