Rocket Propulsion Video Lectures

Rocket Propulsion
'Rocket Propulsion' Video Lectures by Prof. K. Ramamurthi from IIT Madras
"Rocket Propulsion" - Video Lectures
1. Introduction
2. Motion in Space
3. Rotational Frame of Reference and Orbital Velocities
4. Velocity Requirements
5. Theory of Rocket Propulsion
6. Rocket Equation and Staging of Rockets
7. Review of Rocket Principles; Propulsion Efficiency
8. Examples Illustrating Theory of Rocket Propulsion and Introduction to Nozzles
9. Theory of Nozzles
10. Nozzle Shape
11. Area Ratio of Nozzles; Under-expansion and Over-expansion
12. Characteristic Velocity and Thrust Coefficient
13. Divergence Loss in Conical Nozzles and the Bell Nozzle
14. Unconventional Nozzles and Problems in Nozzles
15. Criterion for Choice of Chemical Propellants
16. Choice of Fuel-Rich Propellants
17. Performance Prediction Analysis
18. Dissociation of Products of Combustion
19. Shifting Equilibrium and Frozen Flow in Nozzles
20. Factors Influencing Choice of Chemical Propellants
21. Low Energy Liquid Propellants and Hybrid Propellants
22. Introduction to Solid Propellant Rockets
23. Burn Rate of Solid Propellants and Equilibrium Pressure in Solid Propellant Rockets
24. Design Aspects of Solid Propellant Rockets
25. Burning Surface Area of Solid Propellant Grains
26. Ignition of Solid Propellant Rockets
27. Review of Solid Propellant Rockets
28. Feed Systems for Liquid Propellant Rockets
29. Feed System Cycles for Pump Fed Liquid Propellant Rockets
30. Analysis of Gas Generator and Staged Combustion Cycles and Introduction to Injectors
31. Injectors, Cooling of Chamber and Mixture Ratio Distribution
32. Efficiencies due to Mixture Ratio Distribution and Incomplete Vaporization
33. Pumps and Turbines; Propellant Feed System at Zero “g” Conditions
34. Review of Liquid Bi-propellant Rockets and Introduction to Mono-propellant Rockets
35. Introduction to Hybrid Rockets and a Simple Illustration of Combustion Instability in Liquid Propellant Rockets
36. Combustion Instability in Solid Propellant and Liquid Propellant Rockets – Bulk and Wave Modes
37. Wave modes of Oscillation
38. Mechanisms Causing Instabilities and Strategies for Avoiding Combustion Instability
39. Electric and Magnetic Fields and the Electrostatic Thruster
40. Electrical Thrusters
41. Advances in Rocket Propulsion
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