Online Course Catalog
AE 435 ONL - Electric Propulsion
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This course covers the elements of electric propulsion as applied to near-earth and deep-space missions; impact on spacecraft design; physics of ionized gases; plasmadynamics; electrothermal, electromagnetic, and electrostatic acceleration of gases to high velocity; high-impulse thruster design and performance; and the resistojet, arcjet, ion engine, Hall thruster, MPD arc thruster, and plasma gun.
3 or 4 hours
A course in Aerospace Propulsion (AE 433).