ASC_1640_syllabus

ASC_1640_syllabus - ASC 1640, Sec C51 Summer 2007 Engines...

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ASC 1640, Sec C51 – Summer 2007 Engines and Structures INSTRUCTOR: John Abbitt OFFICE: L-04 PHONE: (352) 392-7557 OFFICE HOURS: 6:00 – 7:00 M W EMAIL: john.abbitt@sfcc.edu ADDRESS: 3000 NW 83 rd St., Rm L-13 CLASSROOM: NW P-261 Gainesville, FL 32606 Required Materials: Text: no text, notes will be distributed during the semester COURSE DESCRIPTION : This course is an introduction to various types of aircraft propulsion systems and aircraft structures. The propulsion systems include piston engines, gas turbine engines, ramjets, and scramjets. Primary propulsion emphasis will be on gas turbines, and will be taught from a design point of view. An overview of aircraft structures will be provided followed by an engineering analysis to explain why aircraft structures have particular shapes, as well as examining choices in the selection of materials. COURSE OBJECTIVE AND OUTCOMES Students will learn the thermodynamics of various propulsion cycles and how to calculate thrust. They will learn the effects of the different components of engines and how to specify those components to achieve a particular effect. Students will be introduced to structural theory and properties of materials. PREREQUISITE : ATF 1100, MAC 1100, or permission of instructor. ASC 1640 is not a Gordon Rule course. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STUDENT RIGHTS:
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