Flight Performance and Propulsion
Area of Study
Aerospace Engineering, Physics
Taught In English
MMAN2600 and MMAN2700 and (MMAN1300 or CVEN1300)
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewAtmospheric environment. Aircraft performance; speeds, range and endurance. Energy rates of climb. Mission profiles; accelerated and non-accelerated flight; take-off and landing. Introduction to propulsion systems; history, types, basic thrust, efficiency equations, propellers, rotors and fans. Engine intakes.; subsonic, supersonic, scramjets, ramjets, gas turbines, piston engines, design performance. Rockets, noise, pollution. Future propulsion systems.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.