Lectures

The institute of Gasturbines and Aerospace Propulsion offers lectures for both, Bachelor and Master students. An overview on all lectures is given here.

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Introduction, purpose and goals, importance of propulsion for the flight mission, types of propulsion, theoretical basics, thrust, power, efficiency, turbojet engine, schematic setup, thermodynamic cycles and processes, optimization of the thermodynamic cycle, components of turbojet engines, basics of the components, intake and nozzle, compressor and turbine, combustor and afterburner.

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Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. H.-P. Schiffer

Lecture period: WS

Semester periods per week: 4

Consultation-hour: Fridays 1 pm., L1|01 – K424 (registration necessary)

Credit points: 8

Exam: Written

  • Thermal Turbomachinery

The lecture deals with specific features of different types of thermal turbomachinery. The differentiation and fields of application of different machines is explained.

  • Flight Propulsion

Operation of a jet engine, control and star of a jet engine, installation and noise, modifications of turbojet engines, general information, jet engines with afterburner, turbofan engines, turboshaft engines, ramjets and scramjets, rocket engines, stationary gasturbines, steam turbines, radial compressors and turbines, exhaust gas turbochargers.

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More information in the master module handbook of the institute Mechanical Engineering.

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Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. H.-P. Schiffer

Lecture period: SS

Semester periods per week: 4

Consultation-hour: Fridays 1 pm., L1|01 – K424 (registration necessary)

Credit points: 8

Exam: Oral

Introduction, Design, Loss mechanisms, Instabilities, Stabilizing methods, Aeroelasticity, Test rig technology, Numerical methods.

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Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. S. Leichtfuß

Lecture period: SS

Semester periods per week: 2

Consultation-hour: By arrangement

Credit points: 4

Exam: Oral

Earth orbit, in-orbit or interplanetary – which space propulsion system is required to reach which corner of the solar system? This is the main question that will be addressed during the lecture series.

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Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. C. Manfletti

Lecture period: SS

Semester periods per week: 2

Consultation-hour: By arrangement

Credit points: 4

Exam: Oral