Rocket Propulsion

Rocket Propulsion
Rocket Propulsion by Prof. K. Ramamurthi, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. For more details on NPTEL visit
Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction
Mod-01 Lec-02 Motion in Space
Mod-01 Lec-03 Rotational Frame of Reference and Orbital Velocities
Mod-01 Lec-04 Velocity Requirements
Mod-01 Lec-05 Theory of Rocket Propulsion
Mod-01 Lec-06 Rocket Equation and Staging of Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-07 Review of Rocket Principles: Propulsion Efficiency
Mod-01 Lec-08 Examples Illustrating Theory of Rocket Propulsion and Introduction to Nozzles
Mod-01 Lec-09 Theory of Nozzles
Mod-01 Lec-10 Nozzles Shapes
Mod-01 Lec-11 Area Ratio of Nozzles:Under-expansion and Over-expansion
Mod-01 Lec-12 Characteristic Velocity and Thrust Coefficient
Mod-01 Lec-13 Divergence Loss in Conical Nozzles and the Bell Nozzle
Mod-01 Lec-14 Unconventional Nozzles and Problems in Nozzles
Mod-01 Lec-15 Criterion for Choice of Chemical Propellants
Mod-01 Lec-16 Choice of Fuel-Rich Propellants
Mod-01 Lec-17 Performance Prediction Analysis
Mod-01 Lec-18 Dissociation of Products of Combustion
Mod-01 Lec-19 Shifting Equilibrium and Frozen Flow in Nozzles
Mod-01 Lec-20 Factors Influencing Choice of Chemical Propellants
Mod-01 Lec-21 Low Energy Liquid Propellants and Hybrid Propellants
Mod-01 Lec-22 Introduction to Solid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-23 Burn Rate of Solid Propellants and Equilibrium pressure in Solid Propellants Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-24 Design Aspects of Solid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-25 Burning Surface Area of Solid Propellant Grains
Mod-01 Lec-26 Ignition of Solid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-27 Review of Solid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-28 Feed Systems for Liquid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-29 Feed System Cycles for Pump Fed Liquid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-30 Analysis of Gas Generator and Staged Combustion Cycles and Introduction to Injectors
Mod-01 Lec-31Injectors,Cooling of Chamber and Mixture Ratio Distribution
Mod-01 Lec-32 Efficiencies due to Mixture Ratio Distribution and Incomplete Vaporization
Mod-01 Lec-33 Pumps and Turbines; Propellant Feed System at Zero "g" Conditions
Mod-01 Lec-34 Review of Liquid Bi-propellant Rockets and Introduction to Mono-propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-35 Introduction to Hybrid Rockets and a Simple Illustration of Combustion Instability
Mod-01 Lec-36 Combustion Instability in Solid Propellant and Liquid Propellant Rockets
Mod-01 Lec-37 Wave models of Oscillation
Mod-01 Lec-38 Mechanisms Causing Instabilities and Strategies for Avoiding Combustion Instability
Mod-01 Lec-39 Electric and Magnetic Fields and the Electrostatic Thruster
Mod-01 Lec-40 Electrical Thrusters