Thermodynamics and Propulsion

Instructor

Prof. Ian Waitz

Learning Objectives

16.01-16.02 Thermodynamics (PDF)

16.03-16.04 Propulsion (PDF)

Featured Video Lecture

Additional Resources

Table Organization

Sample Lecture

Sample Lecture P9: Energy Exchange with Moving Blades

Thermodynamics, 16.01-16.02

LEC # TOPICS CONCEPT QUESTIONS MUDDY POINTS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS / SOLUTIONS
T1 Course Introduction and Thermodynamic Concepts Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Course Introduction and Thermodynamic Concepts Problem T1 (PDF)

Solution T1 (PDF)

T2 Changing the State of a System with Heat and Work Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Changing the State of a System with Heat and Work Problem T2 (PDF)

Solution T2 (PDF)

T3 State Changes, First Law Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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First Law of Thermodynamics, Sections I and II Problem T3 (PDF)

Solution T3 (PDF)

T4 First Law (cont.) Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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First Law of Thermodynamics, Sections I and II Problem T4 (PDF)

Solution T4 (PDF)

T5 First Law, Enthalpy, Specific Heats Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

Q3 (PDF)

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First Law of Thermodynamics, Sections III, IV, V Problem T5 (PDF)

Solution T5 (PDF)

T6 First Law, Enthalpy, Specific Heats, Introduction to Heat Engines Q1 (PDF) 2003
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Applications of the First Law to Heat Engines Problem T6 (PDF)

Solution T6 (PDF)

T7 Heat Engines (cont.) Q1 (PDF) 2003
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Applications of the First Law to Heat Engines Problem T7 (PDF)

Solution T7 (PDF)

T8 Steady Flow Energy Equation Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Steady Flow Energy Equation, Section I.A Problem T8 (PDF)

Solution T8 (PDF)

T9 Shaft Work and Flow Work Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

Q3 (PDF)

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Steady Flow Energy Equation, Section I.A Problem T9 (PDF)

Solution T9 (PDF)

T10 Stagnation Quantities Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

Q3 (PDF)

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Steady Flow Energy Equation, Section I.B-I.C Problem T10 (PDF)

Solution T10 (PDF)

T11 Reversible and Irreversible Processes Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

Q3 (PDF)

Q4 (PDF)

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Reversible and Irreversible Processes, Entropy, and Introduction to the Second Law, Section I Problem T11 (PDF)

Solution T11 (PDF)

T12 Entropy   2003
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Reversible and Irreversible Processes, Entropy, and Introduction to the Second Law, Sections II and III Problem T12 (PDF)

Solution T12 (PDF)

 

Propulsion, 16.03-16.04

LEC # TOPICS CONCEPT QUESTIONS MUDDY POINTS READINGS ASSIGNMENTS / SOLUTIONS
P1 Introduction to Propulsion and the Integral Momentum Equation Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Introduction to Propulsion and Integral Momentum Theorem

CFM56-3 Diagrams (PDF)

Problem P1 (PDF)

Solution P1 (PDF)

P2 Integral Momentum Equation Q1 (PDF) 2004
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Integral Momentum Theorem Problem P2 (PDF)

Solution P2 (PDF)

P3 Applications of the Momentum Theorem, Definition of Efficiencies Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

P3 Lecture Slides (PDF)

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Integral Momentum Theorem and Efficiencies of A/C Engines Problem P3 (PDF)

Solution P3 (PDF)

P4 Aircraft Performance and Mission Requirements, Relationship with Propulsion Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Aircraft Performance Problem P4 (PDF)

Solution P4 (PDF)

P5 Rocket Performance Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Rocket Performance Problem P5 (PDF)

Solution P5 (PDF)

P6 Rocket Performance and Connection to Engine Design Parameters Q1 (PDF) 2003
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Rocket Nozzles: Connection to Flow of Geometry Problem P6 (PDF)

Solution P6 (PDF)

P7 Cycle Analysis of a Gas Turbine Engine Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Ideal Cycle Analysis of Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines Problem P7 (PDF)

Solution P7 (PDF)

P8 Energy Exchange with Moving Blades Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

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Energy Exchange with Moving Blades Problem P8 (PDF)

Solution P8 (PDF)

P9 Energy Exchange with Moving Blades Q1 (PDF)

Q2 (PDF)

2003 Energy Exchange with Moving Blades

Velocity Triangle Handouts (PDF)

Problem P9 (PDF)

Solution P9 (PDF)

 

Additional Resources for Thermodynamics (16.01-02)

Pedagogical Resource: Reflective Memo from Fall 2003

Compendium of Equations used in the Course (PDF)

All Concept Questions