Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
This course is available both online and residentially.
This course provides the student with an understanding of gas turbine engine cycles, high speed gas flow, and the design and construction of turbojet, turboprop, and turbofan engines. The student will receive an introduction to unducted fans and turbine-driven auxiliary power units. The student will learn the fundamentals of turbine engine operation, removal and replacement, maintenance, servicing, troubleshooting, and inspection. A student research project will delve into the history and development of turbine engines, as well as the comparative efficiencies of various types of turbine engines.
Due to FAA requirements, the student must submit an AMTS Application through the School of Aeronautics prior to enrollment.
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