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MECH 4401 [0.5 credit] Power Plant Analysis

Criteria of merit; selection of power plant for transportation and power generation applications; interrelation among mechanical, thermodynamic and aerodynamic design processes; jet propulsion, turbojets and turbofans; alternative proposals for vehicular power plant; combined cycle applications.
Precludes additional credit for AERO 4402.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 2400 and fourth-year status in Engineering or by permission of the department.
Lectures three hours a week.