Basics in Aero Engine Design

Module description:

Module number:  31302

Offered every winter term
Creditpoints: 6

This is one of two events of the module.

written/oral exam at the end of the semester (partial examination). Secons examination in Aero Engine Performance. Both combined must be passed with a minimum grade of 4.0

Learning goals:
The students get basic knowledge of aero engine design and performance.

Learning content:

  • Structure of turbo jets
  • Requirements and special fields of aero engines
  • Construction process and rules of design
  • Typical loads
  • Design regarding rotordynamics
  • Air system
  • Bearings
  • Radial clearance in compressors and turbines
  • Assembly and mounting of aero engines
  • Fundamentals of thermodynamics
  • Fundamentals of thermodynamic cycle calculation
  • Ratings and control
  • Modern ways of modeling
  • Fundamentals of testing and analysing (sea level, altitude, compliance testing)

Upcoming events see at the semester overview or entry in the module catalog