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Courses - Spring 2022
Engineering, Aerospace Department Site
(Perm Req)
Advanced Space Propulsion and Power
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENAE457.
Restriction: Permission of Instructor.
Jointly offered with: ENAE667.
Credit only granted for: ENAE488I, ENAE467, or ENAE667.
Formerly: ENAE488I.
Charged particle motion, drift mechanisms, plasma sheaths, creation of plasmas. Representative electrothermal, electrostatic, and electromagnetic propulsion technologies. Power production and direct-drive thrust generation using fusion as time permits.