Advanced Power and Propulsion

Course #ME4420

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course presents an advanced treatment of power and propulsion topics, primarily for naval applications. Thermodynamic analysis of simple, advanced and complex cycles, such as combined and augmented cycles  are presented along with new and direct energy conversion concepts. Design integration of single and multi-type (CODAG, CODOG, etc.) power and propulsion systems with vehicles. Engine installation considerations, including the design of auxiliary equipment and inlet/exhaust systems, are presented. Design and current research topics in fluid mechanics and of turbomachinery are presented. Repair, condition-based maintenance and machinery operation, including balancing techniques, are discussed.

Included in degrees & certificates

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  • ME2101
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Academic Calendar

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes

  •  13 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter final examinations begin