ENAE 791 - Spring, 2020
Space Launch and Entry Vehicle Design
Syllabus, Announcements, and Lecture Slides
 

  Space Systems Laboratory - Department of Aerospace Engineering - University of Maryland

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Syllabus

 Date

 Subject

 Deadlines
 Jan. 28 (#01)  Course Overview
 [PDF: 2.0 Mb, 63 pgs]
 
 Jan. 30 (#02)  Orbital Mechanics
 [PDF: 3.5 Mb, 60 pgs]
 
 Feb. 4 (#03)  Rocket Performance
 [PDF: 5.7 Mb, 56 pgs]
 
 Feb. 6 (#04)  Orbital Decay/Ballistic Entry
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 Feb. 11 (#05)  Ballistic Entry/Lifting Entry
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 Problem Set 1 out
 Feb. 13 (#06)  Lifting Entry
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
   
 Feb. 18 (#07)  Entry Aerodynamics
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
   
 Feb. 20 (#08)  Mass Estimating Relations
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 Feb. 25 (#09)  Cost Estimation and Engineering Economics
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 Problem Set 1 due
 Feb. 27 (#10)  Reliability, Redundancy, and Resiliency
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 3 (#11)

 Launch Vehicle Case Studies
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]

 
 March 5 (#12)  Rocket Propulsion Fundamentals
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 10 (#13)  Case Study: ParaShield
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 12 (#14)  Launch Facilities
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 17  Spring Break
 
 March 19  Spring Break
 

 March 24 (#15)

 Term Project Information/EDL Case Studies
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 26 (#16)  Aerothermodynamics 1
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 March 31 (#17)  Aerothermodynamics 2
 [see Lecture #16]
 
 April 2 (#18)  Thermal Protection Systems
 [see Lecture #16]
 
 April 7 (#19)  Airbreathing Launch Vehicles
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 April 9 (#20)  Vehicle Failures
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 April 14 (#21)  Launch Vehicle Payload Accommodations
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 April 16 (#22)  Launch Vehicle Reusability
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 April 21 (#23)  Future Possibilities in Launch and Entry
 [PDF: X Mb, Y pgs]
 
 April 23 (#24)  TBD
 
 
 April 28 (#25)  TBD
 
 
 April 30 (#26)  TBD
 
 
 May 5 (#27)  TBD
 
 
 May 7 (#28)  Presentation of Term Projects
 
 
 May 12 (#29)  Presentation of Term Projects