AE6014E - Engine & Powerplant

AE6014E - Engine & Powerplant


General objective:

This module provides the basics required for understanding the aero-thermodynamic operation of the various types of engine, for the purpose of engine certification and for certification of the propulsion system on an aircraft.
After the course, the student will be able to:
- To be able to understand the basics of aerothermodynamics principles of the various type of engines.
- To understand the main requirements for the certification of engines and powerplant.

Detailed objectives:

Review of thermodynamics as applied to engines
- General operating principles of engines

Propeller turbines and gas turbine engines
- Turbojet engines
- Technological progress

- Pollution
- Noise

Electronic control systems
- Aircraft / engine interface problems
- Engine design constraints connected with airworthiness regulations

Powerplant installations : APUs (Auxiliary Power Unit)

Aiworthiness regulations and certification tests

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 1

In brief

ECTS credits 2

Number of hours 28



  • Toulouse