Purdue School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Propulsion Web Page

Sponsored by Allied Signal

Welcome to the home of smoke and fire. The following pages contain images and specs for many of today's rocket and airbreathing propulsion systems, as well as a compilation of useful data for propulsion analysis using fundamentals of compressible flow and combustion. In addition, you can find out more about Purdue's Propulsion program here.

Engine Types, with Pictures and Statistics

Rocket Engines

Airbreathing Engines

Useful Propulsion Data

Fundamental Properties of Internal Fluid Flows

Combustion and Thermochemical Data

Cool Video Clips

Test Firing at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory, Alliant Techsystems, Inc.


Technical Societies/NASA

Rocket/Space Links

Mini-Jet Engines

How a jet engine works

Dont try this at home pages

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