Space Shuttle Main Engine

Engineering Key Community Seminar

KEY 192A


Week

Date(s)

Assigned Reading

Topic(s)

Learning Lab

Engineering Design of the Week

1

Aug. 26

 

Rocket Boys

Ch. 1 to 3

Introductions and Syllabus

Introduction to Assigned Reading

PACe Information

Thermal Energy Learning Lab

Transport of Thermal Energy (i.e. Heat Transfer) 

Conduction Heat Transfer

Space  Shuttle Thermal Protection System

2

Sept. 2

No Class – Labor Day

3

Sept. 9

Rocket Boys

Ch. 4 to 6

Discuss Assigned Reading

Key Community 2-Week Check In

Conduction Heat Transfer 

Example - Calculate Heat Flux on Space Shuttle during reentry

Free Piston Stirling Engine

4

Sept. 16

Rocket Boys

Ch. 7 to 9

 Air Bag Gas Generator  Design Project

Discuss Assigned Reading

Air Bag Gas Generator Design Calculations 

Automotive Air Bag Inflation Device

5

Sept. 23

Rocket Boys

Ch. 10 to 12

Air  Bag Gas Generator Design Project (cont.)

Discuss Assigned Reading

Air Bag Gas Generator Design Calculations  (continued) Scroll Compressor

6

Sept. 30

Rocket Boys

Ch. 13 to 15

Airbag calculations completed

Air Bag Gas Generator Design Calculations  (completed)

 Hydrogen Fuel Cells

7

Oct. 7

Rocket Boys

Ch. 16 to 18

Airbag Design Project 

Water Bottle Rocket Calculations

The Bottle Rocket

Topics: Engineering problem solving; Conservation of Momentum; Pressure; Flow; Kinematics of Projectiles  

 The Saturn V Rocket

8

Oct. 14


Rocket Boys

Ch. 19 to 21

Movie Night:

October Sky

 

 

9

Oct. 21

Rocket Boys

Ch. 19 to 21

Special Guest - Prof. Ellison Carter

Select Design Teams

 

10

Oct. 28

 

Special Guest - Prof. Tami Bond

Air Bag Gas Generator Design Assignment

 

11

Nov. 4

 

 Water Bottle Rocket Calculations

The Bottle Rocket (continued)

Topics: Engineering problem solving; Conservation of Momentum; Pressure; Flow; Kinematics of Projectiles  

 The Artificial Heart

12

Nov. 11

 

 

Celebrate Global Engineering Day

Artificial Heart Discussion

The Artificial Heart
Mass and Energy Balances

 The Artificial Heart

13

Nov. 18

 

 Air  Bag Fabrication

Air Bag Fabrication 

 Air Bag Fabrication

14

Nov. 25

No Class – Thanksgiving Break

15

Dec. 2.

 

Special Guest -  Iman Babazadeh

 Mars Exploration and Mars Based Propulsion

 Mars Exploration and Mars Based Propulsion

16

Dec. 9

 

 Air Bag Testing

 Air Bag Testing

 

17

Dec.16

Finals Week



home and objectives

course outline and notes

homework assignments

Assigned Readings

engineering design of the week

egnineering research

rules and grading

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