Propulsion Systems

Questions you should be able to answer!

  • What is the main difference between internal and external combustion engines?
  • Name the four strokes of the four-stroke reciprocating engine
  • What are the three main parts of a Turbo engine?
  • What is the main function of the turbine in a turbo engine?
  • What are the differences between turbojet, turboprop, and turbofan engines?
  • How does a ramjet engine work?
09 Propulsion

INTERNAL Combustion Engines

Turbo Engines

RAM-Jet Engines

X-43 Test Flight