1. Review of requirements of engine components
2. The engine design process
a. The request for proposal
b. Constraint analysis and mission analysis
c. Parametric cycle analysis
ii. Turbojet with afterburner
iii. Turbofan with mixed/unmixed stream
d. Performance cycle analysis
i. Off-design behavior
ii. Component matching
iii. Installed performances
e. Ramjets and scramjets
3. Sensors, instrumentation and control
a. Control systems requirements and strategy
b. Basic engine control functions
4. Lubrication and cooling
a. Oil systems: lube supply, tank, piping , scavenge system.
b. Turbine heat transfer, film cooling, internal cooling (jet impingement, rib-turbulated, pin-fin); effects of rotation.
5. Bearing and seals
a. Mainshaft bearing types;
b. Fatigue life considerations;
c. Dynamic seals types (labyrinth seals, carbon seals)
6. Structural analysis
a. Fundamentals of rotordynamics
b. Balancing procedures and vibrations suppression.
c. Elements of turbomachinery flutter.
7. Engine testing and certification