Educational guide
IDENTIFYING DATA 2018_19
Subject ROCKETS AND MISSILES Code 00710044
Study programme
GRADO EN INGENIERÍA AEROESPACIAL
Descriptors Credit. Type Year Period
6 Optional Fourth Second
Language
Ingles
Prerequisites
Department ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP.
Coordinador
DOMINGUEZ FERNANDEZ, DIEGO
E-mail ddomf@unileon.es
jgong@unileon.es
Lecturers
GONZALO DE GRADO , JESÚS
DOMINGUEZ FERNANDEZ, DIEGO
Web http://
General description This course covers the air defence systems and rocket propulsion.
Tribunales de Revisión
Tribunal titular
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente ESCAPA GARCIA , LUIS ALBERTO
Secretario ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. FERNANDEZ ABIA , ANA ISABEL
Vocal ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. LABARGA ORDOÑEZ , JULIO
Tribunal suplente
Cargo Departamento Profesor
Presidente ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. BARREIRO GARCIA , JOAQUIN
Secretario ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. MARTINEZ PELLITERO , SUSANA
Vocal ING.MECANICA,INFORMAT.AEROESP. RODRIGUEZ MATEOS , PABLO

Competencias
Code  
A8627
A8628
A8638
A8640
A8648
A8649
A8656
A8676
A8685
A8687
A8689
A8691
A8692
A8695
A8696
A8700
A8762
A8789
A8956
A8960
A8972
B958
B959
B960
B961
B962
B964
B965
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5

Learning aims
Competences
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the physical phenomena of the flying of defense aerial systems flying aerial systems, their qualities and their stability and automatic control systems, the calculation methods and involved materials A8648
A8656
A8676
A8695
A8789
A8956
A8960
A8972
B958
B959
B960
B961
B962
B964
B965
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
Applied knowledge on engineering of air defense (ballistic missiles and aerial systems) and space propulsion A8627
A8628
A8638
A8648
A8649
A8689
A8691
A8692
A8695
A8696
A8762
A8789
A8956
A8960
A8972
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
Knowledge of air defense, supported by advanced defense engineering textbooks, including issues involving knowledge from industry-leading aerospace technologies A8640
A8685
A8687
B958
B959
B960
B961
B962
B964
B965
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on orbital mechanics of natural an artificial space objects A8628
A8700
B962
B964
B965
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
Consistent knowledge, applied to engineering, on the major elements of rocket motors A8648
A8656
A8676
A8695
A8762
A8789
A8972
B958
B959
B960
B961
B962
B964
B965
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5

Contents
Topic Sub-topic
Rocket Engines I. Introduction to Rockets and Missiles
II. Trajectories
III. Aerodynamic and Structural Analysis
IV. Flight Performance
V. Nozzle Theory
VI. Solid Propellant Rocket Engine
VII. Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine
VIII. Hybrid Propellant Rockets
IX. Electric Propulsion
Missiles X. Guidance Laws and Navigation of Rockets and Missiles: General Equations
XI. Guidance Laws and Navigation of Rockets and Missiles: Inertial Navigation
XII. Guidance Laws and Navigation of Rockets and Missiles: GPS
XIII. Guidance Laws and Navigation of Rockets and Missiles: Other Techniques
XIV. Stability and Maneuverability

Planning
Methodologies  ::  Tests
  Class hours Hours outside the classroom Total hours
Personal tuition 1 2 3
 
Practicals using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in computer rooms 4 4 8
Field work/trips 4 4 8
Problem solving, classroom exercises 16 16 32
 
Lecture 29 58 87
 
4 4 8
Mixed tests 4 0 4
 
(*)The information in the planning table is for guidance only and does not take into account the heterogeneity of the students.

Methodologies
Methodologies   ::  
  Description
Personal tuition Individual tuition, normally on the allocated course work
Practicals using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in computer rooms Development of simulated missions, orbital profiles, energy harvesting, attitude control, thermal control, etc.
Field work/trips Practical lessons in the Air Force Base
Problem solving, classroom exercises Problem solving about different topics: nozzles, rocket performance, guidance, etc.
Lecture Work results presented to the class

Personalized attention
 
Personal tuition
Description
Thursday, from 10:00h to 14:00h

Assessment
  Description Qualification
To write and present a technical report 20%
Mixed tests Written test with theory questions and exercises 80%
 
Other comments and second call

Sources of information
Access to Recommended Bibliography in the Catalog ULE

Basic AIAA, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, AIAA, Actual
Eugene L. Fleeman, Missile Design and System Engineering, AIAA Education, 2013
George M. Siouris, Missile Guidance and Control Systems, Springer, 2004
George P. Sutton and Oscar Biblarz, Rocket Propulsion Elements, John Wiley & Sons, 2014

Complementary , Jane's Space systems and Industry, IHS Jane's, 2013/14
Howard Curtis, Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students, Butterworth Heinemann, 2013
James R. Wertz y Wiley J. Larson, Space Mission Analysis and Design, Space Technology Library, 2000


Recommendations


Subjects that it is recommended to have taken before
JET ENGINES / 00710024
AIRFRAME CALCULUS / 00710029
SATELLITES / 00710037