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USC Catalogue 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASTE 572 Advanced Spacecraft Propulsion

Units: 3
Terms Offered: Sp
Nuclear, electric, sails, and far-term propulsion systems. Overviews of nozzles, heat transfer, electromagnetics, rarefied gases, and plasma physics. Analysis of electrothermal, electrostatic and electromagnetic thrusters. Graduate standing in engineering or science.
Prerequisite: ASTR 470
Instruction Mode: Lecture
Grading Option: Letter