Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

MECH 592 002 (CRN: 16121)

AEROSPACE ENVIRONMENTS

Long Title: DESIGN FOR AEROSPACE ENVIRONMENTS
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Instructor: Chiao, Leroy
Meeting: 6:30PM - 9:00PM M MEB 128 (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 28-NOV-2022 1:11AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Graduate course on aerospace environments, including theoretical bases. Topics include key mission phases, orbital mechanics, the effects of the sun, plasma, particles and ionizing radiation, neutral atmosphere, contamination, micrometeoroid/orbital debris, thermal and aerothermal environments. Extraterrestrial environments are briefly discussed.