Courses of Study 2014-2015 
    Sep 25, 2022  
Courses of Study 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAE 3050 - Introduction to Aeronautics

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MAE 2030 . Prerequisites or corequisites: one of the following thermodynamics classes: ENGRD 2210  or BEE 2220  and one of the following fluid mechanics classes: MAE 3230  or CHEME 3230  or BEE 3310  or CEE 3310 ; upper-level engineers or permission of instructor.

P. Pepiot.

Principles of incompressible and compressible aerodynamics, boundary layers, and wing theory. Calculation of lift and drag for aircraft. Analysis of aerodynamic performance. Introduction to stability and control. Introduction to aircraft design.

Outcome 1: Understand the basic elements of aerodynamic lift, drag, and moments forming the basis for flight.

Outcome 2: Analyze the motion of aircraft to obtain performance, stability and control information.

Outcome 3: Be able to perform computer based solutions of problems related to aeronautics.

Outcome 4: Apply basic elements of flight to the design of model aircraft.

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