Advanced Aerodynamics

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: MECH.5830; Last Offered: Summer 2023;

Course Description

3-0)3 Fundamentals of subsonic and supersonic aerodynamics. Atmosphere models, air-speed measurement, and aerodynamic heating. Circulation, downwash, and three-dimensional wing theory. Airfoil data, and lift and drag of aircraft components. Compressibility effects on drag, and airfoils and wings in supersonic and hypersonic flow. Aircraft performance calculations. Fundamentals of orbital mechanics. Special project required in supersonic wind tunnel testing or orbital mechanics.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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