MAE 3050

MAE 3050

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

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.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites 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; or permission of instructor.

  • Understand the basic elements of aerodynamic lift, drag, and moments forming the basis for flight.
  • Analyze the motion of aircraft to obtain performance, stability and control information.
  • Be able to perform computer based solutions of problems related to aeronautics.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12899 MAE 3050   LEC 001

  • 13204 MAE 3050   DIS 201