Advanced Aircraft Design (AERO4491)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to develop an understanding of the application of design to the modern aerospace context. Students will gain an overview of how to manage a project and its associated design team and will also gain skills in setting design specifications and carrying out detailed design analysis to meet some challenging requirement. Unit of Study content will include: Aircraft design methods; Methods of processing information for aircraft design: Detailed configuration design: performance, weight and balance, propulsion; Aerodynamic design: lift, drag and control; Advanced structural design, loads, materials; Weight estimation and fulfilling of relevant regulatory requirements; Advanced system design, modern aircraft requirements and specification; systems integration and validation; prototyping, benchmarking and testing.
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Further unit of study information
6 hours of project work in-class per week.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
MECH2400 and AERO3460
Assumed knowledge: AERO1400, AERO2703, AERO3260, AERO3261, AERO3360, AERO3465 and AERO3560
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