Course details of AE 705 - Introduction to Flight

Course Name Introduction to Flight
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 6
Tutorial 1
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Text Reference Anderson,J.D., introduction to Flight, McGraw Hill, 1989. Hale,H.F., Introduction to Aircraft Performance, Selection and Design, John Wiley, 1984. Barnard,R.H., and Phillpott,D.R., Aircraft Flight, Longman, 1989.
Description Nomenclature of air craft aomponents. Standard atmosphere. Basic aerodynamics: Streamlines, steady fluid motion, incompressible flow, Bernoulli"s equation, Mach number, Pressure and airspeed measurement, Boundry layer, Reynolds number, Laminar and Turbo-lent flow. Airfoils and Wings: Pressure coefficient and lift calculation, Critical Match number, Wave drag, Finite wings, Included drag, Swept wings, Aircraft Performance: Steady level flight, Altitude effects, Absolute ceiling, Steady climbibg flight, Energy methods, Range and Endurance, Sustained lecel turn, Pull-up, V-n diagram, Take off and landing. Longitudinal static stability and control, Neutral point.
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