|Module code||MLV 420|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Introduction to aerodynamics and aeronautics. Fundamental physical quantities of flowing gas. Equations of state. Anatomy of an airplane. Atmospheriology. Basic aerodynamics. Elementary compressible flow. The Kutta-Joukowski Theorem. Introduction to viscous flow. Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layers. Skin friction. Transition Flow Separation. Airfoil nomenclature. Lift, drag and moment coefficients. Pressure coefficients. Airfoil data. Wing properties. Circulation, downwash, and induced drag. Span efficiency. Stall. High-lift devices. Drag. Propeller theory. Elements of airplane and flight performance. Range, endurance and payload. Principles of static stability and control.
|Contact time||1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week|
|Language of tuition||English|
|Academic organisation||Mechanical and Aeronautical En|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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