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Courses - Fall 2019
ENAE
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ENAE481
Principles of Aircraft Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENAE324, ENAE362, and ENAE432.
Corequisite: ENAE414.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Aerospace program; or permission of ENGR-Aerospace Engineering department.
Aircraft design principles blending both synthesis and analysis. The iterative nature of the design process. Applied aerodynamics. Elements of aircraft performance calculation and optimization. Design of aircraft including payload, crew and avionics provisions, propulsion selection and sizing, aerodynamic configuration optimization, mass properties, stability and control characteristics, and vehicle subsystems. Individual student projects in aircraft design.
This course is restricted to students in the AHS Helicopter Design Compe tition and requires permission of the department to enroll.