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Courses - Fall 2023
Engineering, Aerospace Department Site
Incompressible Aerodynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS271, (MATH240 or MATH461), PHYS270, MATH246, ENAE283, ENES220, ENAE202, MATH241, and ENES232.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Aerospace program; or permission of ENGR-Aerospace Engineering department; and junior standing or higher.
Aerodynamics of inviscid incompressible flows. Aerodynamic forces and moments. Fluid statics/buoyancy force. Vorticity, circulation, the stream function and the velocity potential. Bernoulli's and Laplace's equations. Flows in low speed wind tunnels and airspeed measurement. Potential flows involving sources and sinks, doublets, and vortices. Development of the theory of airfoils and wings.