22.483 Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics

Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3856
Status Active

Fundamentals of subsonic aerodynamics. Atmosphere models. Air speed measurement, boundary layers, aerodynamic heating. Circulation, downwash, and three-dimensional wing theory. Airfoil data, and lift and drag of aircraft components. Power required and power available. Introduction to aircraft performance calculations.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 22.213 Dynamics and 22.381 Fluid Mechanics.