Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Aerodynamics

ME-445

Lecturer(s) :

Mulleners Karen Ann J

Language:

English

Summary

This course will provide the fluid dynamic background to understand how air flows around two- and three-dimensional wings and bodies and to understand the aerodynamics forces and moments acting on the objects as a result of the air flow.

Content

INTRODUCTION:
- Basic concepts
- Definitions
- Fundamental equations
STEADY INCOMPRESSIBLE FLOW PAST WINGS AND BODIES
- Potential flow
- Infinite wing theory
- Finite wing theory
UNSTEADY AERODYNAMICS
- Flapping wing flight
- Rotary wing air vehicles and wind turbines
APPLIED AERODYNAMICS
- Flow control
- Wing design

Keywords

airfoil, lift, drag, unsteady aerodynamics, flow separation, flow control

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

 

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures, written exercises

Assessment methods

Written examination

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

 

 

 

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14 ELA1   
14-15    
15-16 ELA1   
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German