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

  • Mechanical Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Aerodynamics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Mechanical Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Aerodynamics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Space technologies minor, 2017-2018, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Aerodynamics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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