ADV700 - Advanced Aircraft Design

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Last revision date Jul 15, 2019 12:30:00 AM
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Subject Title
Advanced Aircraft Design

Subject Description
In the two courses ADV700 and ADV800, students employ various aeronautical engineering disciplines, including aerodynamics, performance, stability and control, structures, and propulsion,  in order to design an aircraft to perform a specific mission. These are comprehensive courses dealing with new or modified aircraft design. ADV700 begins with an introduction to the fundamental principles of design and then the courses take students through the complete class one preliminary design process.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the main parameters of aircraft performance that support aircraft design.
  1. Explain aircraft certifications that are used to differentiate aircraft design.
  1. Perform preliminary sizing of an aircraft to satisfy given mission specifications.
  1. Utilize analytical methods, computational methods and trade studies in order to estimate the gross weight, empty weight and maximum fuel weight for a proposed airplane design.              
  1. Use an aircraft design software package to estimate values of the important parameters  for a proposed airplane design.       

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