Course Title: Aerodynamics 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Aerodynamics 2

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in aerodynamics and stability analysis, problem solving, and high speed flight.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5389 Aerodynamics 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH737 Aerodynamics 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss and perform calculations relating to aircraft longitudinal static stability.
2. Discuss and perform aerodynamic calculations for manoeuvring flight.
3. Discuss and apply formulae for the calculation of aircraft range and endurance.
4. Describe the characteristics of supersonic airflow and perform related calculations.
5. Discuss transonic and supersonic airflow around aerofoils and perform related calculations.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing pratical tasks to aerospace standard.