Course Title: Theory Of Flight
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: AERO5383
Course Title: Theory Of Flight
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)
Course Contact : Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Course Teacher: Ms. Yadana Wai
Contact Details: Location: City Campus, 57.5.20
Telephone: 9925 4461
Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
Yr 10 or trade level mathematics
The purpose of this learning unit is to provide competency based training to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge for understanding the principles of aerodynamics from subsonic through to supersonic flight. This course provides an understanding of:
• Conditions of flight
• Lift and forces
• Wing theory
• Lift augmentation
• Aircraft control
• Aircraft speed
• Experimental techniques
• Wind tunnel testing.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
NAM07 Theory of Flight
1. Describe the effects and applicability of the terms and conditions relating to airflow
2. Explain the principles of operation relating to aerofoils and lift augmentation
3. Explain the conditions that relate to flight stability and control
4. Explain the factors that affect an aircraft in subsonic and high speed flight
Details of Learning Activities
Tutorial sessions will be scheduled in accordance with the students need.
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1.Driekorn, M, 1995. Aviation Industry Quality Systems ISO 9000 and the Federal Aviation Regulations, ASQC Quality Press, Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
Class notes and exercises
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.
Participants are required to complete all the assessment tasks to pass the course.
Assessment Item 1 (40%): Assignment
Assessment Item 2 (60%): Exam
As all assessment items involve group work contribution, all members within the group will receive the same grade. If team members believe that a member has not contributed equally and deserves the group assessment grade, a detailed report in writing is to be submitted to Yadana Wai by Friday 30 th October 2009. No individual projects will be accepted.
PA 50 – 59%
CR 60 – 69%
DI 70 – 79%
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