Course Title: Aerodynamics I
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: AERO5389
Course Title: Aerodynamics I
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)
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Teacher Name: Ms. Yadana Wai
Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4461
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Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
MATH5156 Aerospace Mathematics 1
ONPS5098 Aerospace Physics 1
AERO5383 Theory of Flight
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with underpinning knowledge of low speed aerodynamic theory, stability and control.
This course develops the fundamental knowledge in the aerodynamic principles of flight including:
• Longitudinal, lateral and directional static stability
• Steady, straight, gliding, power, thrust and climb calculations.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBH736 Aerodynamics I
1. Measure, draw, discuss and interpret the distribution of aerodynamic forces on a subsonic two dimensional aerofoil.
2. Discuss and perform aerodynamic calculations for airflow boundary layer over flat thin plate.
3. Graph and discuss the relationship between drag, speed and altitude.
4. Perform calculations relating to subsonic airspeed measurement.
5. Observe measure and discuss the effectiveness of various lift augmentation devices.
6. Discuss and graph aspects of aircraft longitudinal static stability and related factors.
7. Discuss and graph factors that affect the lateral and directional stability of an aircraft and perform related calculations.
8. Discuss and perform calculations relating to steady straight and level flight.
9. Discuss and perform calculations relating to steady gliding flight.
10. Discuss, graph and perform calculations involving power and thrust.
11. Discuss, graph and perform aerodynamic calculations for steady climbing flight.
Details of Learning Activities
Lectures and Tutorials
Please refer to the blackboard and S:Drive schedule.
Bertin, J.J & Cummings, R.M., 2009, Aerodynamics for Engineers, Prentice Hall, ISBN-13 978-0-13-227268
Clancy, L.D., 1986, Aerodynamics, Longman Scientific and Technical, ISBN 0582988802
Haughton E.L., 2003, Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, 5th Edition, Elsevier, ISBN 0-7506-5111-3
Shevell, R.S. 1989, Fundamentals of Flight, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0133390608
Overview of Assessment
To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.
There are two assessment tasks for this course.
|Assessment Task||Learning Outcomes|
|Assignment||1 to 11|
|Exam||1 to 11|
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