Study Guide@lith
 

Linköping Institute of Technology

 
 
Valid for year : 2017
 
TMAL02 Aircraft and Vehicle Design, 6 ECTS credits.
/Flyglära /

For:   AER   M   MEC   MI  

 

Prel. scheduled hours: 42
Rec. self-study hours: 118

  Area of Education: Technology

Main field of studies: Mechanical Engineering

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G2

Aim:
The course gives fundamental knowledge and understanding of the factors that affects the configuration and dimensioning of an airplane.

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Solid Mechanics, Engineering Materials, Machine Elements, Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer.

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Organisation:
The teaching consists of lectures, lessons, computational exercises and educational study visits.

Course contents:
  • Lift and how lift is produced
  • Drag and drag calculations
  • Propulsion: different ways of producing thrust
  • Performance and performance calculations
  • Stability and control
  • Different aircraft configurations and why they look the way they do
  • Basics on aircraft dimensioning
  • Aircraft dimensioning


Course literature:
J. Andersson ?oIntroduction to flight",
Lecture slides/handouts


Examination:
Written examination
Computer exercises/reports
4 ECTS
2 ECTS
 



Course language is Swedish/English.
Department offering the course: IEI.
Director of Studies: Mikael Axin
Examiner: Petter Krus
Link to the course homepage at the department


Course Syllabus in Swedish

Linköping Institute of Technology

 


Contact: TFK , val@tfk.liu.se
Last updated: 10/17/2017