AE402E - Fluid mechanics, aerodynamics

AE402E - Fluid mechanics, aerodynamics

Objectives

General objective:

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- explain the principles of flight
- list the main flight envelope limitations due to aerodynamics
- apply the basics of fluid mechanics for perfect viscous fluids

Detailed objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- list the units used in aerodynamics
- list the magnitude of main aerodynamics data
- identify the main aircraft components and their function
- identify airfoil and wing relevant elements
- explain the physical phenomena involved and their influence on aerodynamic forces
- identify the associated flight envelope limitations
- explain influence of compressibility
- list the main test methods used in wind tunnels
- state the main laws and equations used in fluid mechanics
- explain the differences between an inviscid and a viscous fluid
- explain the differences between an incompressible and a compressible fluid
- apply these notions to basic cases

Hours

  • Lectures : 32
  • Supervised Work : 4
  • Labs work : 4

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 2

This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits 4

Number of hours 42

Teaching language
Anglais

Contact(s)

Anne HENRIC

Phone : +33 5 62 17 43 52

Email : anne.henric @ enac.fr

Olivier ROUZAUD

Phone : +33 5 62 25 29 76

Email : rouzaud @ onera.fr

Peter SCHMOLLGRUBER

Phone : 05 62 25 28 61

Email : peter.schmollgruber @ onera.fr