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AE 550. Dynamics of Flight I. 4 Hours.

Introduction to Tensors Algebra. Frames and coordinates in dynamics systems. General equations of motion of rigid airplanes and reduction to steady state flight situations. Steady state forces and moments. Stability derivatives. Static stability, control and trim. Trim envelope. Relationships with handling quality requirements. Engine-out flight. Effects of the control system. Implications to airplane design. Prerequisite: AE 211, AE 445, and MATH 220. Corequisite: MATH 290, or permission of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace engineers design, develop, and test aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles and supervise manufacture of these products. They explore advances in air flight and space exploration. Aerospace engineers typically work for aircraft, guided missile and space vehicle industries, national research laboratories, commercial airlines, and federal government agencies.  

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics

...AE 768 (Orbit Determination), and/or AE 771 (Rocket Propulsion) to replace AE 550, AE...

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

...3 AE 507 Aerospace Structures I 3 AE 545 Fundamentals of Aerodynamics 4 AE 550...