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AE 551. Dynamics of Flight II. 4 Hours.

General equations of motion of rigid airplanes and reduction to perturbed state flight situations. Mathematical modeling of airplane and control system analysis in state space. Dynamic stability, phugoid, short period, dutch roll, roll, spiral, and other important modes. Transfer functions and their application. Relationships with handling quality requirements. Fundamentals of classical control theory and applications to automatic flight controls. Implications to airplane design. Prerequisite: AE 550. 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

...or AE 546 Aerodynamics, Honors AE 550 Dynamics of Flight I 4 AE 551 Dynamics...

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

...except AE 241 Private Flight Course and AE...351 Environmental Geology GEOL 551 Engineering Geology Or...

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

...AE 545 Fundamentals of Aerodynamics 4 AE 550 Dynamics of Flight I 4 AE 551...