AERODYNAMIC DESIGN AND CONTROL OF AIRCRAFTS

Course Information
TitleΑΕΡΟΔΥΝΑΜΙΚΟΣ ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΣ ΑΕΡΟΣΚΑΦΩΝ / AERODYNAMIC DESIGN AND CONTROL OF AIRCRAFTS
Code389
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Seferlis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20001043

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 32
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)1055
Design and StructuresElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)1055

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600171161
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Conceptual, preliminary and detail design of an aircraft based on specific requirements. Presizing and performance assessment of the aircraft (layout, geometry, control systems, engines, aircraft performance)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Keywords
Aerodynamic aircraft design, aircraft control
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures451.5
Project702.3
Written assigments301
Exams50.2
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Projects in aircraft conceptual design (70% of the final grade) + exams at the end of the semester (30% of the final grade)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, J.D. Anderson
Additional bibliography for study
Etkin B., L. D. Reid. Dynamics of Flight – Stability and Control. Wiley, New Jersey, 1996. Aircraft Performance & Design, J. D. Anderson Stevens B. L., F. L. Lewis. Aircraft Control and Simulation. Wiley, New Jersey, 2003. Cook M. V. Flight Dynamics Principles. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2007.
Last Update
30-09-2018