This unit aims to develop an understanding of the application of design to the modern aerospace industry. Students will gain an overview of how to manage a design team and will also gain skills in carrying out detailed design problems. Course content will include: Design requirements; Sources of information for aircraft design; Configuration design: performance, weight and balance, propulsion; Aerodynamic design: lift, drag and control; Structural design: loads, materials; Philosophies of design and analysis; System design: requirements and specification; System design procedures; systems integration.
Lectures, Project Work - in class, Project Work - own time
Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.
AERO1400 and AERO2703 and AERO3465
AERO3260 and AERO3261 and AERO3360 and AERO3460 AND AERO3560