Engineering Aerodynamics

Engineering Aerodynamics

A specialisation in Engineering Aerodynamics will provide you with the essential skills to analyse and model a flowfield around an aircraft or helicopter using computational fluid dynamics models and first principle methods.

This specialisation will also provide you with an insight into the behaviour of aircraft when flexibility is included as well as help you understand how to correlate experimental and computational data.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Engineering Aerodynamics

Students complete 18 credit points to achieve this specialisation.
Students complete 18 credit points from the following:
AERO4260
Aerodynamics 2
6    P AMME2200 OR AMME2261
Semester 1
AERO5200
Advanced Aerodynamics
6    A BE in the area of Aerospace Engineering or related Engineering field.
P AERO9260 or AERO8260 or AERO3260

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
AERO5206
Rotary Wing Aircraft
6    A Prior Learning: concepts from 3000 level Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics will be applied to Rotary Wing Vehicles in this unit.
P (AERO3260 OR AERO9260 or AERO8260) AND (AERO3560 OR AERO9560 or AERO8560)
Semester 2
AMME5202
Computational Fluid Dynamics
6    A Partial differential equations; Finite difference methods; Taylor series; Basic fluid mechanics including pressure, velocity, boundary layers, separated and recirculating flows. Basic computer programming skills.
P [(MECH3261 AND AMME2000) OR (AERO3260 AND AMME2000)] OR ENGG5202 OR MECH8261
Semester 1
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Aeronautical stream. Additional stream elective units should be taken as per the Aeronautical stream table.