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AERO2460: Aerospace Design 1

2024 unit information

An introduction to aerospace design methods and certification requirements; design of fundamental aerospace structure components (struts, bolts, lugs, rivets, undercarriages, engine moments, external structures); and different loading conditions (design and off-design, gyroscopic, cyclic, vibration, landing). Students also learn how to produce standard engineering drawings using a CAD package. Students are expected to produce professional design reports to demonstrate compliance with regulations. The unit draws on the materials, statics, and mechanics units from year 1, together with year 2 units, with a particular emphasis on the application of these techniques in the aerospace context. It is the first of three core aerospace design units in the aeronautical engineering degree curriculum.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic

Code AERO2460
Academic unit Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic
Credit points 6
AERO1400 and (ENGG1801 or ENGG1810) and AMME1802 and AMME1362
AERO3460 or MECH2400
Assumed knowledge:
AERO1560 or ENGG1800. Familiarity with fundamental Aerospace concepts

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Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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