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Area/Catalogue
AERO 2049

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105321

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with knowledge of advanced aerodynamics.

Course content

Review of aerodynamic fundamentals

Forces acting and methods of controlling a multi engine aircraft in asymmetric flight

High speed manoeuvre and gust envelopes

Concepts of supersonic flight

Flow through a duct

Compressibility effects on a conventional aerofoil as Mach number increases

Design for high speed flight

The swept wing

Aspects of aircraft control at high speeds

Introduction to supersonic aerodynamics

Engine considerations for turboprop and turbojet engines

Aerodynamic effects from failure of aircraft components during flight

Stall characteristics for large transport category aircraft

Textbook(s)

Kermode, A.C. 2012, Mechanics of Flight, 12th , Pearson

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
AERO 1015 Aerodynamics 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Test N/A 25% 1 hour
Test N/A 25% 1 hour
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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