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AER 416

Flight Mechanics

Aircraft and spacecraft anatomy. Atmospheric properties. Basic Aerodynamics, source of aerodynamic forces, and aerodynamic shapes. Lift, drag and moment characteristics of aircraft. Mach number effects on lift and drag. Piston, turboprop and turbofan engine performance characteristics. Introduction to steady level flight, climb and descent. Introduction to helicopter flight mechanics. Introduction to orbital flight.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

AER 316

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Aerospace