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Finite wings and effects of wing geometry, viscosity and compressibility. Aerodynamic forces on wings and bodies. Lift, drag and moment coefficients. Scalar and vector fields, stream function and velocity potential. Rotation; vorticity; circulation and lift. Sources, sinks, vortices. Fluid dynamics; substantive derivative, Euler and Bernoulli equations. Flow about a body, superposition of flows, doublets. Kutta-Jukowski theorem and Kutta condition. Thin airfoil theory, symmetrical and cambered airfoils. Introduction to computational fluid dynamics. Panel methods.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
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