MAE 503: Flight Mechanics

Aircraft concepts including performance prediction and optimization, flight and maneuver envelopes, and steady flight performance. Additional topics: longitudinal static stability and trim; aircraft dynamics; development, separation and solution of aircraft equations of motion; natural modes; dynamic stability; sensors and actuators; and design of stability augmentation and autopilot systems.

Total Credit Hours: 3
Spring 2020
MAE 303 with a grade of C or better and MAE 340. Pre- or corequisite: MAE 436.
Brett Newman
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Weekly Live Sessions

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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