Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3840341
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer BARI GUNGORDU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3840244
Set 2: 3650305
One of the sets above should be completed before taking ASE341 AERODYNAMICS I .

Course Content

Potential flow theory, complex potential function, flow around a cylinder, formation of lift, Kutta- Joukovsky theorem, conformal mapping, Joukovsky airfoil, definition of aerodynamic coefficients, Panel Method. Thin airfoil theory, Kutta condition, Kelvin`s circulation theorem, symmetrical and cambered airfoils, lift curve slope and zero lift angle of attack, flapped airfoil. Finite wing , lifting line theory, elliptic and general wing loading. Slender wing theory, pressure distribution, aerodynamic coefficients.