Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3840451
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 9.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3840342
The course set above should be completed before taking ASE451 AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN .

Course Content

Conceptual design of fised wing aircraft. Aircraft sizing. Aifoil and geometry selection. Thrust to weight ratio and wing loading. Configuration layout. Propulsion and fuel system integration. Landing gear and subsystems. Weights and balance. Stability, control and handling qualities. Performance and flight mechanics. Cost. Certification and qualification.