Academic Catalog

AEE341 AERODYNAMICS I

Course Code: 5720341
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. NLAY SEZER UZOL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720244
Set 2: 5720241
One of the sets above should be completed before taking AEE341 AERODYNAMICS I .

Course Content

Potential flow theory, complex potential, flow around a cylinder, lift, conformal mapping, Joukowsky airfoil, aerodynamic coefficients, panel method. Thin airfoil theory, Kutta condition, Kelvins Circulation Theorem, symmetrical and cambered airfoils, flapped airfoil. Finite wing; lifting line theory, general wing loading. Slender wing theory, pressure distribution, aerodynamic coefficients.
Prerequisite:AEE 244 or consent of the department.