Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5720451
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SERKAN ZGEN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720342
Set 2: 5720343
One of the sets above should be completed before taking AEE451 AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DESIGN.

Course Content

Conceptual design of fixed wing aircraft. Aircraft sizing. Airfoil and geometry selection. Thrust to weight ratio and wing loading. Configuration layout. Propulsion and fuel systems integration. Landing gear and subsystems. Aerodynamics. Weights and balance. Stability, control and handling qualities. Performance and flight mechanics. Cost.