Academic Catalog

AEE489 COM.ASS.ANA.OF AIRCRAFT PERF.,STA.&CON

Course Code: 5720489
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. GNEN GRSOY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720172
Set 2: 5720182
One of the sets above should be completed before taking AEE489 COM.ASS.ANA.OF AIRCRAFT PERF.,STA.&CON.

Course Content

Review of the equations of motion of a rigid aircraft. Definition and evaluation of stability derivatives. Derivation of transfer functions for stick fixed flight. Computerized analysis of longitudinal static and dynamic stability and control characteristics of an aircraft. Computerized analysis of lateral static and dynamic stability and control characteristics of an aircraft. Performance equations of an aircraft. Computerized analysis of point, path and take-off performance characteristics of an aircraft. Computer project for the analysis of a sample aircraft.