Academic Catalog

MINOR PROGRAM(S) IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Minor Program in Aeropropulsion

The aim of this minor program is to provide students, who are interested in aeronautics, basic information about the methods of approach and facts on aeronautical propulsion systems.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
AEE172 INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE 3 3 0 4.0
AEE231 THERMODYNAMICS 4 4 0 5.5
AEE334 PROPULSION SYSTEMS I 4 3 2 6.0
AEE372 FLIGHT MECHANICS 3 3 0 4.5
AEE435 PROPULSIONS SYSTEMS II 3 3 0 6.0
AEE438 AIRCRAFT ENGINE DESIGN 3 2 2 12.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 20

Minor Program in Aerodynamics

The aim of this minor program in aerodynamics is to give the basic information on aerodynamics of aeronautical systems to students who are interested in aeronautics.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
AEE172 INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE 3 3 0 4.0
AEE244 FLUID MECHANICS 4 4 0 6.0
AEE341 AERODYNAMICS I 4 3 2 6.0
AEE342 AERODYNAMICS II 4 3 2 6.0
AEE372 FLIGHT MECHANICS 3 3 0 4.5
AEE451 AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DESIGN 3 2 2 8.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 21

Minor Program in Aerostructure

Structural engineers, who are interested in aerospace structures, will find a high technology field of activity if they learn the essential aspects of aerospace engineering related to this field. The aim of this minor program is to give students the opportunity to know basics of this interdisciplinary field.

Compulsory Courses


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Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
AEE172 INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE 3 3 0 4.0
AEE264 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 4 4 0 5.5
AEE361 APPLIED ELASTICITY 3 3 0 5.0
AEE362 AEROSPACE STRUCTURES 4 4 0 5.5
AEE372 FLIGHT MECHANICS 3 3 0 4.5
Any 1 of the following set ..
AEE462 DESIGN OF AEROSPACE STRUCTURES 3 2 2 12.0
AEE469 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS 4 3 2 5.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 21

Minor Program in Flight Vehicle Control

This minor program is designed for students of other departments who may have specializations in various fields but are not acquainted with aerospace systems. This program aims at providing the fundamental background on important aspects of aerospace flight vehicles and their control, so that they may easily be employed in aerospace industries.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
AEE172 INTRODUCTION TO AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE 3 3 0 4.0
AEE341 AERODYNAMICS I 4 3 2 6.0
AEE372 FLIGHT MECHANICS 3 3 0 4.5
AEE384 AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEMS I 3 3 0 5.0
AEE483 AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEMS II 4 4 0 5.0
AEE484 INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 5.0
AEE486 SPACECRAFT DYNAMICS 3 3 0 5.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 19