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Unformatted text preview: the form of its wings, and ending with the coolest aircraft, the 787. The 787 is the coolest aircraft because its structure is mainly made of composite materials. Next on the Aerospace presentation the topic of smart materials was introduced. These smart materials are metals that change form (bend) when applied a stimulant. They talked about how if this smart materials could be use on airplanes just as they have been used on smart skis, smart bikes, etc. And the possibility of harvesting energy by using this smart materials. Then the subject was changed to robotics and dynamics & control, where they put us a video of robots playing soccer, which was very fun. Then to finish off they made us take the quiz Say the color not the word....
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2009 for the course ENGR 111 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '07
- Aerospace Engineering