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01 Aug 25 - Course Intro - AOE 2104Intro to Aerospace...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style AOE 2104—Intro to Aerospace Engineering Fall 2009 Virginia Tech Lecture 1 25 August 2009 Welcome to AOE 2104- Introduction to Aerospace Engineering Lecture 1 Course Introduction, History and Some Basic Principles
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Virginia Tech Lecture 1 VT Design Build Fly Newcomers Meeting Monday Aug 31st, 2009 on the Second Floor of Randolph (Usually 216) VT AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Usually Meet in Randolph on the Second Floor. Stay Tuned for Updates as I get them AOE 2104—Intro to Aerospace Engineering Fall 2009 25 August 2009
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Click to edit Master subtitle style Virginia Tech Lecture 1 Instructor Information: Erin Crede Email: ecrede@vt.edu Office: 301 Femoyer Office Hours: Mon and Wed 3-4 or by appointment Karen Scott Email: kmlscott@vt.edu Office: 209 Femoyer Office Hours: TBA Final exam: Monday, December 15, 1:05 -3:05 PM Course Information: Final Exam: Monday 14 Dec. 7:45-9:45 Text: Anderson, John D., Introduction to Flight, Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill Review the Syllabus on Blackboard AOE 2104—Intro to Aerospace Engineering Fall 2009 25 August 2009
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Virginia Tech Lecture 1 25 August 2009 AOE 2104—Intro to Aerospace Engineering Fall 2009 Course Objectives: This course is an overview of aerospace engineering from a design perspective; introductory aerodynamics, lift, drag, and the standard atmosphere; aircraft performance, stability, and control; propulsion; structures; rocket and spacecraft trajectories and orbits. Textbook: Anderson, John D., Introduction to Flight, Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill Section 1 – Aerodynamics Introduction to elements of aircraft design, aerodynamics, the standard atmosphere, wings, airfoils, high lift devices and aircraft aerodynamics in general. Section 2 – Aircraft Flight Mechanics (Performance, Stability and Control) Nomenclature, definitions and conventions. Equilibrium flight. The concepts of static and dynamic stability in pitch, yaw and roll. Thrust and drag models, Level and climbing flight performance. Optimum flight considerations. Section 3 – Space Flight Space related topics including space applications, space environment, orbital mechanics and launch vehicles. Section 4 – Structures This will cover a discussion of the structural considerations in aircraft design and critical issues to structural design; including stresses, loads and materials. Grading: Assignments ( no late submission will be accepted ) 25% Section Exams 45% Projects 10% Final Exam (comprehensive) 20%
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Virginia Tech Lecture 1 25 August 2009 AOE 2104—Intro to Aerospace Engineering Fall 2009 The course will covering the following topics: Standard Atmosphere (Karen) Aerodynamics (Erin) Fluid Forces and Moments (Erin)
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