EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #7
Assigned: March 23, 2015
Due: March 30, 2015
Problem #1 (30 points): Short Problem 4.8 from the book (pg. 262).
Problem #2 (30 points): Short Problem 4.9 from the book (pg. 262).
Problem #3 (40 points): Aircraft
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #5
Assigned: March 2, 2015
Due: March 9, 2015
Problem #1 (20 points): Short Problem 3.1 from the book (pg. 127).
Problem #2 (20 points): Short Problem 3.2 from the book (pg. 127).
Problem #3 (60 points): Consider t
Term Project
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Spring 2015
Purpose: As engineering professionals, it is expected that you will be able to produce clear written
documentation of your technical work as well as present to customers, sponsors, supervisors, etc.
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #8
Assigned: April 8, 2015
Due: April 15, 2015
Problem #1 (60 points): The longitudinal characteristic equation of an aircraft is given by:
(1)
( 2)
D1 ( s ) = A1s 4 + B1s 3 + C1s 2 + D1s + E1 = 100s 4 409 s 3 2211
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #3
Assigned: February 9, 2015
Due: February 16, 2015
Problem #1 (20 points): Please answer the following:
(5 points): What was the purpose of the introduction of wing sweep angle?
(5 points): What are the three pri
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Spring 2015
K.B. Phillips
Aircraft Basics Airplanes 101
Section 1: Aircraft Components
Fuselage: The body of the aircraft which typically holds passengers and cargo. It holds the other pieces
of the aircraft together. The c
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #2
Assigned: February 2, 2015
Due: February 9, 2015
Problem #1 (30 points): Given the following wing geometric parameters (see figure 2.13 on pg. 45):
C R1 = 30.0 ft , C R2 = 20.0 ft , CT = 15.0 ft , b1 = 68.0 ft ,
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #1
Assigned: January 26, 2015
Due: February 2, 2015
Problem #1 (10 points): What control surface typically controls the (a) roll, (b) pitch, (c) and yaw
motions on a conventional and healthy aircraft? (d) What devi
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #4
Assigned: February 16, 2015
Due: February 23, 2015
Problem #1 (40 points): The complete aircraft dynamics with respect to a body reference frame and with
respect to an Earth-based inertial reference frame can be
EN.530.425: Mechanics of Flight
Homework #6
Assigned: March 9, 2015
Due: March 23, 2015
Problem #1 (30 points): In class we extensively discussed the two most important lateral directional stability
derivatives:
cl = cl
WB
cn = cn
WB
+ cl + cl
H
V
+ cn
Conservation of the Angular Momentum
Equations (CAME)
d
dr '
=
A dt dV
dt V
A
V
g dV + ( FA + FT ) dS
Linear Momentum Equation
S
d
dr '
'
'
'
r A dt dV = V r A g dV + r ( FA + FT ) dS Angular Momentum Equation
dt V
S
Using: r ' = ' + r
rP
r = ' rP'
r