AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #6
Due: Friday 03/06/2015
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [5 points] Experimental measurements are made in a low-speed air jet to determine the
drag force on a circular cylinder. Velocity measurements at two sections, where

AAE 333L
Lab 3: Pressure in Aerodynamics
Background
1. Objectives
The objectives of this lab are to study and experience a variety of topics in
aerodynamic pressure. Specifically, you will:
1. Observe and experiment with stagnation, static, and dynamic pr

Homework 4 Solutions
(Due 02/13/2015)
Problem 1:
Given,
2
2
= ( , )where Vr V 1 R cos and V V 1 R sin
2
2
r
r
2
2
P P 1 2 V 2 V sin2
a) Check the continuity equation:
Since the flow is incompressible,
+ ( ) = 0
0
t
( ) = = 0
Since 0 , check if = 0,

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #2
Due: Friday 01/30/2015
(4 problems worth 20 points)
1. [5 points] Anderson, Problem 1.4
2. [5 points] Consider an NACA 2412 airfoil. The numbering system for NACA airfoils
as explained in Anderson, Ch. 4 or on page 4 of

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #3
Due: Friday 02/06/2015
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [10 points] The smaller Ludwig tube, high-speed wind tunnel at the Aerospace
Sciences Lab is designed to study flows at Mach 4. If the air in the Ludwig tube starts

Fluid Mechanics AAE333, Spring 2015
Exam #1: Friday, February 20
9:30 - 10:20 am (in class)
Study Questions:
1) Introductory Concepts
a) What is a fluid?
b) How does a liquid and gas differ? How are they the same?
c) What is the continuum hypothesis and h

AAE 333 Spring 2015
Problem Set #9
Due: Friday 4/10/2015
(4 problems; 20 points total)
1.[5 points] The velocity field of a stationary hurricane can be approximated as a
counterclockwise vortex and a line sink. Thus the velocity potential is
Q
=
ln r
2
2

AAE 333 Spring 2015
Design project
Due: Friday 3/20/2015
(worth 20 points)
Prof. John Sullivan with A. Alexeenko
Quadcopter is a rotary wing UAV based on four rotors located at the ends of a cross
structure as shown below. Quadrotors have clear advantages

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AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #1
Due: Friday 01/23/2015
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [5 points] Robotic airplanes is an attractive concept for scientific observation of Mars
as they can perform detailed, near-surface scientific survey spanning hundre

Homework 2 Solutions
(Due 01/30/2015)
Problem 1:
c = 1m; = 10; pu = 4X104(x-1)2+5.4X104 N/m; pl = 2X104(x-1)2+1.73X105 N/m; u = 288x-0.2
N/m2; l = 731x-0.2 N/m2
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x
V
Here, = 0. Therefore, sin = 0 and cos = 1. Also, the chord of the flate plat

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AAE 333, SPRING 2015
Midterm Exam 1
INSTRUCTIONS:
DO NOT OPEN THIS TEST UNTIL TOLD TO DO SO
THIS TEST IS CLOSED BOOKS AND CLOSED NOTES
You can use one-page formula sheet.
Show your work to receive credit.
Hand this test sheet in with your papers.
F

Homework 2 Solution
1. c = 1m; = 10; pu = 4X104(x-1)2+5.4X104 N/m; pl = 2X104(x-1)2+1.73X105 N/m
u = 288x-0.2 N/m2 ; l = 731x-0.2 N/m2
Here, = 0. Therefore, sin = 0 and cos = 1. Also, the chord of the flate plate is along x.
The thickness of the plate alo

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Fall 2015
Homework #2
Due: Friday 09/11/2015
(4 problems worth 20 points)
1. [5 points] Consider an infinitely thin flat plate with a 1 m chord at an angle of attack of
10 in a supersonic flow. The pressure and shear stress distribu

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Fall 2015
Homework #4
Due: Friday 09/25/2015
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [10 points] Velocity field for inviscid, incompressible flow around a circular cylinder
of radius R has the following form in the cylindrical coordinate sy

Homework 3 Solutions
Problem 1:
=
=
a) If a is the initial acceleration in the negative x-direction, we know that a = a.
= + 0
At the surface P = Patm.
0
= +
=
0.4 0.2
=
1
9.81
= 0.2 9.81
= 1.962 2
Acceleration is to the right.
There is no change i

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Fall 2015
Homework #3
Due: Friday 09/18/2015
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [5 points] The tank of water in the following picture accelerates to the right.
a) Compute the acceleration a in m/s2. Does the solution change if the flui

Homework 4 Solutions
(Due 09/25/2015)
Problem 1:
Given,
2
2
= ( , )where Vr = V 1 R cos and V = V 1+ R sin
r2
r2
2
2
P = P + 1 2 V 2 V sin 2
a) Check the continuity equation: + = 0 in cylindrical coordinates
Since the flow is incompressible,
=0
t
=

NAME
1. [25 points] Lift (L) of generated by a apping wing Micro Air Vehicle (MAV)
depends on the freestream density (pm), reestream velocity (V w), freestream Viscosity
(um), apping frequency (f), wing chord (c) and wing span (b).
a)[15 points] Apply B

Homework #12 (Last!)
Due: Friday 5/1/2014
(4 problems; 25 points total)
1.[5 points] Fill-out blank lecture notes on pages 4-38 and 4-39.
2.[5 points] One means of reducing drag is to use boundary layer suction to delay transition from
laminar to turbulen

AAE 333 Spring 2015
Homework #7 Part 1
Due: Friday 03/13/2015
(2 problems; 10 points total)
1.[5 points] In the book The Hunt for Red October a Russian submarine is described which
uses a silent `caterpillar' drive instead of a propeller. Even though the

AAE333 Fluid Mechanics
Homework #4
Due: Friday 02/13/2015
(4 problems worth 20 points)
1. [10 points] Velocity field for inviscid, incompressible flow around a circular cylinder
of radius R has the following form in the
cylindrical coordinate system:
2
=

AAE 333 Fall 2014 Homework 3, Due beginning of lecture, Friday, September 5.
Show your work throughout, explaining the mathematics which you perform. Track units through all
calculations and work in the system of units in which the problem is assigned.
1.

AAE 333 Spring 2007
Problem Set #6
Due: Friday 3/2/2007
(3 problems; 20 points total)
1.[10 points] You are designing a new rocket spacecraft and decided to test a small model.
The total initial mass of the rocket model is M(0) = 10 kg and 90% of the mass

AAE 333 Spring 2007
Problem Set #3
Due: Friday 2/2/2007
(3 problems worth 20 points)
1. [10 points] For this design problem you can work in teams of up to three members.
In 2005 Defense Advancement Research Project Agency announced WALRUS global
reach air

AAE 333 Spring 2007
Problem Set #4
Due: Friday 2/9/2007
1.[10 points] Velocity field for inviscid, incompressible flow around a circular cylinder of
radius R
has the following form in the cylindrical coordinate system:
2
2
=V r ,V where V r =V 1 R cos an

Name:
QUIZZ 1
AAE333, Fall 2007
Time: 25 min/Total 30 points
1. [1 point each] What are the dimensions in primary SI units of the following fluid properties:
(a) density:
(b) velocity:
(c) pressure:
(d) shear stress:
(e) viscosity:
(f) volumetric flow rat