MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 4
Due: Thursday, Feb. 12, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may choose to grade
only a portion of
MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 5
Due: Thursday, March 5, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may choose to grade
only a portion of
MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 7
Due: Tuesday, March 31, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may choose to grade
only a portion of
MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 6
Due: Thursday, March 19, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may choose to grade
only a portion of
MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 1
Due: Thursday, Jan. 22, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may
choose to grade only a portion of
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
MAE 457 Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Course Syllabus Spring 2015
INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Matthew Bryant
Office: 3407 EBIII
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Tu/Th 12:45
MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Homework Assignment 2
Due: Thursday, Jan. 29, at the beginning of class
Instructions:
1. Start each problem on a new sheet. You need to complete all problems. However, we may choose to grade
only a portion of
Problem 1, part a, c, d, b, and e
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Solutions for Homework 1
Problem 3 (20 points)
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b. yaw, pitch, and roll rates about the earthfixed axes
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MAE 457: Flight Vehicle Stability and Control
Project 1 (Analysis Project): Part A
Due: Thursday, March 26
Objective
The overall aim of this project is to estimate the stability and control characteristics of a selected
airplane. As an additional benefit,