This module is intended to extend the theory of EG-293 Aerodynamics & EG-335 Gas Dynamics and apply it in the context of aerodynamic design across a range of length scales, Reynolds and Mach numbers. A number of case studies will be used to explore the concepts of aerodynamic design ranging from subsonic civilian aircraft to aerodynamic design in nature and hypersonic space vehicles. The course is split into four sections: subsonic, transonic, supersonic and hypersonic. By the end of the course students should have developed a good understanding of why aerospace vehicles operating in these different speed regimes with varying mission objectives look the way they do from an aerodynamic perspective.
This module provides an introduction to the development of basic mathematical models for describing the flow of fluids. The techniques that are available for developing analytical and simple numerical solutions will be presented and the solutions obtained will be used to gain an understanding of flows of different types.
2011 - Present
1997 - Present