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Course Objectives

This course intended to introduce the fundamental concepts of aeroelasticity and prepare the learner for future development in the field

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO's)

By the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
  1. Identify the different types of aeroelastic problems
  2. Solve problems involving wing deformations under aerodynamic loading
  3. Determine divergence and control reversal speeds for a straight wing
  4. Prepare computer code to solve the static aeroelastic problems
  5. Solve the 1-D panel flutter problem under thermal loading
  6. Solve simplified wing flutter problems

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Spring 2014 Schedule


Lecture #
Topic
Assignments
ILO's
1*
10/2/2014



2*
19/2/2014



3*
26/2/2014



4*
5/3/2014



1
12/3/2014
Introduction – The Aeroelastic Problem
Panel Flutter Project – Numerical

2
18/3/2014
Approximate Solutions – Weighted Residual Methods


3
25/3/2014
Approximate Solutions – Weighted Residual Methods


4
2/4/2014
Approximate Solutions – Stationary Functional Methods


5
9/4/2014
Approximate Solutions – Stationary Functional Methods


6
16/4/2014
Static Aeroelasticity – Divergence


7
23/4/2014
Static Aeroelasticity – Divergence


8
30/4/2014
Static Aeroelasticity – Wing Deformation: Torsion


9
7/5/2014
Static Aeroelasticity – Wing Deformation: Bending


10
14/5/2014
Static Aeroelasticity – Control Reversal


11
21/5/2014
Dynamic Aeroelasticity – Simple Wing Flutter