Low Speed Aerodynamics

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Low Speed Aerodynamics

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    The module builds on the concepts introduced in Mechanics of Fluids I to study inviscid, incompressible flow over aircraft wings. The concepts of stream function, velocity potential, vorticity and circulation are developed and exact solutions of flow over some simple two-dimensional bodies are discussed. From this basis, methods are developed for calculating forces and moments on thin wing sections and finite-span wings in low-speed flow.

    Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 30.0% Coursework
    Level: 5

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