Aerospace Design I

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Aerospace Design I

  • Host University

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Aerospace Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


    Aerospace Materials I and II
    Engineering Graphics
    Thermal Engineering
    Aerospace Structures

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Aerospace Design I (251 - 15348)
    Study: Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering
    Semester 2/Spring Semester
    3RD Year Course/Upper Division

    Students Are Expected To Have Completed:

    Aerospace Materials I and II
    Engineering Graphics
    Thermal Engineering
    Aerospace Structures

    Compentences and Skills that will be Acquired and Learning Results:

    The goal of this course is that the student acquires a basic knowledge of aerospace design and manufacturing.

    Description of Contents: Course Description

    1. Introduction to production.
    2. Manufacturing cost estimating.
    3. Geometrical and dimensional specification.
    4. Metrology.
    5. Metal casting processes.
    6. Forming and shaping processes.
    7. Machining processes.
    8. Nontraditional manufacturing processes.
    9. Automation of Manufacturing Processes.

    Learning Activities and Methodology:

    Theory sessions.
    Problem sessions working individually and in groups.

    Assessment System:

    End-of-term exam (60%)
    Continuous evaluation (40%)

    The following requirements have to be met in order to pass the subject:

    1) to have a MINIMUM mark of 4.0/10 in the end-of-term exam;
    2) to have a minimum overall mark of 5.0/10 (weighing 60% the end-of-term exam mark and 40% the mark of the continuous evaluation).

    Basic Bibliography:

    S. Kalpakjian & S. R. Schmid. Manufacturing and Engineering Technology. Prentice Hall; 6th Revised edition . 2009

    Additional Bibliography:

    Mikell P. Groover (Author). Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems. JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC.. 2012

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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