Area of Study
Aerospace Engineering, Physics
Taught In English
MMAN2400; Exclusion: AERO3400, MECH3400
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course covers introductory and intermediate topics related to analysis and design of airframes:Aerospace Materials and their Properties:Lightweight Materials - Alloys and CompositesTensors - Stress, Strain, InvariantsFailure PredictionMaterial Degradation - Fatigue, Corrosion, WearAnalysis of Composite MaterialsClassical Airframe Analysis:Airframe LoadsStressed Skin Design PhilosophyRole of Airframe ComponentsThin-walled ApproximationStructural Idealisation:Analysis of Indeterminate TrussesBending, Shear and Torsion of Complex BeamsDetailed Stressing - Joints and Cut-outsStructural Instability and AeroelasticityBuckling of Columns and PlatesStiffened Panel Analysis and DesignAeroelasticity - Divergence, Control Reversal and Flutter
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.