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2019/2020

Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

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2221139 Z,ZK 5 3P+2C Czech
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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Basic knowledge of external and internal aerospace adn industrial aerodynamics. Patterns of gas dynamics and applying them into aerodynamics. Measuring speed in low speed and high speed flowfields. Aerodynamic coefficients and similarity numbers, principals of model measuring in aerodynamic tunnels. Aerodynamic characteristics of profiles, wings and aircrafts (subsonic, transsonic and supersonic wrapping). Flow in diffusers, nozzles and grids).

Requirements:

Fluid Dynamics.

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Study Objective:

Properties of fluids. International standard atmosphere. Aerodynamic forces and moments. Parameters influencing aerodynamic coefficients. Dimensional analyses. Fundamental laws of gas motion. Measurement of flight speed. Fundamentals of experimental aerodynamics. Airfoils, geometric and aerodynamic characteristics. Pressure distribution, lift, drag, pitching moment. Airfoil families. High lift devices, air brakes. Wing aerodynamics, geometric and aerodynamic characteristics. Origin of induced quantities. Interaction of the wing and other parts of the airplane. Ground effect. High speed flow of compressible fluids. Mach number, Laval nozzle. Shock waves. Airfoil and wing at subsonic velocities. Swept wing.

Study materials:

Brož V.: Aerodynamika nízkých rychlostí, skripta FS ČVUT, 1981

Anderson, J. D. Jr., : Fundamentals of Aerodynamics. McGraw-Hill, 2007

Anderson, J. D. Jr., : Introduction to Flight. McGraw-Hill, New York, 2005

Phillips, W. F. : Mechanics of Flight. John Wiley & Sons, 2004

Bertin, J. J., : Aerodynamics for Engineers. Prentice-Hall, 2002

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