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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Selected Topics from Airplane Design

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Code Completion Credits Range
W22O009 ZK 3P+1C
Lecturer:
Robert Theiner, Svatomír Slavík
Tutor:
Robert Theiner, Svatomír Slavík
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Phases of airplane design. Lay-out design. Mass analysis. Essential design parameters. Propulsion unit. Design of essential airplane parts. Assessment of performance, stability and control. Optimization of design parameters based on performance and handling qualities.

Requirements:

Completing the courses: Low Speed Aerodynamics, High Speed Aerodynamics, Mechanics of Flight.

Syllabus of lectures:

Phases of airplane design.

Lay-out design.

Introductory assessment of airplane mass.

Essential design parameters.

Propulsion unit.

Mass analysis. Centre of gravity.

Assessment of performance parameters.

Design of essential airplane parts (wings, fuselage, tail units).

Assessment of stability and control.

Optimization of design parameters from the analysis of performance and handling qualities (airfoils, wing plan form, high lift devices, control surfaces, undercarriage, propulsion unit).

Specific features of high speed airplanes.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Individual project.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Torenbeek E.: Synthesis of Subsonic Airplane Design.

Stinton D.: The Design of The Airplane.

Raymer D. P.: Aircraft Design.

Kücheman D.: The Aerodynamic Design of Aircraft.

Eger S.M.: Airplane Design. (In Russian.)

Anderson J.D.: Aircraft Performance and Design.

Daněk V.: Airplane Design. (In Czech.)

Note:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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