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2019/2020

Aeronautics and Astronautics

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E221221 Z,ZK 4 2P+2C
Lecturer:
Karel Barák, Tomáš Čenský, Jan Klesa, Jaroslav Kousal, Jaromír Kučera, Svatomír Slavík
Tutor:
Karel Barák, Tomáš Čenský, Jan Klesa, Jaroslav Kousal, Jaromír Kučera, Svatomír Slavík
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

The course is intended as an introductory course in the field of aircraft technology for bachelor students. The course serves as a theoretical support of the project and bachelor thesis in the field of aircraft technology aimed at aircraft structures, engines and space. The first block is focused on obtaining an overview of aircraft structures and their operating loads, aircraft materials, production technologies and aircraft systems. The second block introduces the basics of aerodynamics. The follow-up enginer section deals with the principles and types of aircraft propulsion units. The space section presents input information inthe field of space technology.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Classification of aircraft, their basic parts. Structure of wings and load transmission.

2. Manoeuvre and gust load factor, load factor envelope.

3. Lift devices and control surfaces.

4. Aircraft systems.

5. Aircraft materials.

6. Aerospace manufacturing technology.

7. Introduction to aeronautical aerodynamics.

8. Experimental aerodynamics.

9. Aircraft propulsion.

10. Aircraft propellers.

11. Space and astrodynamics.

12. Technical solution for space applications.

13. Strength tests of aircraft structures.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Load cases. Load transfer. Limit and ultimate loads.

2. Manoeuvre and gust load factor.

3. Design of the load envelope.

4. Undercarriages and shock absorbers.

5. Examples of applications of metal and composite materials.

6. Joining composite structures.

7. Airfoils.

8. Measurement of speed and pressure.

9. Propulsion and power unit efficiency.

10. Aerodynamic characteristics of propellers.

11. Simple cosmic manoeuvres.

12. Structural and operational problems in the space.

13. Strength tests of aircraft structures.

Study Objective:

To get acquainted with the basics of aircraft structures, engines and astronautics for the needs of bachelor projects and bachelor's theses.

Study materials:

- Cutler, J. Liber, J: Understanding Aircraft Structure, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2005, ISBN 978-1405120326

- Anderson, J. D. Jr: Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, McGraw-Hill, 2011, ISBN 978-0-07-339810-5

- Niu, Michael Chun-Yung.: Composite airframe structures: practical design information and data. 4th published. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Conmilit Press, 2005. ISBN 962-7128-06-6

- Anderson, J. D. Jr: Introduction to Flight, McGraw-Hill, 2015, ISBN 978-0-07-802767-3

- Mcdonald, M. BNadescu,V.: The International Handbook of Space Technology, Springer, 2014, ISBN 978- 978-3642411007

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomKN:A-210
Slavík S.
Čenský T.

09:00–10:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA210 12122
roomKN:A-210
Kousal J.
Klesa J.

10:45–12:15
(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA210 12122
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5922306.html