Project -Aerospace Technology

The course is not on the list Without time-table
Code Completion Credits Range Language
2222200 KZ 4 0P+3C+0L Czech
Garant předmětu:
Department of Aerospace Engineering


Aircraft classification, layout philosophies and certification specifications

Basic stages of aircraft development

Creation and transfer of shape information, reference systems, sizing

Construction - technological requirements, airframe assembly, alignment

Masses and CGs, mass categorization, mass envelope, pay load diagram

Wing, its layout and location, geometric and aerodynamic characteristics, loading and construction of wing.

Fuselage, mass, geometric and aerodynamic characteristics, loading and construction of fuselage, payloading spaces.

Tail sufaces, their layout and design parameters, loading and construction of tail surfaces.


Turbine engine classification and areas of their application. Induction systems, protection of inlet systems. Axial, centrifugal, and mixed compressors. Compressor maps, stable operation, control. Combustion chambers - types, characteristics. Kinetics of combustion, flame stabilisation, perfect combustion, temperature distribution, pressure losses. Axial and radial turbines. Characteristics, air cooled turbines. Exhaust systems, thrust reversing. Engine modules. Casing systems, bearing supports, rotor systems. Engine mounts. Secondary air systems and their elements. Lubrication systems. Fuel systems. Engine starting. Materials and special manufacturing techniques. Development, production, and operation of turbine engines. Engine operation legislation. Engine operation and environment.


No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:


1. - 3. Excursion to the Aircraft museum in Kbely with presentation of aircraft structure history

4. - 5. Design practice of wing structure elements - airfoils, spars,longerons, ribs, covers, attachements, ailerons, high lift and drag systems

6. Design practice of fuselage structure elements - longitudinal system, frames, covers, fillets, crew and payload stations, wing, tail surface and powerplant attachements

7. Design practice of tail surface structure elements - airfoils, spars,longerons, ribs, covers, fasteners, elevators, ruders

8. - 9. Wing loading - maneuver, gust, flap, unsymetrical and others cases

10. - 11. Fuselage loading - flight, ground and others cases

12. - 13. Tail surface loading - balanced, maneuver, gust and other cases


1.Calculation of turbine engine thrust/power

2.Ideal propulsion. Propulsive efficiency

3.Standard atmosphere. Correction of turbine engine performance

4.Inlet system flow. Inlet losses

5.1 D design of axial and centrifugal compressor

6.Calculation of combustion chamber losses

7.1 D design of axial turbine

8.Calculation of exhaust system losses

9.Calculation of rotor system thrust

10.Secondary system elements flow calculation

11.Engine components characteristics. Utilisation

12.Jet engine working cycle calculation

13.Turbopropeller/turboshaft engine working cycle calculation

14.Calculation of steady and transient engine runs

Study Objective:


Obtain basic overview of historical data in development of aircraft technology and its categorisation. Learn drawing philosophies and the role fo aerospace regulations forming them, get aquainted with procedure for stating aerospace construction load and the influence of mass distribution on it, especially with the basic stages of development in designing and developing aircrafts. Understand ways to construct an airframe and understand the construction technologicyl requirements to secure the necessary technology of the construction.

To provide principal survey of layout, geometric, mass and aerodynamic characteristic, loading and constructions of fundamental airframe units ? wing, fuselage, tail unit and landing gear.


Explain principles of aircraft propulsion from the point of view of a thrust production and energy demands.

Explain principles of aircraft engine functioning with regard to their type.

Familiarisation with working cycles of turbine engines and engine design concepts.

Explain a process of energy transformations within aircraft power plants.

Explain design concepts of engine parts and turbine engine systems.

Explain operational characteristics of aircraft power plants, throttle characteristics, ground and altitude performance characteristics

Familiarisation with processes of development, production. Operation of turbine engines and applicable legislation.

Explain environmental impact of engine operation. Noise and fuel emissions. Ways of reduction of these by-products.

Study materials:

-D. Stinton: The Anatomy of The Aeroplane, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford 1989, ISBN 0-632-01876-3E.

-Torenbeek: Synthesis of Subsonic Airplane Design, Kluwer Academis Publishers, Delft 1982, ISBN 90-247-2724-3

-D. P. Raymer: Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach, AIAA Education Series, Washington 1989

-Mattingly: Elements of Propulsion, Washington, 2006

-The Jet Engine, Rolls-Royce, 2005

-Skubačevskij: Aviacionnyje gazoturbinnyje dvigateli, Moskva 1974

Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-06-16
Aktualizace výše uvedených informací naleznete na adrese https://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet10910902.html