AE3301 Syllabus - Elements Of Aeronautical Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AE3301 Syllabus - Elements Of Aeronautical Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

AE3301

ELEMENTS OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

 LTPC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To acquire the knowledge on the Historical evaluation of Airplanes
• To learn the different component systems and functions
• To know the concepts of basic properties and principles behind the flight
• To learn the basics of different structures & construction
• To learn the various types of power plants used in aircrafts

UNIT I

HISTORY OF FLIGHT

9

Balloon flight-ornithopter-Early Airplanes by Wright Brothers, biplanes and monoplanes, Developments in aerodynamics, materials, structures and propulsion over the years.

UNIT II

AIRCRAFT CONFIGURATIONS AND ITS CONTROLS

9

Different types of flight vehicles, Classifications-Components of an airplane and their functions- Conventional control, powered control- Basic instruments for Flying-Typical systems for control actuation.


UNIT III

BASICS OF AERODYNAMICS

9

Physical Properties and structures of the Atmosphere, Temperature, pressure and altitude relationships, Newton’s Law of Motions applied to Aeronautics-Evolution of lift, drag and moment. Aerofoils, Mach number, Manoeuvres.

UNIT IV

BASICS OF AIRCRAFT STRUCTURES

9

General types of construction, Monocoque, semi-monocoque and geodesic constructions, typical wing and fuselage structure. Metallic and non-metallic materials. Use of Aluminium alloy, titanium, stainless steel and composite materials. Stresses and Strains-Hooke’s law- stress-strain diagrams- elastic Constants-Factor of Safety.

UNIT V

BASICS OF PROPULSION

9

Basic ideas about piston, turboprop and jet engines – use of propeller and jets for thrust Production - Comparative merits, Principle of operation of rocket, types of rocket and typical applications, Exploration into space.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to
CO1: Illustrate the history of aircraft & developments over the years
CO2: Ability to identify the types & classifications of components and control systems
CO3: Explain the basic concepts of flight & Physical properties of Atmosphere
CO4: Identify the types of fuselage and constructions.
CO5: Distinguish the types of Engines and explain the principles of Rocket

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Anderson, J.D., Introduction to Flight, McGraw-Hill; 8th edition, 2015
2. E Rathakrishnan, “Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Basic Principles of Flight”, John Wiley, NJ, 2021
3. Stephen.A. Brandt, Introduction to aeronautics: A design perspective, 2nd edition, AIAA Education Series, 2004.

REFERENCES:
1. Sadhu Singh, “Internal Combustion Engines and Gas Turbine”, SS Kataraia & Sons, 2015 2. Kermode, “Flight without Formulae”, Pitman; 4th revised edition 1989.

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