## OAS352 Syllabus - Space Engineering - 2021 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OAS352

SPACE ENGINEERING

L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• Use the standard atmosphere tables and equations.
• Find lift and drag coefficient data from NACA plots.
• Apply the concept of static stability to flight vehicles.
• Describe the concepts of stress, strain, Young’s modulus, Poisson’s ratio, yield strength.
• Demonstrate a basic knowledge of dynamics relevant to orbital mechanics.

UNIT I

STANDARD ATMOSPHERE

6

History of aviation – standard atmosphere - pressure, temperature and density altitude.

UNIT II

AERODYNAMICS

10

Aerodynamic forces – Lift generation Viscosity and its implications - Shear stress in a velocity profile - Lagrangian and Eulerian flow field - Concept of a streamline – Aircraft terminology and geometry - Aircraft types - Lift and drag coefficients using NACA data.

UNIT III

PERFORMANCE AND PROPULSION

9

Viscous and pressure drag - flow separation - aerodynamic drag - thrust calculations -thrust/power available and thrust/power required.

UNIT IV

AIRCRAFT STABILITY AND STRUCTURAL THEORY

10

Degrees of freedom of aircraft motions - stable, unstable and neutral stability - concept of static stability - Hooke’s Law- brittle and ductile materials - moment of inertia - section modulus.

UNIT V

SPACE APPLICATIONS

10

History of space research - spacecraft trajectories and basic orbital manoeuvres - six orbital elements - Kepler’s laws of orbits - Newtons law of gravitation.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Illustrate the history of aviation & developments over the years
• Ability to identify the types & classifications of components and control systems
• Explain the basic concepts of flight & Physical properties of Atmosphere
• Identify the types of fuselage and constructions.
• Distinguish the types of Engines and explain the principles of Rocket

TEXT BOOKS:
1. John D. Anderson, Introduction to Flight, 8 th Ed., McGraw-Hill Education, New York,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 " American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics,1997.

REFERENCES:
1. Kermode, A.C., “Mechanics of Flight”, Himalayan Book, 1997.