Course Information

AE4653 Aircraft Flight Mechanics

Credits: 3.00

The course examines development of equations of motion. Topics: Characteristics of aircraft-propulsion systems; Level flight performance of turbojet and propeller-driven aircraft; Un-accelerated climbing flight and aircraft ceiling; Takeoff and landing performance; Longitudinal and lateral static stability; Linearized equations of motion; Longitudinal and lateral modes of motion.

Prerequisite: ME 3223.