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Introduction to Airplane performance

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

This course is designed to provide an integrated introductory treatment of airplane performance with flavor of aircraft design and flight testing.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : UG/PG of B.Tech/BE in any discipline of engineering
PREREQUISITES :NIL
INDUSTRY SUPPORT :DRDO, HAL, Boeing, Airbus, Bell, McDonnell Douglas, UAV Factory, Lockheed Martin

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1: General Introduction: Airplane Performance Characteristics, George Cayley: Concept of Lift and Drag, Introduction to airplane and its components, Hansa 3 Aircraft and its Primary Systems, Concept of Lift: Aerofoil, Wing, and Complete Aircraft, Drag PolarWeek 2: Revision, Standard Atmosphere: Description and Modelling, Measuring Instruments: Altimeter, Airspeed Indicator, Equations of Motion: Static Performance, Thrust Required, Power Required: Cruise, Excess Thrust and Power: Climb Angle and Rate of ClimbWeek 3: Review, Thrust Required: A Closer Look, Modelling of CL: Dimensional Analysis, A Closer Look: Point Mass Model, Dimensional Analysis, Estimation of Drag Polar Through Flight Test, Estimation of Rate of ClimbWeek 4: Revision, Range and Endurance, Range and Endurance(Continued), Gliding Flight, Accelerated Flight, V-n DiagramWeek 5: Revision, V stall: Cruise and Manoeuvre, Flaps: High Lift Devices to Reduce Take off / Landing Distance, Take off: Warm-up Lecture, Take off Performance, Take off Performance (Continued)Week 6: Revision, Landing Performance, Landing Performance (Continued), Challenges in Take-off and Landing: Single and Twin Engines, Introduction to Static Stability, Positioning of Centre of Pressure for Static StabilityWeek 7: Revision, Stability and Control: Designer's Perspective, Stability and Control: Designer's Perspective (Continued), Longitudinal Control: Elevator, Stability: Wing and Tail Contribution, Stability: Wing and Tail Contribution (Continued)Week 8: Control: Elevator, Control: del_E Required, Control: del_E Required (continued), Design Basics: Wing Loading & Thrust Loading,Design Basics: Sweep & Dihedral, Revision

Taught by

A K Ghosh

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