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Advanced Flight Vehicle Design (5616)
The course introduces advanced flight vehicle design techniques applied during the conceptual design phase. The optimum design process and problem formulation is introduced, with an in-depth focus on multivariate graphical optimization techniques for aircraft. We will conduct optimal design based on first principles, and apply best practices to multidisciplinary flight vehicle design.
Prereq or concur: 4550, and 4515 or 4517; or Grad standing in AeroEng; or permission of instructor.
Units: 3 credit hours.
Aeronautical and Astro Engr