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AVT 2247 Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics I

Properties of the Standard Atmosphere. Applies basic physics conservation concepts to incompressible, low-speed aerodynamics to develop analytical equations for lift and drag. Develops methods for basic aircraft performance analysis to include maximum angle and rate of climb, cruise and gliding flight. Discusses basic static and dynamic stability requirements.

Prerequisites: PHY 1141

Course Outcomes
  • Comprehend basic static and dynamic stability requirements for an aircraft.
  • Comprehend and apply the basic principles of aerodynamics.
  • Apply analysis methods developed in class to predicting aircraft performance during cruise, climb, and glide flight conditions.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Bohn
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 20
Meets: T from 2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 20
Meets: T from
2:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: N01