About the course
This course is designed to provide an integrated introductory treatment of airplane performance with flavor of aircraft design and flight testing.
UG/PG of Btech/BE in any discipline of engineering
Industries that will recognize this course
DRDO, HAL, Boeing, Airbus, Bell, McDonnell Douglas, UAV Factory, Lockheed Martin
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
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 Climb
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 Climb
Range and Endurance
Range and Endurance Continued...
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...
Landing Performance Continued...
Challenges in Take-off and Landing: Single and Twin Engines
Introduction to Static Stability
Positioning of Centre of Pressure for Static Stability
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...
Control: del_E Required
Control: del_E Required continued...
Design Basics: Wing Loading & Thrust Loading
Design Basics: Sweep & Dihedral
Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc17_ae03
Course duration: 08 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 23 January 2017-17 March 2017
Date of exam: 26 March, 2017
Time of exam: Shift 1: 9am-12noon; Shift 2: 2pm-5pm
Any one shift can be chosen to write the exam for a course
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Registration url - Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
Exam Fee: The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000 needs to be paid.
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score.
Final score = 25% assignment score + 75% exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of scores of Best 6 out of 8 assignments
Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.