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Advance Aircraft Maintenance

By Prof. A.K. Ghosh, Prof. Vipul Mathur   |   IIT Kanpur
Learners enrolled: 3873
This course will cover Aircraft maintenance like overhaul, repair, inspection or modification of an aircraft or aircraft component. Maintenance includes such tasks as ensuring compliance with Airworthiness Directives.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD

PREREQUISITES : Aircraft maintenance

INDUSTRY SUPPORT : DRDO, HAL, Boeing, Airbus, Bell, McDonnell Douglas, UAV Factory, Lockheed Martin, Cessna.

Summary
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 14 Sep 2020
End Date : 06 Nov 2020
Exam Date : 20 Dec 2020 IST
Enrollment Ends : 25 Sep 2020
Category :
  • Aerospace Engineering
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate

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Course layout

Week 1 : Introduction, Construction 
Week 2 : Performance, Lubrication system, Induction system 
Week 3 : Fuel system, Ignition System, Starting System 
Week 4 : Propeller, Maintenance 
Week 5 : Introduction, Inlet, Compressor 
Week 6 : Combustion, Turbine, Exhaust 
Week 7 : Fuel system, Lubrication system, Ignition System
Week 8 : Starting, Thrust Augmentation, Material, Maintenance

Books and references

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Instructor bio

Prof. A.K. Ghosh

IIT Kanpur
Prof. A.K. Ghoshis a faculty of Aerospace Engg. Department of IIT Kanpur. He is also the in-charge of the flight laboratory and unmanned aerial vehicle of IIT Kanpur. His research areas include system identification through flight tests using conventional and neural network based methods, design of aircrafts and airborne projectiles, supercavitation, unmanned aerial systems. Before joining IIT Kanpur, he worked as a scientist with Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO). He has published many peer reviewed journal papers and conference papers, guided 13 doctoral students, and 38 masters students. He is also a mentor of multiple aerospace start-up companies, and also been associated with major industry contributions of high speed low drag aircraft bomb, Pinaka Mk-I, 105mm sabot round for tracked vehicles, etc.


Prof. Vipul Mathur

Mr. Vipul Mathur works as a Chief Engineer at Flight laboratory, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT-Kanpur.

Course certificate

• The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
• The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
• Date and Time of Exams: 20th December, 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm
• Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
• The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
• Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
• Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
• Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
• Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
• If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
• 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
• Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.


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