Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Schools

Info Tech & Elec Engineering, Mech & Mine Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour

Incompatible

AERO3000

Prerequisite

MATH2000 + MECH2410

Assessment methods

Assignments, End of Semester Examination

Course coordinator

Dr David Gildfind (d.gildfind@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

Flight mechanics deals with the interaction between vehicles and the atmosphere. Problems in this area include producing more efficient designs, improving the control systems for aircraft, reducing aircraft vibration and noise, etc. The course covers aircraft performance during take-off, climb, level flight and landing. Aircraft stability and static equilibrium including the effect of components, aircraft control surfaces and devices, and trimmed equilibrium condition and its effect on performance.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile