Aircraft and Vehicle Design, 6 credits (TMAL02)

Flyglära, 6 hp

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Tomas Melin

Director of studies or equivalent

Peter Hallberg

Available for exchange students

Yes
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MAER Aeronautical Engineering, Master's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping o
6IMAS Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping o
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6MMEC Mechanical Engineering, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Aeronautical Engineering, Master's Programme
  • Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, Master's programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Solid Mechanics, Engineering Materials, Machine Elements, Applied Mechanics and Heat Transfer.

Intended learning outcomes

The course gives fundamental knowledge and understanding of the factors that affects the configuration and dimensioning of an aeroplane.

Course content

  • Lift and how lift is produced
  • Drag and drag calculations
  • Propulsion: different ways of producing thrust
  • Performance and performance calculations
  • Stability and control
  • Different aircraft configurations and why they look the way they do
  • Basics on aircraft dimensioning
  • Special project work: dimensioning an aircraft

Teaching and working methods

The teaching consists of lectures, lessons, special projects and educational study visits.

Examination

LAB2Laboratory workU, G2 credits
TEN2Written examinationU, 3, 4, 54 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Peter Hallberg

Examiner

Tomas Melin

Course website and other links

http://www.iei.liu.se/flumes/tmal02

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 42 h
Recommended self-study hours: 118 h

Course literature

Kompendium
Kompendium
LAB2 Laboratory work U, G 2 credits
TEN2 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits

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LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

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