Introduction to Aerodynamics

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  • 15 Sequences
  • Advanced Level
  • Starts on August 29, 2018
  • Ends on December 19, 2018

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Syllabus

  • Basics of aerodynamics
  • Fundamentals of potential flows from subsonic to supersonic speeds
  • Viscous flows including laminar and turbulent boundary layers
  • Aerodynamic models of airfoils and wings

Prerequisite

Physics, vector calculus, and differential equations (all at a first-year university level). Some familiarity with introductory gas dynamics (in particular control volume analysis) is also assumed, though additional, optional background material will be provided as part of the course content discussing the necessary gas dynamics.

Instructors

David L. Darmofal
Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics
MIT

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