AE21001: Introduction To Aerodynamics

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AE21001
Course name Introduction To Aerodynamics
Offered by Aerospace Engineering
Credits 4
L-T-P 3-1-0
Previous Year Grade Distribution
6
6
7
13
8
13
1
EX A B C D P F
Semester Autumn


Syllabus[edit | edit source]

Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]

Concept of fluid and fluid motion, Fluid kinematics, Equations of continuity and motion, Steady and unsteady unidirectional flows, Circulation and vorticity, Stokes , Kelvin s and Helmholtz s theorems, Inviscid irrotational flow and velocity potential, Conformal transformation, The Zhukovsky transformation and Zhukovsky airfoils, The boundary layer concept, Laminar boundary layer equation, Momentum Integral Equation and its solution. Books:G K Batchelor, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge University PressF M White, Viscous Fluid Flow, McGraw-Hill InternationalE L Houghton and A E Brock, Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, Edward ArnoldE L Houghton and N B Carruthers, Aerodynamics for Engineering Students, Edward ArnoldJ D Anderson, Jr., Fundamentals of Aerodynamics, McGraw-Hill International


Concepts taught in class[edit | edit source]

Student Opinion[edit | edit source]

Many will loose interest after the "Wing Geometry" part. There are two options to cope up with the course: 1. if you miss classes, go for video lectures on NPTEL (very boring) and give at least 3 days to this course before exams. 2. if you go to classes and understand the course as explained by the prof, no need to check video lectures. Class notes are perfect if you understood in class.

Classroom resources[edit | edit source]

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Time Table[edit | edit source]

Day 8:00-8:55 am 9:00-9:55 am 10:00-10:55 am 11:00-11:55 am 12:00-12:55 pm 2:00-2:55 pm 3:00-3:55 pm 4:00-4:55 pm 5:00-5:55 pm
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday NC231
Thursday NC231
Friday NC231 NC231