16.110 Flight Vehicle Aerodynamics
Aerodynamic analysis of flight vehicles using analytical, numerical, and experimental techniques separately and in combination. Matched asymptotic expansions. Farfield behavior. Finite wing theory. Trefftz-plane analysis. Laminar and turbulent boundary layers. Slender body theory. Calculation and measurement of drag components. Aerodynamic stability derivatives.
This class has 16.100 as a prerequisite.
16.110 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Drela.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 33-418.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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