Aerospace Design - AERO3110

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MMAN2100

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Aerospace vehicle type; characteristics size and performance. Special constraints in the design of aerospace vehicles. Aerospace regulations; regulating bodies, regulation interpretation and application. Design data sources and quality management and control. Stress sheets. Detail design of typical aircraft structure; thin walled metal, composites and fasteners. Introduction to a typical high level computer aided design tool (CATIA). Vehicle loads; balance, gust and manoeuvre. Semi-monocoque and frame structures; torque boxes and fuselage cut-outs. Spacecraft; structure, power and thermal balance and communications. Aircraft and spacecraft system detail design. Design for manufacture and maintenance.


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