GTU Introductions To Proffesion-Aeronautical Engineering Syllabus

GTU Introductions To Proffesion-Aeronautical Engineering Syllabus

 GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Semester: 3
Aeronautical Engineering
Subject Code 130104
Subject Name Introductions To Proffesion-Aeronautical Engineering
Sr.No Course content
1. Introduction: Introduction to aircraft engineering, introduction to
aerodynamics, aircraft structure, aircraft propulsion, avionics.
2. Fundamentals of Aerodynamics: Introduction of Basic Aerodynamics,
review of atmospheric physics (Different regimes of atmosphere), Airfoil
nomenclature, elementary aerodynamics (lift, drag, thrust, moments and
airfoil stalling), Flight forces and aircraft loading, Fundamentals of stability,
Introduction to Flight stability and dynamics.
3. Introduction of Basic Aerodynamics, review of atmospheric physics
(Different regimes of atmosphere), Airfoil nomenclature, elementary
aerodynamics (lift, drag, thrust, moments and airfoil stalling), Flight forces
and aircraft loading, Fundamentals of stability, Introduction to Flight stability
and dynamics.
4. Fundamentals of Aircraft Structure: Introduction to aircraft structure,
Classification of aircraft parts, Basic function of aircraft structure, Aircraft
configuration and principle types of construction. Details of constructional
features of conventional aircraft. Introduction to Landing gears and types of
landing gears
5. Fundamentals of Propulsion: Introduction, Review of different propulsion
systems, Fundamentals of Propulsion, Fundamental gas turbine cycles and
Propulsion Techniques (IC Engines and Jet propulsion)
6. Fundamentals of Avionics:
Brief History: Origin of radio, Towards ILS and VOR, Air traffic management
and operational facilities: Elements of air traffic management, Operation of
an air traffic control centre, Radio telephony communication : Radio
telephony, Direction finding, Sitting of directions finders, Short range
navigation and approach aids : Introduction to
NDB,VOR,DME,ILS,MLS,RADAR: Primary and secondary RADARs,
Airborn system: Introduction to inertial and Doppler navigation
Reference Books:
1. Aircraft Engineering Principles by Lloyd Dingle and Mike Tooley, Elsevier
Butterworth Heinemann
2. Introduction to Flight by John D Anderson, Jr, McGraw Hill Book Company
3. Flight without Formula by A.C.Kermode
4. Aircraft electrical system by E H Pallet
5. Aircraft Instrument system by E H Pallet
6. Aircraft electrical and electronics by AND Thomos
7. Aircraft structures for Engineering Students: THM Megson, Edward Arnold
8. Mechanics of Aircraft Structures by C.T.Sun

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