16.100 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate
Aerodynamics

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WEEK # TOPICS KEY DATES

1

Integral Equations, Lift and Drag

Project assignment 1 out

2

Kinematics, Stress-strain, and Navier-Stokes Equations

Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel Tests

Aerodynamic Design of BWB - Lecture by Bob Liebeck, The Boeing Company

Homework 1 due

3

2-D Potential Flow

Homework 2 due

Project assignment 1 due

4

2-D Panel Methods

Homework 3 due

Project assignment 2 out

5

Thin Airfoil Theory and Vortex Lattice Methods

Homework 4 due

Project assignment 2 due

6

Lifting Line and High Aspect Ratio Wings

Homework 5 due

Project assignment 3 out

7

Compressibility and Quasi 1D Flow

Take-home written exam 1 out

Project assignment 3 due

8

Oblique Shock Waves and Expansion Fans

Mid-term Oral Exams

Take-home written exam 1 due

9

Navier-Stokes Equations

Homework 6 due

Project assignment 4 out

10

Boundary Layers: Laminar

Homework 7 due

Project assignment 4 due

Project design teams announced

11

Boundary Layers: Laminar (cont.) and Separation

Homework 8 due

12

Boundary Layers: Transition and Turbulence

Homework 9 due

13

Boundary Layers: Turbulent Flow Modeling

Project design report due

Take-home written exam 2 out

14

Airfoil Design

Take-home written exam 2 due

15

Final Topics and Summary

16

Oral Exams

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