16.100 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate
Aerodynamics

Lecture Notes

Lecture 1 - Sensitivity Analysis (PDF)

Lecture 2 - Kinematics of a Fluid Element (PDF)

Lecture 3 - Stress-Strain Relationship for a Newtonian Fluid (PDF)

Lecture 4 - Coordination Transformations for Strain and Stress Rates (PDF)

Lecture 5 - Compressible and Incompressible Fluid Element Motion Chart (PDF)

Lecture 6 - Compressible Viscous Equations (PDF)

Lecture 7 - Compressible Equations (PDF)

Lecture 8 - Equations of Aircraft Motion (PDF)

Lecture 9 - Brequet Range Equation (PDF)

Lecture 10 - Aerodynamic Center (PDF)

Lecture 11 - Notes on CQ 1 (PDF)

Lecture 12 - Quick Visit to Bernoulli Land (PDF)

Lecture 13 - Kutta Condition (PDF)

Lecture 14 - Kutta Condition Solution (PDF)

Lecture 15 - Thin Airfoil Theory Summary (PDF)

Lecture 16 - Important Concepts in Thin Airfoil Theory (PDF)

Lecture 17 - Prandtl’s Lifting Line Introduction (PDF)

Lecture 18 - Force Calculations for Lifting Line (PDF)

Lecture 19 - Trefftz Plane Analysis of Induced Drag (PDF)

Lecture 20 - Solution to Problem 1 (PDF)

Lecture 21 - Viscous Flow: Stress Strain Relationship (PDF)

Lecture 22 - Integral Boundary Layer Equations (PDF)

Lecture 23 - Correlation Methods for Integral Boundary Layers (PDF)

Lecture 24 - Method of Assumed Profiles (PDF)

Lecture 25 - Falkner-Skan Flows (PDF)

Lecture 26 - Effect of Turbulent Fluctuations on Mean Flow: Reynolds-Averaging (PDF)

Lecture 27 - Poiseuille Flow Through a Duct in 2-D (PDF)

Lecture 28 - Duct Flow (cont.) (PDF)

Lecture 29 - Laminar Boundary Layer Order of Magnitude Analysis (PDF)

Lecture 30 - Solutions of the Laminar Boundary Layer Equations (PDF)

Lecture 31 - Similarity in Wind Tunnel Testing (PDF)

Lecture 32 - Single Horseshoe Vortex Wing Model (PDF)

Lecture 33 - Ground Effect Using Single Vortex Model (PDF)

Lecture 34 - Three-Dimensional Wall Effects (PDF)

Lecture 35 - Drag Tare Due to Mount (PDF)

Lecture 36 - Subsonic Small Disturbance Potential Flow (PDF)

Lecture 37 - Critical Mach Number (PDF)

Lecture 38 - Behavior of Isentropic Flow in Quasi-1D (PDF)

Lecture 39 - Derivation of Sound Wave Properties (PDF)

Lecture 40 - Waves in 1D Compressible Flow (PDF)

Lecture 41 - Normal Shock Waves (PDF)

Lecture 42 - Propagation of Disturbances By a Moving Object (PDF)

Lecture 43 - Linearized Compressible Potential Flow Governing Equation (PDF)

Lecture 44 - Implications of Linearized Supersonic Flow on Airfoil Lift and Drag (PDF)

Lecture 45 - Oblique Shock Waves (PDF)

Lecture 46 - Prandtl-Meyer Expansion Waves (PDF)

Lecture 47 - Computational Methods for the Euler Equations (PDF)

Lecture 48 - Structured vs. Unstructured Grids (PDF)

Lecture 49 - Solution Convergence (PDF)

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