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Aerospace Engineering (AERO)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

AERO 4308 [0.5 credit]

Aircraft Stability & Control

Static stability and control: equilibrium requirements; longitudinal stability requirements; neutral points; manoeuvering flight; control forces and control requirements; lateral static stability certification requirements. Dynamic stability: axis systems; governing equations; phugoid and short period modes; lateral dynamic modes. Closed-loop control. Also offered at the graduate level, with additional or different requirements, as MECH 5101, for which additional credit is precluded.
Prerequisites: MAAE 3300 and MAAE 4500 or MAAE 3502 (taken before 1999-2000).
Lectures three hours a week.

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