AER E 422: Vibrations and Aeroelasticity
(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered even-numbered years.
Prereq: E M 324 or AER E 321
Vibration theory. Steady and unsteady flows. Mathematical foundations of aeroelasticity, static and dynamic aeroelasticity. Linear unsteady aerodynamics, non-steady aerodynamics of lifting surfaces. Stall flutter. Aeroelastic problems in civil engineering structures. Aeroelastic problems of rotorcraft. Experimental aeroelasticity. Selected wind tunnel laboratory experiments.