Aircraft and Vehicle Design, 6 credits

Flyglära, 6 hp

TMAL02

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Tomas Melin

Director of studies or equivalent

Peter Hallberg

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 42 h
Recommended self-study hours: 118 h

Available for exchange students

Yes
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6MAER Aeronautical Engineering, Master's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping C
6IMAS Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping E
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping E
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping C
6MMEC Mechanical Engineering, Master's programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping E

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Aeronautical Engineering, Master's Programme
  • Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, Master's programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Solid Mechanics, Engineering Materials, Machine Elements, Applied Mechanics and Heat Transfer.

Intended learning outcomes

The course gives fundamental knowledge and understanding of the factors that affects the configuration and dimensioning of an aeroplane.

Course content

  • Lift and how lift is produced
  • Drag and drag calculations
  • Propulsion: different ways of producing thrust
  • Performance and performance calculations
  • Stability and control
  • Different aircraft configurations and why they look the way they do
  • Basics on aircraft dimensioning
  • Special project work: dimensioning an aircraft

Teaching and working methods

The teaching consists of lectures, lessons, special projects and educational study visits.

Examination

TEN2Written examination4 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
LAB2Laboratory work2 creditsU, G

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Peter Hallberg

Examiner

Tomas Melin

Course website and other links

http://www.iei.liu.se/flumes/tmal02

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 42 h
Recommended self-study hours: 118 h

Course literature

Kompendium
Code Name Scope Grading scale
TEN2 Written examination 4 credits U, 3, 4, 5
LAB2 Laboratory work 2 credits U, G

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Kompendium

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)
X

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)
X
X

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)
X

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving
X
X

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking
X

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning
X

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X
X

                            
3.2 Communications
X

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages
X

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context
X

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management
X

                            
4.4 Designing
X

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development
X

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects
X

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects
X

                            

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