6th Sem, AERO

18AE61: Aircraft Performance AERO Syllabus for BE 6th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Aircraft Performance detailed Syllabus for Aeronautical Engineering (AERO), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information do visit full semester subjects post given below. The Syllabus PDF files can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.

For all other VTU AERO 6th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU AERO 6th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for aircraft performance is as follows.

Course Objectives:

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Module 1

The Equations of Motion Steady Unaccelerated Flight Introduction, four forces of flight, General equation of motion, Power available and power required curves. Thrust available and thrust required curves. Conditions for power required and thrust required minimum. Thrust available and maximum velocity, Power available and maximum velocity, Altitude effects on power available and power required; thrust available and thrust required.

Module 2

Steady Performance-Level Flight, Climb & Glide Performance: Equation of motion for Rate of climb- graphical and analytical approach -Absolute ceiling, Service ceiling, Time to climb-graphical and analytical approach, climb performance graph (hodograph diagram); maximum climb angle and rate of climb Gliding flight, Range during glide, minimum rate of sink and shallowest angle of glide.

Module 3

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Module 4

Aircraft Performance in Accelerated Flight Take-off Performance: Calculation of Ground roll, Calculation of distance while airborne to clear obstacle, Balanced field length Landing Performance and Accelerated Climb: Calculation of approach distance, Calculation of flare distance, Calculation of ground roll, ground effects. Acceleration in climb.

Module 5

Maneuver Performance Turning performance: Level turn, load factor, Constraints on load factor, Minimum turn radius, Maximum turn rate. Pull-up and Pull-down maneuvers: (Turning rate, turn radius). Limiting case for large load factor. The V-n diagram. Limitations of pull up and push over.

Course Outcomes:

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Question paper pattern:

  • The question paper will have ten full questions carrying equal marks.
  • Each full question will be for 20 marks.
  • There will be two full questions (with a maximum of four sub- questions) from each module.
  • Each full question will have sub- question covering all the topics under a module.
  • The students will have to answer five full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

  1. Aircraft Performance and Design John D. Anderson, Jr McGraw-Hill International Aerospace Science/ Technology Editions, 1999
  2. Introduction to flight John D. Anderson, Jr McGraw-Hill International Aerospace Science/ Technology Editions, 2000

Reference Books:

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For detail Syllabus of all other subjects of BE 6th Sem Aeronautical Engineering, visit (AERO) 6th Sem Syllabus Subjects.

For all (CBSE & Non-CBSC) BE results, visit VTU BE all semester results direct links.

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