# 18AE81: Flight Vehicle Design AERO Syllabus for BE 8th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Flight Vehicle Design 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 8th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU AERO 8th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for flight vehicle design is as follows.

#### Course Objectives:

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#### Module 1

Overview of Design Process: Introduction, Requirements, Phases of design, Conceptual Design Process, Initial Sizing, Take-off weight build up, Empty weight estimation, Fuel fraction estimation, Take- off weight calculation. Thrust to Weight Ratio & Wing Loading: Thrust to Weight Definitions, Statistical Estimate of T/W. Thrust matching, Spread sheet in design, Wing Loading and its effect on Stall speed, Take-off Distance, Catapult takeoff, and Landing Distance. Wing Loading for Cruise, Loiter, Endurance, Instantaneous Turn rate, Sustained Turn rate, Climb, & Glide, Maximum ceiling.

#### Module 2

Configuration Layout & loft: Conic Lofting, Conic Fuselage Development, Conic Shape Parameter, WingTail Layout & Loft. Aerofoil Linear Interpolation. Aerofoil Flat-wrap Interpolation. Wing aerofoil layout-flap wrap. Wetted area determination. Special considerations in Configuration Layout: Aerodynamic, Structural, Detectability. Crew station, Passenger, and Payload arrangements. Design of Structural Components: Fuselage, Wing, Horizontal & Vertical Tail. Spreadsheet for fuselage design. Tail arrangements, Horizontal & Vertical Tail Sizing. Tail Placement. Loads on Structure. V-n Diagram, Gust Envelope. Loads distribution, Shear and Bending Moment analysis.

#### Module 3

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#### Module 4

Static Stability & Control Longitudinal Static Stability, Pitch Trim Equation. Effect of Airframe components on Static Stability. Lateral stability. Contribution of Airframe components. Directional Static stability. Contribution of Airframe components. Aileron Sizing, Rudder Sizing. Spread Sheets. Flying qualities. Cooper Harper Scale. Environmental constraints, Aerodynamic requirements.

#### Module 5

Design Aspects of Subsystems Flight Control system, Landing Gear and subsystem, Propulsion and Fuel System Integration, Air Pressurization and Air Conditioning System, Electrical & Avionic Systems, Structural loads, Safety constraints, Material selection criteria.

#### 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 Design-A Conceptual Approach Daniel P. Raymer AIAA Education Series IV Edition, 2006
2. Design of Aircraft Thomas C Corke Pearson Edition. Inc. 2003

#### Reference Books:

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For detail Syllabus of all other subjects of BE 8th Sem Aeronautical Engineering, visit (AERO) 8th Sem Syllabus Subjects.

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