AERO ENGINEERING CURRICULUM (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)

FOR STUDENT ID 56XXXXX ONWARDS

SEMESTERS SUBJECTS CREDITS
8 56 146

SEMESTER 1

Course Subject Credits
2190101*
Computer Programming
Introduction to computer systems; problem-solving using computers; programming in high-level languages; program structure programming style and convention, control statements,data handling and processing; subprograms; classes and objects.
3
2190151*
Computer Programming Laboratory
Computer programming in Engineering; reviews of computer programming concepts; hands-on experience on computer programming using contemporary engineering tools. 
1
2301107
Calculus I
Limits; continuity; differentiation; applications of differentiation; integration; applications of definite integral; transcendental functions; techniques of integration; improper integrals; first-order differential equations.  
3
2302103
General Chemistry Laboratory     
Standard solution preparation; qualitative analysis; titration; electrochemistry; pH metric titration; spectroscopy; calculation and evaluation of data; calibration curve; introduction to polymer.
1
2302105
Chemistry for Engineers
Structure of atoms; chemical bonding: ionic bonding, covalent bonding, valence bond theory, hybridization- interaction coordination, intermolecular forces, molecular movement; state of matter: gases, structure of solid, liquid, and solutions; chemical reactions; interaction of matters with electromagnetic radiation and electrical energy; chemical thermodynamics.  
3
2304153
Physics for Engineers
Mechanics of particles and rigid bodies; properties of matter; fluid mechanics; heat; vibrations and waves; elements of electromagnetism; optics; modern physics.  
3
2304193
Physics Laboratory for Engineers               
Measurement and precision; experiments on simple harmonic motion; radius of gyration; dynamics of rotation; velocity of sound; viscosity of fluids.  
1
5501112*
Communicative English I
Practice language skills in acquiring information and knowledge from different sources and media in subjects of students' interest under selected themes; collecting information, summarizing and presenting important issues.              
3
  18

SEMESTER 2

Course Subject Credits
2140111*
Exploring Engineering World       
Engineering topics related to daily life: energy, resources, environment manufacturing, process,
industry, material, automotive, infrastructure, information system and bio engineering.  
3
2183101*
Engineering Graphics      
Lettering; orthographic projections; sketching and drawing; pictorial drawing; dimensioning' tolerancing and geometrical tolerancing; section; working drawing; mechanical parts drawing; introduction to CAD.  
3
2189101*
Engineering Materials
Important engineering materials: metals, plastics, asphalt, wood and concrete; phase diagram and its interpretation; testing and meaning of various properties; macroscopic and microscopic structure which are correlating with properties of the engineering materials; production process of products from engineering materials.
3
2301108
Calculus II          
Sequences and infinite series; convergence tests; power series; Taylor series; lines ; planes, and quadric surface in three-dimensional space; calculus of vector-valued functions; line integrals; limits and continuity of functions of several variables; partial derivatives; directional derivatives and gradients; Lagrange multipliers; multiple integrals.
3
2304154
Physics and Electronics for Engineers       
Electricity; DC circuits; AC circuits; basic electronics; solid state devices; electrical actuators.
3
2304194
Physics and Electronics Laboratory for Engineers
Resistance and electromotive force measurements; experiments on ampmeter; voltmeter; oscilloscope; AC circuit; transistor; lenses and mirrors; polarization; interference; diffraction.  .
1
5501123*
Communicative English II
Practice language skills in acquiring analyzing and synthesizing information and knowledge from different sources and media on topics of students interest under selected themes; summarizing what they have learned, and presenting opinions from group discussion.
3
  19

SEMESTER 3

Course Subject Credits
2145211
Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
Basic aerodynamic phenomena and simplified theory, elementary aerospace vehicle performance, stability and control, and design.
3
2183211*
Engineering Mechanics
Analysis of force systems and their equilibrium as applied to engineering systems; stresses and strains; mechanical properties of materials; Hooke’s law, elastic modulus, stress in beam,shear force, bending moment diagram, torsion, buckling of columns, Mohr’s circle. 
4
2183221*
Thermodynamics
Fundamental of compressible flow, acoustic waves, normal and oblique shock waves,expansion waves, Prandtl-Meyer flow, convergent-divergent nozzle, flow with friction and heat transfer, unsteady wave motion, perturbation theory, linearized flow and theory of characteristics.
3
2301215
Multivariable Calculus
Vector; curves, planes and surfaces; derivatives of vector-valued functions; partial, total and directional derivatives; implicit differentiation; maxima-minima; gradient, divergence, curl; scalar and vector fields; line integral; surface integral and volume integral; integral theorems of vector analysis.
3
2301216
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
System of linear algebraic equations; linear spaces; inner products; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; principal axis theorem; higher-order linear differential equations; method of variation of parameters; system of first-order linear differential equations; qualitative analysis and dynamical system.
3
5501213*
Technical Communication I
Students are to practice academic writing at paragraph level.  Selected readings in the related field are included. Discussion and presentation skills are to be taught including listening input.
2
  18

SEMESTER 4

Course Subject Credits
2145221
Introduction to Aircraft Design
Introduction to aircraft systems, fundamentals to aircraft systems, elementsaerodynamics,airfoils, and wings, aspects of vehicle conceptual design.
1
2145230
Aircraft Electricity and Electronics
DC and AC circuits analysis, electrical control devices, analog and digital electronics, electric measuring instruments, electric motors, aircraft electrical systems, radio theory, aircraft communication and navigation systems, autoflight systems.
3
2145290*
Aerospace Engineering Seminar I          
Discussion on the topics of aerospace engineering.
1
2182203*
Probability and Statistics for Engineers
Engineering basis in statistics and probability; discrete and continuous probability distribution; joint probability distribution; parameter estimation: estimator, bias, consistency; point estimation; interval estimation; engineering applications in measurement and uncertainty, linear regression, introduction to random process; integration of statistics in engineering applications; case studies.
3
2183222*
Fluid Mechanics
Properties of air, standard atmosphere, conservation principles, continuity, momentum,Euler’s Equation, rotationality, circulation, vortex, lift, drag, potential flow, airfoil characteristics, thin airfoil theory, cambered and flapped airfoil, high lift devices, finite wing theory, panel and vortex lattice methods.
3
2183231*
Dynamics
Kinematics of three-dimensional curvilinear motion of a particle; kinetics of a particle: force and acceleration, work and energy, impulse and momentum;  kinematics of planar motion of a rigid body: absolute and relative motion analysis; kinetics of planar motion of a rigid body: force and acceleration, work and energy, impulse and momentum; introduction to kinematics and kinetics of three-dimensional motion of a rigid body.
3
2301317*
Methods of Applied Mathematics
Series solution; special functions; Laplace transforms; Fourier series and Fourier transforms; convergence theory; boundary value problems; linear partial differential equations; introduction to tensors; complex variables; analytic functions; line and contour integral; Laurent series; residue theorem.
3
5501224*
Technical Communication II
Students are to practice extensive academic writing at paragraph level.  Selected readings in the related field are included.  More discussion and presentation skills are   to be taught including listening input.
2
  19

SEMESTER 5

Course Subject Credits
2145311
Aerodynamics I
Properties of air, standard atmosphere, conservation principles, continuity, momentum,Euler’s Equation, rotationality, circulation, vortex, lift, drag, potential flow, airfoil characteristics, thin airfoil theory, cambered and flapped airfoil, high lift devices, finite wing theory, panel and vortex lattice methods.
3
2145321
Aircraft Structure I
Introduction to design of aerospace structures, review of concepts of stress, deformation,strain, and displacement and the equations of elasticity, two-dimensional problems in elasticity, energy methods of structural analysis, principles of virtual displacements and virtual forces, bending of thin plates, structural instability; introduction to finite element.
3
2145324*
Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems
Introduction to modeling, analysis, and control of dynamic systems; modeling of mechanical, electrical and electromechanical systems; Laplace Transforms and transfer function techniques; frequency response and Bode diagrams; analysis and design of feedback control systems; control system representation and characteristics; system performance specifications; stability analysis and conditions; Root-Locus and frequency response analysis and design; systems compensation and controller design.
3
2145361*
Aerospace Engineering Experimentation and Laboratory I
Concepts in experimentation; introduction to systematic design of an experiment using data reduction diagram (DRD): setting up objectives of an experiment, constructing the set of data reduction diagrams (DRDs) of the experiment according to the objectives; measurement and instrument; uncertainty analysis; basic experiments and laboratories in thermodynamics; fluid mechanics and aerodynamics; dynamics; solid mechanics.
2
2183381*
Numerical Methods for Engineers          
Basic methods for obtaining numerical solutions by a digital computer, including methods for the solutions of algebraic and transcendental equations, simultaneous linear equations, ordinary and partial differential equations, and curve fitting techniques, comparison of various methods with respect to computational efficiency and accuracy.
3
5501315*
Technical Communication III
Students are to develop ability in technical writing and academic essay writing.  Selected readings in the related field are included.  Academic presentation skills are to be taught including listening input in the related field.
2
xxxxxxx
General Education
 
3
  19

SEMESTER 6

Course Subject Credits
2145312
Aerodynamics II
Fundamental of compressible flow, acoustic waves, normal and oblique shock waves,expansion waves, Prandtl-Meyer flow, convergent-divergent nozzle, flow with friction and heat transfer, unsteady wave motion, perturbation theory, linearized flow and theory of characteristics.
3
2145322
Aircraft Structure II
Principles of stressed skin construction, thin-walled beam; bending, shear and torsion of open and closed thin-walled beam, stress analysis of aircraft components, tapered beam, fuselage, wings, fuselage frames and wing rib, airworthiness and aeroelasticity, factors of safety flight envelop, load factor determination, fatigue.
3
2145325*
Flight Mechanics
Performance, stability, and control of aircraft; general equations of motion for rigid aircraft, aerodynamic forces and moments; flight paths; small disturbance theory, stability derivatives, longitudinal and lateral stability; response to control inputs and to atmospheric disturbances; automatic flight control.
3
2145362*
Aerospace Engineering Experimentation and Laboratory II
Experiments and laboratories in aerodynamics, structure, propulsion, performance, dynamics and control.
2
2145390*
Aerospace Engineering Seminar II
Discussion on the topics of aerospace engineering.
1
5501326*
Technical Communication IV
Students are to write technical reports and do academic presentations.  Selected readings in technical discourse and listening input are included. 
2
xxxxxxx
General Education
 
3
  17

SUMMER SEMESTER

Course Subject Credits
2140301
Industrial Training
Engineering practice in related areas under supervision of experienced engineers in private sectors or government agencies.

 
2
  2

SEMESTER 7

Course Subject Credits
2145363*
Aerospace Engineering Experimentation and Laboratory III
Concepts in experimentation and design of an experiment; setting up specifications and objectives of an experiment; systematic design of an experiment according to the specifications and objectives using different kinds of tools ; outlining the process of extracting experimental results and conclusions from the designed experiment; outlining data collection and data analysis schemes; outlining experimental project phases, tasks, and schedule; design documentation and review by oral and written presentation; practices in the design of an experiment in the project-based setting; introduction to modern instrumentation and data acquisition through demonstration.
2
2145402*
Aircraft Propulsion
Introduction to propulsion, air-breathing and non-air-breathing engines; brief review of the thermodynamics and compressible flow; basic thrust equation of aircraft gas turbine engines; Brayton cycle, propellers, momentum theory and blade element theory; gas turbine component performance, inlet, compressor, turbine and nozzle; cycle analysis of gas turbine engines, ramjet, turbojet, turbofan and turboprop.
4
2145451*
Aircraft Design
Fundamentals of aircraft design process, wing design consideration, tail design consideration, undercarriage  arrangement consideration, initial take-off mass estimation, detailed mass calculation, mission fuel requirement; center of gravity calculation, basic aerodynamics estimation, static stability and control analysis, propulsion consideration and analysis, performance analysis, aircraft cost prediction, preliminary and detailed design concepts, quality control of aircraft design.
4
5501417*
Technical Communication V
Students are to write academic articles and do academic presentations. Students are to develop their writing processes and presentation skills to bring their proficiency to the highest level in the related field.
2
xxxxxxx
Approved Elective        
 
3
xxxxxxx
General Education
 
3
  18

SEMESTER 8

Course Subject Credits
2145490*
Aerospace Engineering Seminar III
Discussion on the topics of aerospace engineering.
1
2145499
Aerospace Engineering Project
Group or individual projects on a subject related to aerospace engineering.
3
xxxxxxx
Approved Elective        
 
3
xxxxxxx
Free Elective
 
3
xxxxxxx
Free Elective
 
3
xxxxxxx
General Education
 
3
  16