MAE 3406. FLIGHT PERFORMANCE & STABILITY. 4 Hours.
Classical Aerodynamics including potential flow theory for lifting flows; airfoil and finite wing theory; panel and vortex-lattice methods. Lift and drag buildup for aircraft. Aircraft performance analysis including cruise, climbing, gliding and turning flight, range and endurance. Aircraft longitudinal, lateral and roll stability and control. Prerequisite: Must be in the professional ME or AE program and C or better in MAE 3303 (or concurrent enrollment).