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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Advanced theory of flight I. Aerodynamics
2. Subject name in Hungarian Advanced theory of flight I. Aerodynamics
3. Code BMEKOVRD002 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 2 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Basic course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 20 Homework 10
Reading written materials 10 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 24
10. Department Department of Aeronautics and Naval Architectures
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Rohács József
12. Lecturers Dr. Rohács József
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
A.) Basic aerodynamics. Lift generation. Boundary layer theory. Drag and its components. Aerodynamics coefficients. Theory of profiles. Theory of finite wing. Aerodynamics of 3D bodies. Subsonic, transonic and supersonic aerodynamics. Polar curve calculations, aircraft aerodynamic design.
B.) Advanced aerodynamics. Flow control. Laminar wing. Airframe – propulsion system integration. Control of the flow separation. Non-steady aerodynamics. Aerodynamics of flexible wings. Morhing. Biomimicry. Models of the aerodynamics coefficients. Numerical aerodynamics. Measuring the aerodynamic coefficients. Identification of models of aerodynamic coefficients. Role of aerodynamics in aircraft conceptual design.
15. Description of practices
PhD studentt have not studied the aerodynamics earlier must perform aerodynamic calculation/ design of an aircraft, systematic consultancy on a special project and working individually on proposal or contribution an article.
16. Description of labortory practices
As it required for performing the practical works.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge   B. Skills   C. Attitudes   D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Objectives: increasing knowledge in aerodynamics; developing the competence in understanding, measuring, calculation and predicting the aerodynamic characteristics; developing knowledge and competence in aerodynamic design
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
20. Learning materials
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses