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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Advanced theory of flight II. Flight mechanics, flight dynamics and control
2. Subject name in Hungarian Advanced theory of flight II. Flight mechanics, flight dynamics and control
3. Code BMEKOVRD003 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
C.) Flight mechanics. Required and available thrust / power. Take-off and landing. Cruise flight. Descent. Range and endurance. Flight performance. Flight and load envelops. Energetic approach in trajectory optimisation. Stability and controllability. Static longitudinal flights.
D.) Flight dynamics and control. System of equation of motion. Longitudinal and lateral motion. Effects of manoeuvres and gusts. Dynamic stability. Controllability. Supermanoeuvrability. Thrust vectored control. Bifurcation analysis. Chaos in aircraft dynamics. Control of flexible bodies. Load management. Flight simulations. Calculation and estimation of the aerodynamic coefficient from the in-flight measurements. Automatic control. New control methods: adaptive, reconfigurable methods, methods based on the biological principles, formation flights, etc. Autonomous systems. Flight of UAV, drones. Pilot in loop. Less skilled pilots. Pilot subjective decisions.
15. Description of practices
PhD student have not studied the flight mechanics, flight dynamics and control earlier must perform a homework, namely calcualtion or simulation studies of flight performance stability and controllability 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

Increasing knowledge in flight mechanics, flight dynamics and control; developing the competence in understanding, measuring, calculation, simulation and predicting the flight performance, characteristics of flight dynamics, stability and aircraft controllability.

B. Skills   C. Attitudes   D. Autonomy and Responsibility  
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