Tue Feb 12 11:55:29 2013
Effective Term: |
New:
1153 - Spring 2015 Old: 1119 - Fall 2011 |
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Max-Min Credits for Course: |
New:
3.0 to 3.0 credit(s) Old: 4.0 to 4.0 credit(s) |
Catalog Description: |
New:
Forces/moments, trim, linearization, transfer functions, dynamic response characteristics for aircraft. Aircraft stability/control derivatives, static longitudinal/lateral stability. Phugoid, short period, spiral, roll subsidence, dutch roll modes. Handling qualities. Design project. Written reports. Old: Forces/moments, trim, linearization, transfer functions, dynamic response characteristics for aircraft/spacecraft. Aircraft stability/control derivatives, static longitudinal/lateral stability. Phugoid, short period, spiral, roll subsidence, dutch roll modes. Handling qualities. Satellite attitude control. Use of MatLab for dynamic analysis. Design project. Written reports. |
Instructor Contact Hours: |
New:
3.0 hours per week Old: 4.0 hours per week |
Academic Progress Units: |
New:
Not allowed to bypass limits. 3.0 credit(s) Old: Not allowed to bypass limits. 4.0 credit(s) |
Financial Aid Progress Units: |
New:
Not allowed to bypass limits. 3.0 credit(s) Old: Not allowed to bypass limits. 4.0 credit(s) |
Repetition of Course: |
New:
Repetition not allowed.
Old: Repetition not allowed. |
Course Prerequisites for Catalog: |
New:
[2012, 2301, 3101, [WRIT 1301 or equiv], [CSE upper div or grad student]] or # Old: [2012, 2301, [WRIT 1301 or equiv], [CSE upper div or grad student]] or # |
Enforced Prerequisites: (course-based or non-course-based) |
New:
2012, 2301, 3101, [WRIT 1301 or WRIT 1401] Old: 002618 - AEM 2012, AEM 2301, Writ 1301 or Writ 1401 |
Editor Comments: |
New:
Dropping one credit, topics removed are now in 3101. No change to writing component. Old: Fixing writing prerequisites ENGC courses are gone |
Proposal Changes: |
New:
can just add 3101 to existing enforced prereqs group Old: <no text provided> |
Student Learning Outcomes: |
* Student in the course:
- Can identify, define, and solve problems
New:
Please explain briefly how this outcome will be addressed in the course. Give brief examples of class work related to the outcome. See ABET syllabus How will you assess the students' learning related to this outcome? Give brief examples of how class work related to the outcome will be evaluated. see ABET syllabus Old: Please explain briefly how this outcome will be addressed in the course. Give brief examples of class work related to the outcome. n/a How will you assess the students' learning related to this outcome? Give brief examples of how class work related to the outcome will be evaluated. n/a |
Question 2 (see CWB Requirement 2): |
What types of writing (e.g., research papers, problem sets, presentations,
technical documents, lab reports, essays, journaling etc.) will be assigned? Explain how these
assignments meet the requirement that writing be a significant part of the course work, including
details about multi-authored assignments, if any. Include the required length for each writing
assignment and demonstrate how the minimum word count (or its equivalent) for finished writing will
be met. New: 1 Formal Lab Report: 15 pages 1 Formal Design Report: 10 pages both will be revised and resubmitted Old: 1 Formal Lab Report � 15 pages 1 Formal Design Report � 10 pages both will be revised and resubmitted |
Question 3 (see CWB Requirement 3): |
How will students' final course grade depend on their writing performance?
What percentage of the course grade will depend on the quality and level of the student's writing
compared to the percentage of the grade that depends on the course content? Note that this information
must also be on the syllabus. New: Reports will constitute 60% of the grade, one half of the grade on each report will depend on the student's writing quality (30% of total grade). Old: Reports will constitute 60% of the grade, one half of the grade on each report will depend on the student�s writing quality (30% of total grade). |
Provisional Syllabus: |
Please provide a provisional syllabus for new courses
and courses in which changes in content and/or description and/or credits are proposed that include the following information:
course goals and description; format/structure of the course (proposed number of instructor contact hours per week, student
workload effort per week, etc.); topics to be covered; scope and nature of assigned readings (texts, authors, frequency, amount
per week); required course assignments; nature of any student projects; and how students will be evaluated.
The University policy on credits is found under Section 4A of "Standards for Semester Conversion" at http://www.fpd.finop.umn.edu/groups/senate/documents/policy/semestercon.html . Provisional course syllabus information will be retained in this system until new syllabus information is entered with the next major course modification, This provisional course syllabus information may not correspond to the course as offered in a particular semester. New: Syllabus AEM 4303W Flight Dynamics and Control 3 Credits Catalog Description: Forces/moments, trim, linearization, transfer functions, dynamic response characteristics for aircraft. Aircraft stability/control derivatives, static longitudinal/lateral stability. Phugoid, short period, spiral, roll subsidence, dutch roll modes. Handling qualities. Design project. Written reports. Course Web Address: http://www.aem.umn.edu/courses/aem4303/ Prerequisites by Topic: 1. Dynamics (AEM 2012) 2. Mechanics of Flight (AEM 2301) 3. Simulation with Matlab (AEM 3101) 3. Freshman composition (WRIT 1301 or equiv) Text: Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics, Thomas R. Yechout et al, AIAA Education Series, 2003. Format of Course: 3 hours of lecture per week Computer Usage: MatLab/Simulink Course Objectives: Develop an understanding of the rigid body equations of motion of aerospace vehicles, longitudinal and lateral stability control of aircraft, mathematical modeling of aerospace vehicles, aircraft flying qualities. Development of written communication skills. Course Outcomes: Students who successfully complete the course will demonstrate the following outcomes by tests, homework, and written reports: 1. An understanding of mathematical modeling of the dynamics of aerospace vehicles 2. An understanding of the static stability of aircraft 3. An understanding of the dynamics response of aircraft. 4. An understanding of the flying qualities of aircraft 5. The ability to use computational tools to model aircraft 6. Ability to prepare a written report. Relationship of course to program objectives: This course develops topics in aircraft stability and control. It provides a broad background in aerospace engineering. It introduces essential tools and problem solving techniques and helps to produce graduates who can be successful in graduate level work. Relationship of course to program outcomes: This course provides the following outcomes: 1. Apply mathematics 2. Design and conduct experiments 3. System design 4. Identify engineering problems 5. Communication skills 6. Lifelong learning 7. Engineering tools 8. Aerodynamics 9. Flight mechanics 10. Stability and control Direct Measures Outcome: Design and Conduct Experiments Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can identify the stability derivatives of small general aviation aircraft by conducting a wind tunnel test. Assessment Method: Technical report Outcomes: System Design, Stability and Control Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can design a stability augmentation system for an aircraft. Assessment Method: Technical report/memo Outcome: Communications Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can communicate engineering results. Assessment Method: Technical reports Outcome: Lifelong learning Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can research a topic (aircraft parameters) needed for their technical reports. Assessment Method: Homework assignments and reports. Assessment Method: Homework assignments and reports. Course Outline: Lectures (Hrs, approx.) Topics 9 Review of Aircraft aerodynamics 6 Aircraft equations of motion 3 Longitudinal Dynamics 3 Lateral Dynamics 3 Maneuverability 3 Stability 3 Flying and Handling Qualities 3 Command and Stability Augmentation 3 Aerodynamic Modelling 3 Aerodynamic Stability and Control Derivatives Outcome Measurement: Accomplished through homework, periodic exams, a final exam, and laboratory and simulation project reports. Go-No-Goes: The go-no-goes for this course are the lab and simulation reports, which must be passed for the student to pass the course. Student Survey Questions: This course improved my ability to do the following: 1. Apply knowledge of math, science and engineering. 2. Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems. 3. Communicate effectively. 4. Be aware of contemporary issues. 5. Use modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. Please answer the following questions regarding this course: 6. The textbook was a useful reference and appropriate for the course. 7. The level of work required in this course was appropriate for the credit given. 8. The homework helped me understand static stability of aircraft. 9. The homework helped me understand the dynamic response of aircraft. 10. The laboratory helped me understand aerodynamic coefficients. 11. The laboratory helped me understand static longitudinal stability of aircraft. 12. The laboratory improved my ability to see the relationship between mathematical analyses and experimental observations. 13. The simulation project was interesting and appropriate for the course 14. The simulation project helped me understand computer modeling of the dynamic response of aerospace vehicles. 15. The simulation project helped me to understand feedback control. 16. The reports improved my ability in written technical communications. Last modified: 2013-2-12 Old: Syllabus AEM 4303W Flight Dynamics and Control 4 Credits Catalog Description: Forces/moments, trim, linearization, transfer functions, dynamic response characteristics for aircraft/spacecraft. Aircraft stability/control derivatives, static longitudinal/lateral stability. Phugoid, short period, spiral, roll subsidence, dutch roll modes. Handling qualities. Satellite attitude control. Use of MatLab for dynamic analysis. Design project. Written reports. Course Web Address: http://www.aem.umn.edu/courses/aem4303/ Prerequisites by Topic: 1. Dynamics (AEM 2012) 2. Mechanics of Flight (AEM 2301) 3. Freshman composition (ENGC 1011 or equiv) Text: Introduction to Aircraft Flight Mechanics, Thomas R. Yechout et al, AIAA Education Series, 2003. Format of Course: 4 hours of lecture per week Computer Usage: MatLab/Simulink Course Objectives: Develop an understanding of the rigid body equations of motion of aerospace vehicles, longitudinal and lateral stability control of aircraft, mathematical modeling of aerospace vehicles, aircraft flying qualities, space craft attitude control. Develop an ability to use computational tools to model aerospace vehicle dynamics. Development of written communication skills. Course Outcomes: Students who successfully complete the course will demonstrate the following outcomes by tests, homework, and written reports: 1. An understanding of mathematical modeling of the dynamics of aerospace vehicles 2. An understanding of the static stability of aircraft 3. An understanding of the dynamics response of aircraft. 4. An understanding of the flying qualities of aircraft 5. The ability to use computational tools to model aircraft and spacecraft dynamics 6. An understanding of space craft attitude control 7. Ability to prepare a written report. Relationship of course to program objectives: This course develops topics in aircraft stability and control and feedback control of space craft. It provides a broad background in aerospace engineering. It introduces essential tools and problem solving techniques and helps to produce graduates who can be successful in graduate level work. Relationship of course to program outcomes: This course provides the following outcomes: 1. Apply mathematics 2. Design and conduct experiments 3. System design 4. Identify engineering problems 5. Communication skills 6. Lifelong learning 7. Engineering tools 8. Aerodynamics 9. Flight mechanics 10. Stability and control 11. Other space Spacecraft attitude control Direct Measures Outcome: Design and Conduct Experiments Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can identify the stability derivatives of small general aviation aircraft by conducting a wind tunnel test. Assessment Method: Technical report Outcomes: System Design, Stability and Control Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can design a stability augmentation system for an aircraft. Assessment Method: Technical report/memo Outcome: Communications Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can communicate engineering results. Assessment Method: Technical reports Outcome: Lifelong learning Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can research a topic (aircraft parameters) needed for their technical reports. Assessment Method: Homework assignments and reports. Outcome: Engineering Tools Performance Criteria: Students demonstrate that they can use Matlab/Simulink to analyze aircraft dynamics and control. Assessment Method: Homework assignments and reports. Course Outline: Lectures (Hrs, approx.) Topics 2 Review basic aerodynamics 6 Longitudinal static stability and control and wind tunnel lab 3 Lateral static stability and control 3 Response of first and second order systems 3 Introduction to MatLab/Simulink 6 Vehicle equations of motion, small disturbance theory 6 Longitudinal and lateral approximations 3 Flying qualities 9 Spacecraft attitude control Outcome Measurement: Accomplished through homework, periodic exams, a final exam, and laboratory and simulation project reports. Go-No-Goes: The go-no-goes for this course are the lab and simulation reports, which must be passed for the student to pass the course. Student Survey Questions: This course improved my ability to do the following: 1. Apply knowledge of math, science and engineering. 2. Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems. 3. Communicate effectively. 4. Be aware of contemporary issues. 5. Use modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. Please answer the following questions regarding this course: 6. The textbook was a useful reference and appropriate for the course. 7. The level of work required in this course was appropriate for the credit given. 8. The homework helped me understand static stability of aircraft. 9. The homework helped me understand the dynamic response of aircraft. 10. The homework helped me understand the feedback control of space craft. 11. The laboratory helped me understand aerodynamic coefficients. 12. The laboratory helped me understand static longitudinal stability of aircraft. 13. The laboratory improved my ability to see the relationship between mathematical analyses and experimental observations. 14. The simulation project was interesting and appropriate for the course 15. The simulation project helped me understand computer modeling of the dynamic response of aerospace vehicles. 16. The simulation project helped me to understand feedback control. 17. The demonstration enhanced my understanding of space craft control. 19. The reports improved my ability in written technical communications. Last modified: 2010-4-14 |