IISc Bangalore

Flight Vehicle Design (2:1)

AE 271

This course is an introduction to aircraft design emphasizing on the conceptual design of civil transport aircraft. The topics include design process, airworthiness, safety, environmental issues, requirements, overall configuration and systems, fuselage layout, wing and tail design, mass and balance, power plant selection, landing gear layout, aircraft performance, cost estimation, and initial design and sizing.

Text books: 

Daniel P Raymer, Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach, AIAA Education series.
Jan Roskam, Airplane Design, Part VIII, Roskam Aviation and Engineering Corporation.
Thomas C Corke, Design of Aircraft, University of Notre Dame, Prentice Hall.




S. N. Omkar

Offering Dates: 

4th week of July to 3rd week of Dec