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AVT 2247 Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics I

Properties of the Standard Atmosphere. Applies basic physics conservation concepts to incompressible, low-speed aerodynamics to develop analytical equations for lift and drag. Develops methods for basic aircraft performance analysis to include maximum angle and rate of climb, cruise and gliding flight. Discusses basic static and dynamic stability requirements.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PHY 1141 and MAT 1580 or MAT 1470 and MAT 1570 


  • Comprehend basic static and dynamic stability requirements for an aircraft.
  • Comprehend and apply the basic principles of aerodynamics.
  • Apply analysis methods developed in class to predicting aircraft performance during cruise, climb, and glide flight conditions.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3