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KTU B.Tech S3 Syllabus Aeronautical Engineering

KTU B.Tech S3 Syllabus Aeronautical Engineering

  • MA201 Linear Algebra & Complex Analysis- DOWNLOAD

  • HS200 Business Economics- DOWNLOAD

  • CE230 Materials Testing Laboratory- DOWNLOAD

  • ME 230  Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab- DOWNLOAD

  • ME200-Fluid mechanics and Machinery- DOWNLOAD

  • ME205 Thermodynamics- DOWNLOAD

  • AO201 Aircraft basics and controls- DOWNLOAD

  • ME211 Mechanics of solids and mechanics of machines- DOWNLOAD

  • HS210 Life Skills- DOWNLOAD

KTU B.Tech S3 Syllabus Aeronautical Engineering for

AO201: AIRCRAFT BASICS AND CONTROLS
MODULE I

History of Flights – Balloon flight

Ornithopters

Early airplanes by wright brothers, biplanes and monoplanes

Developments in aerodynamics, materials, structures and propulsion over the years

MODULE II

Physical properties and structure of the atmosphere, temperature, pressure and altitude relationships.

Newton’s law of motions applied to aeronautics – evolution of lift, drag and moment

Aerofoils, mach number, maneuvers. aerodynamic forces on aircraft

Classification of NACA Aerofoils, aspect ratio, wing loading, centre of pressure and aerodynamic centre – aerofoil characteristics- lift, drag curves.

FIRST INTERNAL EXAM

MODULE III

Different types of flight vehicles, classifications.

Components of an airplane and their functions.

Wing and Landing gear configurations.

Conventional control, powered control, basic instruments for flying – typical systems for control actuation.

MODULE IV

General types of construction, Truss, monocoque & semimonocoque

Typical wing structure

metallic and non-metallic materials

Use of aluminum alloy, titanium, stainless-steel and composite materials.

SECOND INTERNAL EXAM

MODULE V

Basic ideas about piston, turboprop and jet engines

use of propeller and jets for thrust production -comparative merits,

Propeller – Operating Principle , Propeller classifications, Forces acting on a propeller

Principles of operation of rocket, types of rockets

MODULE VI

Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics

Basic Helicopter Components and their functions.

Types of rotor heads. Control mechanisms

Hovering and Autorotation

END SEMESTER EXAM

KTU B.Tech S3 Syllabus Aeronautical Engineering for

ME200-Fluid mechanics and Machinery

MODULE I

Fundamental concepts: Properties of fluid – density, specific weight, viscosity, surface tension, capillarity, vapour pressure, bulk modulus, compressibility, velocity, rate of shear strain, Newton’s law of viscosity, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, real and ideal fluids, incompressible and compressible fluids.

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