ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
Aeronautical Engineering Technology (AET)

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AET Note 1. Flight instruction costs are not included in university tuition and fees.

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AET 150 Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering Technology. (1)
fall
Introduction to the fields of aeronautical engineering and engineering technology.

AET 191 First-Year Seminar. (1 – 3)
not regularly offered

AET 194 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

AET 210 Measurements and Testing. (3)
fall
Measurement systems, components, system response, and the characteristics of experimental data. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: MET 230; PHY 112, 114.

AET 215 Mechanics of Aerospace Systems. (3)
spring
Basic physics of flight. Principles and design of aircraft systems and powerplants.

AET 294 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

AET 300 Aircraft Design I. (3)
fall
Basic applied aerodynamics, propeller performance, and airplane performance analysis. Fee. Prerequisites: AET 210 and 215 (or AMT 280 and 287); ETC 100; MAT 260; PHY 112, 114.

AET 310 Instrumentation. (3)
fall
Measurement systems, components, system response, and the characteristics of experimental data. Methods of collecting and analyzing data. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: MAT 261. Pre- or corequisite: MET 313.

AET 312 Applied Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics. (3)
fall
Masses; motion kinematics; dynamics of machinery. Prerequisites: ETC 211; MAT 261.

AET 394 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

AET 396 Aerospace Professional Orientation. (1)
fall
Career focus for Aeronautical Engineering Technology students. Familiarization with the aerospace industry. Prerequisite: junior standing.

AET 409 Nondestructive Testing and Quality Assurance. (1)
not regularly offered
Purpose of inspection and quality assurance. Theory and application of nondestructive inspection methods. Application of pertinent standards, specifications, and codes. Lecture, lab. Cross-listed as AMT 409. Credit is allowed for only AET 409 or AMT 409. See AET Note 1. Prerequisite: AMT 280 or MET 230.

AET 415 Gas Dynamics and Propulsion. (3)
spring
Introduces compressible flow, internal and external flow, and aerothermodynamic analysis of propulsion systems. Prerequisite: MET 434.

AET 417 Aerospace Structures. (3)
fall
Analysis and design of aircraft and aerospace structures. Shear flow. Semimonocoque structures. Effects of dynamic loading. Prerequisites: AET 300, 312; MET 313.

AET 420 Applied Aerodynamics and Wind Tunnel Testing. (3)
fall
Introduces viscous and inviscid flow and their relationship to aircraft lift and drag. Wind tunnel design and testing. Lecture, lab. Prerequisites: AET 300; MET 434.

AET 432 Applied Heat Transfer. (3)
fall
Steady-state and transient conduction, heat transfer by convection and radiation. Applications of heat transfer. Prerequisite: MET 434 or instructor approval.

AET 484 Internship. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 487 Aircraft Design II. (3)
spring
Basic aerodynamics and airplane performance analysis methods applied to practical design project. Prerequisite: AET 300.

AET 490 Advanced Applied Aerodynamics. (3)
not regularly offered
Study of fluid motion and aerodynamics. Essentials of incompressible aerodynamics and computational fluid dynamics. Elements of laminar and turbulent flows. Prerequisites: AET 312; ETC 100; MAT 262.

AET 492 Honors Directed Study. (1 – 6)
not regularly offered

AET 493 Honors Thesis. (1 – 6)
not regularly offered

AET 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

AET 498 Pro-Seminar. (1 – 7)
not regularly offered

AET 499 Individualized Instruction. (1 – 3)
not regularly offered

AET 500 Research Methods. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 524 Application of Heat Transfer. (3)
fall
Energy conservation, steady-state and transient conduction, convection transfer, free and forced convection Reynolds analogy, blackbody and environmental radiation. Prerequisite: MET 434 or instructor approval.

AET 525 Advanced Propulsion. (3)
spring
Mechanics and thermodynamics of propulsion systems. Solid, liquid propellant rocket design performance. Electrical nuclear propulsion systems. Space missions. Prerequisites: both AET 415 and 420 (or MET 434) or only instructor approval.

AET 560 Numerical Methods in Engineering Technology. (3)
not regularly offered
Analyzes problems in physical sciences, models physical problems, perturbation techniques, curvefitting, data analysis, numerical solutions, ordinary and partial differential equations.

AET 580 Practicum. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 583 Field Work. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 584 Internship. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 590 Reading and Conference. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 591 Seminar. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 592 Research. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 593 Applied Project. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 594 Conference and Workshop. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

AET 595 Continuing Registration. (1)
not regularly offered

AET 598 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

AET 599 Thesis. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered

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