Program tanımları
GRADUATE CURRICULUM
Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering
AE600 Ph.D. Thesis NC
8 Elective Courses 3
Total credit hours: 24
Ph.D. on B.S. in Aerospace Engineering
AE600 Ph.D. Thesis NC
AE501 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers I (3-0)3
AE502 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers II (3-0)3
13 Elective Courses 3
Total credit hours: 45
Course Descriptions
AE501 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers I (3-0)3
Linear spaces and operators. Matrix algebra. Tensor fields. Complex analysis. Calculation of variations.
AE502 Advanced Mathematics for Engineers II (3-0)3
General consideration on differential equations. Power series solutions and special functions. Boundary-value problems. Transform methods. Green's functions. Partial differential equations. Perturbation methods.
AE531 Advanced Engine and Process Thermodynamics (3-0)3
General thermodynamics, fundamental laws, property relations, mixtures, chemical equilibrium, stability, Jacobian derivatives, second law analysis of aeronautical systems; applied statistical thermodynamics for determination of termophysical properties.
AE532 Advanced Aircraft Engine Design (3-0)3
Performance and characteristics of aircraft engine. Two and three dimensional flows. Theories of compressors and turbines. Matching of components and evaluation of the performance.
AE534 Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer (3-0)3
Integral transform techniques, conjugate and nonlinear heat conduction; rarefield and compressible flow heat transfer around cylindrical objects; radiation properties of gases and applications to combustion chambers.
AE538 Combustion in Engines (3-0)3
Basic models of combustion; laminar flames, turbulent flames, ignition and flame stabilization of liquids; combustion design: Application of chemical reactor theory,physical modelling, basic diagnostic techniques; combustion in practical systems; reciprocal engines, gas turbines, environmental and economic considerations.
AE539 Advanced Combustion in Engines (3-0)3
Turbulent flames, diffusion and premixed types, wrinkles. Combustion in two-phase flow systems, spray combustion. Ignition. Combustor design.
AE541 Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (3-0)3
Solution of partial differential equation by discrete methods (finite difference, finite volume, panel). Treatment of Potential, Euler and Navier Stokes equations in general nonorthogonal, curvilinear coordinates. Emphasis on error, accuracy, stability and convergence criteria.
AE542 Turbulent Boundary Layers (3-0)3
Generalities on flows and t.b.l.: physical description, mathematical formulation, avereging, Reynolds eqs. energy eqs. dissip., homogeneity, isotrophy, correlations, micro-macro scales, energy spectrum, intermittency, hot-wire anemometry; t.b.l equations; continuity, momentum, total enthalpy, closure problem, Crocco's integral; transition criteria, numerical methods: F.D. formulation, nature of the parabolic equations.
AE543 Internal Fluid Mechanics (3-0)3
General features of internal flows as applied to compressors and turbines. Concepts of unsteady rotating flows. Blade element theory.Effect of viscosity and compressibility. Secondary flows. Flow instabilities in turbomachines.
AE544 Advanced Airfoil and Propeller Theory (3-0)3
Theory and design of airfoil sections lifting and thickness problems. Lifting line and lifting surface theory as applied to propellers and airfoils. Integral boundary layer methods. Propeller thrust and torque.
AE545 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (3-0)3
Introduction to cartesian tensors; Basic notions of fluid mechanics; Mathematical basis of inviscid flow; Basis of panel methods or physics and calculation of turbulent shear flows
AE547 Experimental Aerodynamics (2-2)3
Experimental techniques in aerodynamics; Pressure, temperature and velocity measurement techniques. Steady and unsteady pressure measurements and various types of pressure probes and transducers, errors in pressure measurements. Measurement of temperature using thermocouples, resistance thermometers, temperature sensitive paints and liquid crystals. Measurement of velocity using hot wire anemometry. Calibration of single and two wire probes. Velocity measurement using Laser Doppler Velocimetry. Data acquisition and digital signal processing techniques.
AE548 Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Noise (3-0)3
Basic equations of fluid dynamics, linearized Euler equations, speed of sound. Classical Acoustics: the wave equation, solutions in Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates. Fourier transform and convolution integrals, Green's function for the wave equation. Compact, noncompact sources. Lighthill's theory of aerodynamic noise: acoustic analogy, jet noise, scaling laws. Turbomachinery noise: duct acoustics, mode generation mechanisms, sound attenuation. Noise from moving bodies: helicopter noise, propeller noise, airframe noise. Computational aeroacoustics: high-resolution numerical algorithms, boundary conditions.
AE551 Introduction to Space Sciences (3-0)3
The sun and it's interaction with the near earth space; Earth's neutral atmosphere; fenosphere and magnetospere, some selected topics on quiet and disturbed ionosphere.
AE552 Selected Topics On Space Applications: Microgravity (3-0)3
Space systems and conditions for manufacturing in space, the fluid mechanics of microgravity, phase transitions in microgravity, application.
AE554 Applied Orbital Mechanics (3-0)3
Basic physical principals of orbital motion; circumlunar, circumsolar and terrestrial satellite orbital motions in spherical and harmonic fields; perturbations due to gravitation, light pressure and friction; methods of determination of an orbit. Satellite attitude dynamics.
AE562 Theory of Plates (3-0)3
Introduction to "Boundary Value Problems" in elasticity theory. Stress resultant in plates. Strain-displacement relations and displacement. Stress-displacement relations. Basic assumptions in thin plate theory. Governing equations of classical plate theory. Classical and numerical methods of solution in aerospace, mechanical and civil engineering structures. Introduction to vibrations, stability and shear theory of plates. Introduction to composite plates.
AE564 Wave Analysis and Wave Propagation in Structures (3-0)3
Introduction to the dynamics of wave motion. Energy carrying mechanisms. Motion in infinite, uninterrupted uniform structures. Characteristics of wave speeds of one-dimensional continuous systems. Coupled vibrations of open-section , thin-walled channels. Wave propagation in mono and multi-couple periodic structures. Characteristics of propagation constants. Remarks about non-periodic structures.
AE566 Aeroelasticity (3-0)3
Static aeroelasticity: lift distribution on an elastic surface, divergence, aileron effectiveness and reversal. Unsteady aerodynamics: oscillatory and arbitrary motions of a 2-D thin airfoil, strip theory. Dynamic responce (to gusts,etc.)
AE577 Physics of Gases (3-0)3
Quantum theory background. The vector model of the atom. Statistical mechanics. Calculation of the thermodynamic properties. Chemical thermodynamics.
AE578 Nonequilibrium Gas Dynamics (3-0)3
High temperature flows. Equilibrium and nonequilibrium kinetic theories. Flow with translational and chemical nonequilibrium. Radiative gas dynamics.
AE581 Automatic Flight Control Systems (3-0)3
AFCS design, implementation, testing and certification process. Definitions and requirementn.Sensors, actuators, navigation and guidance systems. Aircraft equations of motion. Simulation. Design of stability augmentation, attitude and flight path control systems.
AE590 Seminar (0-2)NC
Presentation involving current research given by graduate students and invited speakers.
AE600 Ph.D. Thesis (NC)
Program of research leading to Ph.D. degree arranged between the student and a faculty member. Students register to this course in all semesters starting from the beginning of their second semester while the research program or write-up of thesis is in progress.
AE700-799 Special Topics in Aeronautical Engineering (3-0)3
Courses not listed in catalogue. Contents vary from year to year according to interest of students and instructor in charge.
AE800-899 Special Studies (4-2)NC
M.S. students choose and study a topic under the guidance of a faculty member normally his/her advisor.
AE900-999 Advanced Studies (4-0)NC
Graduate students as a group or a Ph.D student choose and study advanced topics under the guidance of a faculty member normally his/her advisor.