The objective for this course is to develop an understanding of low-speed aerodynamics and an introduction to compressible flows. The course covers concepts in incompressible airfoil theory, including symmetric and cambered airfoils using analytical and numerical approaches. The course also covers incompressible wing theory, including down wash, lifting-line theory, elliptic wings, general twisted wings, application of fundamentals to the design of a wing to meet given performance criteria. Finally, the course covers topics in elementary gas dynamics, including expansion waves and shock waves, as well as thin airfoils in compressible flows.
Aircraft structural foundation
The aim of Aircraft Stucture is to study different types of beams and columns subjected to various types of loading and support conditions with particular emphasis on aircraft structural components.
This course is an introduction to the dynamics and vibrations of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Topics covered include kinematics, force-momentum formulation for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion, work-energy concepts, virtual displacements and virtual work. Students will also become familiar with the following topics: Lagrange's equations for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion, and linearization of equations of motion. After this course, students will be able to evaluate free and forced vibration of linear multi-degree of freedom models of mechanical systems and matrix eigenvalue problems.
Principle of Automatic Control
This course is an introduction to analysis and design of feedback control systems, foucusing on classical control theory in the time domain and its further application to intelligent vehicle system. The lectures will focus on linear system control thoery, and PID controller. In the discussions and experiments, the students will implement PID controller parameter configuration and system performance evaluation. Moreover, Kalman filtering and related perception algorithms will be introduced as the advanced knowledge. Finally the students will use sensor data from vehicle platform to implement perception module, like lane detection and tracking, obstacle detection, pedestrian detection and tracking.
This course introduces several engineering materials, including metal materials (pure metals and alloys), non-metallic materials (polymers, ceramics and composites) and nano-materials, and their micro/meso-structures, macro-mechanical properties, microscopic mechanisms and the possible ways to improve their mechanical properties.
First and second laws of thermodynamics; properties of pure substances; closed and open systems of various types; applications to steady-flow and non-flow processes; power and refrigeration cycles;psychrometrics.
Linear Electronic Circuitry
This course is obligatory for all majors associated with electronics. It is about analysis, structures and applications of low-frequency analog circuits, including basic semiconductor devices, amplifier principle, characteristics and applications of integrated operational amplifier. Students should master the theoretical and practical knowledge about analog circuits after this course and get prepared for the study of analog integrated circuits.
"This course is intended to provide the student majoring in civil, architectural and other related areas skills of structural analysis at an intermediate level. It consists of three major topics: Matrix analysis of structures, Plastic
limit analysis and dynamic behavior of structures. The matrix analysis part exposes the student to the elementary skills and procedures in large-scale problems that can only be dealt with using computers. The second topic covers the essential concepts in plastic design of structures. In the third topic, emphasis is placed on the dynamic response analysis of discrete parameter (lumped mass) systems. The behavior and elementary skills of dynamic analysis of discrete parameter systems are studied."
The atmospheric air and water on the Earth surface are our familiar fluids due to their flows makeing much effects on our dailylife at all times.Fluid Mechanics is a scientific subject evidently exploring the law of the macroscopical motion of this kind of Newtonian fluid. The term fluid includes both gases and liquids. The methods and techniques in fluid mechanics are widely applied to deal with many problems in biofluid, environmental fluid, geophysical fluid and so on. This course is to introduce the terminology and techniques required in the study of the flows of fluids. The goal is to help students apply the universal physical principles such as conservation of mass, momentum and energy to understand the fundamental equations which govern most of the flow of fluids.
Introduction to Aeronautics and Astronautics
Introduces the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Topics include aircraft flight, rocket propulsion, space travel, and contemporary space missions. May include hands-on activities.
Heat and Mass Transfer
Aiming at the practical problems in the engineering of heat and mass transportation, this course will focus on the fundamentals of heat flux and mass flow transportation, present physical problems and their mathematical descriptions, explain the enhanced heat and mass transfer approaches and traditional techniques and design principles. An original English text book will be used as teaching material. The objective of the course is to master the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer, as well as English professional terms, to teach and study the skills and knowledge essential to compete internationally.
Students will use metal working tools and machines safely. Students will build advanced projects independently. Skills in sheet metal fabrication, welding, soldering, forge work and foundry are also mastered. Projects are designed to allow the student to gain an insight into the construction and manufacturing industry by safely using various machines and equipment to fabricate a finished project using accurate measuring skills and knowledge to produce a high quality final product.
Methods of Mathematical Physics
"This course is set for the students with physics major of the School of Physics, but also can be reference for students with other physics class of majors. On the basis of Calculus (calculus of one variable and several variables, power series and Fourier series, ordinary differential equations, vector analysis, linear algebra), this course focuses on the basic properties of analytic functions and its applications, including the Γ function, integral transform and δ function, and on preparing for the relevant physics theory courses.
Syllabus of Digital Logic Lab
Understand fundamental design and analysis methods of analog circuits, study basic skills of analog circuit experiments, able to do practical applications.Covers electrics, electronics and engineering.
Topics include circuit experiments of transistor amplifier, operational amplifier, voltage-peak detector, two-phase oscillator, LC voltage-controlled oscillator, complementary symmetrical power amplifier, signal generator, regulated Voltage source and analog phase-locked loop. CAD of Feedback amplifier, Filter and Wien bridge frequency -selected amplifier.
Computer Aided Design
Mechanics of materials
"Upon the completion of the course the student should be
• Calculate the principal stresses and strains in a loaded
• Solve problems using stress transformation and Mohr’s
• Apply Hooke’s law for plane stress and plane strain
• Calculate stresses in thin walled spherical or cylindrical
• Calculate the stresses produced by combined axial,
bending and torsional loads"
With analytic mechanics, many topics of kinematics and dynamics of mechanical systems are introduced. The course Mainly includes: constraints of motion, generalized coordinates, degrees of freedom, principle of virtual work. For fixed-point motion of rigid body, the Euler angles and Euler Equations of kinematics are introduced; and more, parallel planar motion, fixed-axis motion and general motion of rigid bodies are also presented. The equations of motion in non-inertial reference frame and their application are discussed. Lagrangian and Lagrange equations are introduced, and as their applications, central force motions and small oscillations for multi-degrees of freedom mechanical systems are discussed. Center of mass and reference frame of center of mass for many particle systems are presented. Dynamical laws of the particle groups are discussed, and the laws are used to solve mechanical problems. For rigid body dynamics, the inertia tensor and Euler dynamical equation are introduced. From the Lagrange equations of motion, we deduce the canonical equations of motions, the conservations of some mechanical quantities of mechanical systems are discussed. Finally, we discuss the Poisson brackets and Hamilton`s principle and Hamilton-Jacobi equation.
Basic principles of mechanical design
This course is a basic technology course to foster the mechanical design capacity of students. The course has its teaching content focused on basic knowledge, basic theory and basic methods, and has its practical training focused on the basic training of design skills and innovative design capability.