Singapore University of Social Sciences

Aircraft Engineering (EAS413)

Synopsis

The course provides an introductory sampler in a broad range of aircraft engineering subjects and provides business awareness of the aircraft design lifecycle. The course is delivered by academic staff from Cranfield University.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Preliminary aerospace vehicle design
  • Integrated product development tools
  • Major component design and structural layout
  • Methodologies for integrated product development
  • Case studies in Aircraft Engineering applied to both civilian and military vehicles

Learning Outcome

  • State the considerations in the preliminary stage of an aerospace vehicle design task
  • Explain the use of integrated product development tools in aircraft engineering.
  • Explain the strategies used for major aerospace vehicle component design and structural layout work.
  • Discuss and detail the methodologies that will be selected for integrated product development, given the problem of having to design an aerospace vehicle as an integrated product.
  • Use case studies in Aircraft Engineering to discuss the engineering design aspects for civilian and military aerospace vehicles.
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