Introduction To Aeronautics Quick Notes and Syllabus (PTU)

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Introduction To Aeronautics Quick Notes and Syllabus (PTU)

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1. Introduction

History of aviation, History of space flight, History of Indian space experience, Pre Wright Brothers era,Wright Flyer, Conventional airplane, progress in airplane design and applications, Current status. Otherkinds of heavier than air vehicles, helicopter, VSTOL machines. Symbology of Aerospace : US Deptt ofdefence Aerospace Vehicle Designation, Vehicle Type Symbol : G-H-Q-S-V-Z; Basic Mission Symbols :A-B-C-E-F-AL-O-P-Q-S-T-U-X; Modified Mission Symbols : A-C,D,E,F,H,K,L,M,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W;Rocket Symbols : B,M,N,R,S; Manufacturers of Aerospace Vehicle in India-Aircraft, Space Vehicles,Main Aircraft operators in India; Aircraft Certification : Type certification, Airworthiness, CAA, FAA,DGCA, ICAO, Aircraft registration & marking of aircraft registered in India VT-AAA-ZZZ,VT HAA-HZZ, Introduction to Aircraft Communication System : Air Band Frequencies, Navigation-GPS, Instruments, Aircraft Flight Control System, Manual, Assisted, Stability Augmentation System,Autopilot, Fly by wire. Classification with examples : By flights regime; sub-Sonic, Supersonic,Hypersonic Flights By wing placement; High Wing, Low Wing, Mid Wing, Cruciform (X) Wing;
By Type : Aerostatic, Aerodynamic, FW, RW, Variable sweep, Mixed fixed-Rotary, surface effect vehicles. By Planforms : Rectangular, Elliptical, Delta, Double Delta, Ogive, By stall speed & wing span: (I-VI) combination (A-III). System of Axes – Motion longitudinal (Roll axis), lateral (Pitch axis),vertical (Yaw axis) (x,y,z), velocity (u, v, w) and acceleration. Angles of rotation – Roll, Pitch, Yaw,
Airfoil Nomenclature, Symmetric & Cambered Airfoil, Angle of Attack. Types of Missions ; Fly by,orbiter, atmospheric, lander, penetrator, observatory, Communicator, Aerospace mission of future.Cockpit definition parts, seats, flight deck central column rudder pedal instrument panel, pedestal panel,side console, overhead panel, glass cockpit, joystick.

2.  Space Vehicles

Missile and its types, space vehicles and its types, reusable space vehicles, space shuttle ,satellites, types of satellites and their functions

3. Airplane Propulsion

Requirement of power to fly, balance of forces, various means of producing power for forward flight.,piston engines ,jet propulsion-thrust equation, turbojet, turbofan, ramjet engines. Locations of such engines, Propellor and its use. Rocket engines.

4. Airplane Structures & Materials

Structural arrangement of the Wright Flyer,. Structural details of landing gear, wing, fuselage and tail planes, functions of ribs, skin, spars, stringers, longerons. Monocoque and semi-monocoque structures,materials for main components

5. Control Systems & Level Flight

Various types of flaps, function of rudder, elevator, ailerons, flaprons, elevons, types of tail planes,condition for straight & level flight, flight path angle.

Books that you should read for this syllabus are given below :

  • Fundamentals of Flight Richard S. Shevel , Prentice Hall
  • Introduction to flight- John D. Anderson
  • Mechanics of flight by A.C. Kermode
  • Aircraft Basic Science :Ralph D. Bent & James L. Mackinley
  • Jet Aircraft Power Sysytem : Jack V.Casamassa & Ralph D.Bent


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