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AERO 4602 [0.5 credit] Introductory Aeroelasticity

Review of structural behaviour of lifting surface elements; structural dynamics, Laplace Transforms, dynamic stability; modal analysis; flutter, Theodorsen's theory; flutter of a typical section; wing flutter, T-tail flutter, propeller whirl flutter; gust response; buffeting, limit cycle flutter.
Prerequisite(s): (MAAE 3300 or MECH 3310) and SYSC 3600 and fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week.