ASE101 - Introduction to Aerospace Engineering (2 + 0) 2

Aerospace engineering history, interest topics and relationships with other engineering disciplines; aerospace engineering in Turkey, and expectations fromaerospace engineers; industrial developments; air vehicle types; Atılım University Aerospace Engineering Department, academic personnel, curricula, internships, research topics, and regulations.

ASE102 - Introduction to Aircraft Performance (2 + 2) 4.5

Basic components and functions of aircraft; forces and moments acting on aircraft, aerodynamics; performance: equations of motion, horizontal flight, climb performance, takeoff performance, gliding, descent and landing performance, range and endurance, flight envelope, V-n diagram; longitudinal static stability, aerodynamic center, criterion for longitudinal static stability, static margin, unstable aircraft.

ASE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 6

Students are expected to work at manufacturing, maintenance, quality control or research and development departments at a firm preferentially in Aerospace Industry during 20 working days; in addition, students are required to present their work with a report.

ASE301 - Applied Elasticity (3 + 1) 5

Generalized theory of pure bending and shear stresses; shear center; torsion of non-circular beams; concepts of stress and strain in 3-D; generalized Hooke`s Law; plane-stress and plane-strain problems; stress concentrations, thermal stresses; axisymmetric problems; aerospace applications.

ASE302 - Aerospace Structures (3 + 1) 5

Aerospace materials, airworthiness, air vehicle structural loads, thin walled stiffened open section and closed section beams bending, torsion and shear analyses; structural idealization; stress analyses for airplane structures; experimental stress analysis.

ASE308 - Flight Mechanics (3 + 1) 6

Reference frames, coordinate systems and transformations, notations; longitudinal static stability and control; maneuverability; lateral, directional static stability and control; stability derivatives; stability of uncontrolled motion.

ASE304 - Aerodynamics I (3 + 2) 6

Potential flow theory, complex potential, flow around cylinder, lift, aerodynamic parameters; thin airfoil theory, Kutta condition, Kelvin?s circulation theorem, symmetric and cambered airfoils; finite wing theory.

ASE306 - Propulsion Systems I (3 + 1) 5

Introduction to propulsion systems; aerothermodynamics of propulsion systems; Carnot, Brayton, Otto cycles; mixtures, combustion; equilibrium and dissociation; reciprocating engines; rocket engines; ideal engine cycle analysis.

ASE401 - Aerospace Engineering Design (3 + 1) 7

Conceptual design of fixed wing aircraft; aircraft sizing; airfoil and geometry selection; thrust to weight ratio and wing loading; configuration layout; propulsion and fuel systems integration; landing gear and subsystems; aerodynamics, stability, performance and flight mechanics; cost analysis.

ASE405 - Aerodynamics II (3 + 2) 6

Compressible air flow, governing equations for inviscid compressible flow, normal and oblique shock waves, Prandtl Meyer expansion waves, linearized theory; viscous air flow, Navier Stokes equations, boundary layer simplifications, two dimensional boundary layer equations, similarity solutions, Blassius solution, integral methods, effects of pressure gradient, laminar and turbulent flow, transition and turbulence, law of the wall.

ASE407 - Propulsion Systems II (3 + 1) 5

Aerothermodynamic performance of aircraft engines; non-ideal cycle analysis of turbojet, turbofan and turboprop engines; loading characteristics of axial and radial compressors and turbines; performance of non-rotating components: inlets, nozzles and combustion chambers.

ASE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 6

Students are expected to work at management department of a firm preferentially in Aerospace Industry during 20 working days; in addition, students are required to present their work and gained experience with a report.

ASE422 - Computational Aerodynamics (3 + 0) 5

Simplifications to the Navier-Stokes equations;Integral formulation of potential flow equations for inviscid irrotational subsonic flows,panel methods,design optimization with panel methods,inverse airfoil design using a panel code,characteristic lines.Numerical solution of the Transonic Small Disturbance equation using Finite Difference methods in cartesian coordinates;analysis of transonic flows past airfoils.Numerical solution of the Full Potential Flow Equation in curvilinear coordinate sys

ASE424 - Turbulent Flows (3 + 0) 5

Nature of turbulent flow, transport equations, definition of statistical turbulent flows, turbulent flow scales and spectral definition. Introduction to modelling, Direct Numerical Simuation (DNS), Eddy vicous flow model, Reynolds stress and related models, Large Eddy Simulation and experimental techniques in turbulent flows

ASE425 - Introduction to Boundary Layer Theory (3 + 0) 5

General information and governing equations for viscous flows. Laminar boundary layer equations for incompressible flows. Boundary layer separation. Boundary layer on straight wall. Integral momentum and energy equations for boundary layers. Turbulent boundary layer for incompressible flows. Turbulence modelling. Flow separation and control.

ASE426 - Aerodynamic Geometry Optimization (3 + 0) 5

Aerodynamic solvers, definition of optimization problem, one dimensional optimization, multidimensional optimization, constrained optimization.

ASE427 - Helicopter Aerodynamics (3 + 0) 5

Momentum theory and blade element theory in hoover and vertical flight. Rotor types, circular blade motion. Momentum theory and blade element theory in forward flight. Helicopter performance: hoover, vertical and forward flight.

ASE402 - Design Project (1 + 4) 8

Conceptual or applied design projects from different areas of Aerospace Engineering which shall be studied with a team.