## Course Detail

 Course Name Flight Dynamics & Control Course Code 19AEE403 Program B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering Semester Seven Year Taught 2019

### Syllabus

##### Unit 1

Review of Static Stability – Concepts and Introduction to Dynamic Stability – Review: Body Axis, Stability Axis, Earth Axis – Euler Angles – Transformation between axis – Advantages of different axis – Aircraft Equations of Motion.

##### Unit 2

Small Perturbation Theory: Linear Equations of Motion, Stability Derivatives, Longitudinal and Lateral Modes – Concept and Physics – Characteristic Equation – Transfer Function Approach – State Space Modelling and its application to Modes.

##### Unit 3

Flying and Handling Qualities – Autopilots – Stability Augmentation System (SAS). Active Control Technology(ACT): Relaxed static stability, gust load alleviation, direct lift control, direct side force generator.

### Objectives and Outcomes

Objectives

• To introduce students to flight dynamics and control of aircrafts in order to achieve satisfactory flying and handling qualities.

Course Outcomes

• CO1: Explain static and dynamic stability of an aircraft
• CO2: Apply ‘Small perturbation theory’ to derive Linear equations of motion of an aircraft
• CO3: Derive stability derivatives using first principles
• CO4: Understand concept and physics of Longitudinal and lateral Modes
• CO5: Derive transfer function of aircraft motion for different control surface inputs
• CO6: Recognise the importance of Flying and Handling qualities
• CO7: Discuss advanced concepts like stability augmentation system, autopilot and control configured vehicles

CO – PO Mapping

 PO/PSO/ CO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12 PSO1 PSO2 PSO3 CO1 2 2 2 1 1 1 3 2 2 CO2 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 2 CO3 1 2 3 1 2 1 3 3 3 CO4 1 2 3 1 2 1 3 3 1 CO5 2 2 2 1 1 3 2 3 CO6 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 3 3 3 CO7 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 3 3 3

### Textbook / References

Textbook(s)

• M.V. Cook, Flight Dynamics Principles, “A Linear Systems Approach To Aircraft Stability And Control,” 3rd Edition, Elsevier, 2013.

Reference(s)

• Robert C Nelson,”Introduction To Flight Stability And Automatic Control,” 2nd Edition, Mcgraw-Hill, 1998.
• Warren F Philips, “Mechanics Of Flight”, Wiley, 2004.

Evaluation Pattern

 Assessment Internal External Periodical 1 (P1) 15 – Periodical 2 (P2) 15 – *Continuous Assessment (CA) 20 – End Semester – 50 *CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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