COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Vehicle Aerodynamics AEN   361 5 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Ali KESKİN
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiMUSTAFA ATAKAN AKAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims to teach the concept of incompressible aerodynamics, basic aerodynamic problems, aerodynamic design of an aeroplane
Content
Basic formulation of fluid mechanics and aerodynamics problems. Inviscous and viscous flow. Wind tunnels and their applications to external aerodynamics. Computational aerodynamics. Comparisons between experimental results and numerical results. Aerodynamic design for drag reduction. Aerodynamics of engine cooling. Fluid structure interactions. Aerodynamic noise.

Learning Outcomes
1) Fluid mechanics princibles
2) Vehicle aerodynamics design
3) Vehicle aerodynamics design parameters
4) Aerodynamics analysis
5) Different aerodynamics applications
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Utilizes computer systems and softwares
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Is equipped with a variety of skills and techniques in engineering.
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3
Generates solutions for the problems in other disciplines by using statistical techniques
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Designs a system, component or process so as to meet various engineering needs within technical, economic, environmental, manufacturability, sustainability limitations.
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Comprehends visual, database and web programming techniques and has the ability of writing objective program
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Examines and learns applications in an enterprise independently, makes critical assesments of problems, formulates problems and selects suitable techniques for solutions.
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7
Leads the identification, development and usage of a product or production method.
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8
Is aware of the need for lifelong learning and self-renew
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9
Has effective oral and written English for technical or non-technical use
X
10
Uses computers very effectively, makes computer-aided drafting, designs, analysis, and presentations.
X
11
Improves constantly itself , as well as professional development scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities identifying needs of learning.
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Is aware of the technical and ethical responsibilities, has inquisitive and innovative quality
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Dimensional Analysis and Modelling Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
2 Dimensions and Units Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
3 Dimensional Homogeneity Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
4 Dimensional Analysis and Similarity Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
5 Buckingam PI Theorem Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
6 Approximate Solutions Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
7 Navier Stokes Equations Read the related reference book Discussion
Problem Solving
8 Midterm Exam Lecture notes and reference books Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
Testing
9 Equations of Motions Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
10 The Creeping Flow Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
11 Flow Over Bodies Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
12 Drag and Lift Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
13 Friction and Pressure Drag Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
14 Drag Coefficients of Common Geometries Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
15 Samples Read the related reference book Lecture
Discussion
Problem Solving
16-17 Final Exam Lecture notes and reference books Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
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