M8 Aerodynamics

Module 8 Aerodynamics for CAT A, B1, B2 & B3

Postby easaman » 18 Feb 2012 08:54

MODULE 8 — BASIC AERODYNAMICS
Category A: 20 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 25 minutes.
Category B1: 20 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 25 minutes.
Category B2: 20 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 25 minutes.
Category B3: 20 multi-choice and 0 essay questions. Time allowed 25 minutes.

MODULE 8. BASIC AERODYNAMICS
LEVEL A B1 B2 B3
8.1 Physics of the Atmosphere 1 2 2 1
International Standard Atmosphere (ISA), application to aerodynamics.

8.2 Aerodynamics 1 2 2 1
Airflow around a body;
Boundary layer, laminar and turbulent flow, free stream flow, relative
airflow, upwash and downwash, vortices, stagnation;
The terms: camber, chord, mean aerodynamic chord, profile (parasite) drag,
induced drag, centre of pressure, angle of attack, wash in and wash out,
fineness ratio, wing shape and aspect ratio;
Thrust, Weight, Aerodynamic Resultant;
Generation of Lift and Drag: Angle of Attack, Lift coefficient, Drag coef­ficient, polar curve, stall;
Aerofoil contamination including ice, snow, frost.

8.3 Theory of Flight 1 2 2 1
Relationship between lift, weight, thrust and drag;
Glide ratio;
Steady state flights, performance;
Theory of the turn;
Influence of load factor: stall, flight envelope and structural limitations;
Lift augmentation.

8.4 Flight Stability and Dynamics 1 2 2 1
Longitudinal, lateral and directional stability (active and passive)
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