Faculty of Engineering

Aeronautical (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Aeronautical (2015)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 4.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty shown above can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

All candidates are required to complete a minimum of 192 credit points and a Practical Experience period to be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Aeronautical).

Students not meeting the Honours requirement of an average mark of 65% throughout their degree will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical).

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO1560: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG1803: Professional Engineering 1
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO1400: Introduction to Aircraft Construction and Design
Core
6 AMME1362: Materials 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 AMME2700: Instrumentation
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO2703: Aircraft Performance and Operations
Core
6 AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO3261: Propulsion
Core
6 AERO3360: Aerospace Structures 1
Core
6 AERO3460: Aerospace Design 1
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO3260: Aerodynamics 1
Core
6 AERO3465: Aerospace Design 2
Core
6 AERO3560: Flight Mechanics 1
6 Select from Unit Block:
Aeronautical Recommended Electives

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO4460: Aerospace Design 3
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Aeronautical Recommended Electives
Aeronautical Free Electives

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B
List
18 Select from Unit Blocks:
Aeronautical Recommended Electives
Aeronautical Free Electives


Note: Students are required to select 30 cp from the table of recommended Aeronautical electives. An additional 6 cp can be selected from free electives.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Aeronautical Recommended Electives (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO4206 Rotary Wing Aircraft 6 Semester 2
AERO4260 Aerodynamics 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4360 Aerospace Structures 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4560 Flight Mechanics 2 6 Semester 2
AERO5200 Advanced Aerodynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5400 Advanced Aircraft Design Analysis 6 Semester 2
AERO5500 Flight Mechanics Test and Evaluation Adv [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5750 Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems 6 Semester 2
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
MECH2660 Engineering Management 6 Semester 2

Note: Students are required to complete 30 cp of units of study from this table of recommended electives

Block 2 - Aeronautical Free Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
ENGG1000 History and Philosophy of Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Free electives can be chosen from units offered within the University of Sydney subject to approval of the Head of School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.