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Aeronautical (till 2014) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Aeronautical (till 2014) (2011)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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 BE(Aeronautical).

Students in the Honours program must enrol in AMME4111 & AMME4112. Students in the Pass program must enrol in AMME4121 & AMME4122.

BE/BSc students can enrol in PHYS2101 & PHYS2102 as acceptable alternative to AMME2200 & AMME2500.

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
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO1400: Introduction to Aircraft Construction and Design
Core
6 AMME1550: Dynamics 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO2703: Aircraft Performance and Operations
Core
6 AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MATH2065: Partial Differential Equations (Intro)
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO3360: Aerospace Structures 1
Core
6 AERO3460: Aerospace Design 1
Core
6 AERO3660: Aerospace Management [not running in 2020]
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO3260: Aerodynamics 1
Core
6 AERO3261: Propulsion
Core
6 AERO3465: Aerospace Design 2
Core
6 AERO3560: Flight Mechanics 1

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO4360: Aerospace Structures 2
Core
6 AERO4460: Aerospace Design 3
Core
6 AERO4560: Flight Mechanics 2
Core
6 AMME4121: Engineering Project A


Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4121 with AMME4111
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO4260: Aerodynamics 2
Core
6 AMME4122: Engineering Project B


Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4122 with AMME4112
12 Select from Unit Block:
Aeronautical Electives

4. Pathways

Honours Thesis

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B

Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Aeronautical Electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO4206 Rotary Wing Aircraft 6 Semester 2
AERO4491 Advanced Aircraft Design 6
AERO4591 Advanced Flight Mechanics 6
AMME4210 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4500 Guidance, Navigation and Control 6
ELECTIVE Free Electives 12