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AE 484 - UAV Perf., Design, and Fab.

Last offered Spring 2022

Official Description

This course will cover topics necessary to design, fabricate, and evaluate the performance of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). After a brief introduction to UAVs, an overview will be given of aerodynamics, stability/control, propulsion, aircraft performance, UAV hardware, manufacturing methods, and computational tools needed to fabricate unmanned aerial vehicles. An emphasis of the course will be on aircraft fabrication techniques (welding, composites, turning, milling, joining, additive manufacturing, etc.) culminating in the construction of the final design project. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: AE 202 and AE 311. Restricted to AE majors only.

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TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
UAV Perf., Design, and Fab.A72384LCD31000 - 1050 M W F  3101 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Gregory S Elliott