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AE 498 SLO - Space Launch Vehicle Design

Last offered Fall 2024

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in aerospace engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or department course information for topics and prerequisite. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary to a maximum of 9 undergraduate hours or 12 graduate hours.

Section Description

An interdisciplinary introduction to the design, analysis, and operation of space launch vehicles. Topics covered will include launch site location and systems, mission requirements, flight profiles, propulsion and LV performance, structures, dynamics & environmental conditions, LV subsystems, and managerial considerations such as legal, finances, and logistics. Prerequisite credit or concurrent registration in: AE 323, AE 352, AE 353, AE 460. Restricted to online non-degree, online MCS, online MSME, online MSCEE, and online MSAE students. For more details on this course section, please see http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/courses/. Non-Degree students may enroll on a space-available basis with consent of Program Coordinator, Jenna Russell (jennar@illinois.edu).

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Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering

Course Description

An interdisciplinary introduction to the design, analysis, and operation of space launch vehicles. Topics covered will include launch site location and systems, mission requirements, flight profiles, propulsion and LV performance, structures, dynamics & environmental conditions, LV subsystems, and managerial considerations such as legal, finances, and logistics. Prerequisite credit or concurrent registration in: AE 323, AE 352, AE 353, AE 460. Restricted to online non-degree, online MCS, online MSME, online MSCEE, and online MSAE students.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Space Launch Vehicle DesignSLO45598ONL1 -    Matt Hausman