AE 498 - Hypersonic AeroThermodynamics

Fall 2019

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Hypersonic AeroThermodynamicsONL72134ONL1 -    Francesco Panerai

Course Description

This course covers the fundamental aspects of hypersonic flows and aerothermodynamics of high-speed vehicles. Topics include an introduction to hypersonic systems (space planes, missiles, air-breathers, etc.); the description of the hypersonic environment; inviscid hypersonic flows; hypersonic laminar boundary layers; basic aspects of high-temperature gas dynamics and thermochemical nonequilibrium flows; an introduction to advanced experimental testing and modeling in hypersonics.

Credit Hours

3 or 4

Prerequisites

AE 312.