Table of Contents

Part 1. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
Properties of Fluids
Fluid Statics
Control Volume Analysis, Integral Methods.
Potential Flow
Dimensional Analysis
Introduction to Boundary Layers
Viscous Flow in Pipes
Part 2. Introduction to Theory of Flight
Visit the Australian Ultralight Federation's Flight Theory Pages
Aircraft Instruments
Part 3. Aerodynamics
Properties of the Atmosphere
Flow Visualisation
Joukowski Flow Mapping & Aerofoils
2-D Flow Aerofoil Section Geometry
Thin Aerofoil Theory (2-D Sections)
2-D Panel Method Solutions
Lifting Line Theory (3-D Wings)
Vortex Lattice Method (3-D Wings)
Part 4. Gasdynamics
Supersonic Flow Measurement
Simulation of Rarefied Gas Flow
Part 5. Aircraft Performance
Aircraft Performance (Simple numerical predictions)
Aircraft Performance (Exact analytical optimisation approach)
Mission Performance based Optimisation
Part 6. Propulsion
Blade Element Propeller Analysis
Ideal Cycle Gas Turbine Analysis
Part 7. Data Sheets / Calculation Forms
Conversion Factors
Density of Liquids
Standard Atmosphere
1-D Compressible Isentropic Flow
Prandtl-Meyer Angle Data
Isentropic Point Expansion Data
Normal Shock Wave Data
Mach Angle Data
Oblique Shock Wave Data
Part 8. Assignment/Tutorial Resources
MATLAB files
EXCEL files
Part 9. Experimental Data Library
Wind Tunnel Experimental Data
The SNR Wind Tunnel

Copyright © 1995-2006,
Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering,
University of Sydney.

Authors : D.J. Auld, K. Srinivas
with contributions from the students and friends of AMME

Links to Other Aerodynamics/Fluid Mechanics/Flight Theory Web Pages

Software for Aerodynamic Design, (W.H.Mason, Virginia Tech)
Aerospace Engineering Software, (Java Applets)(W.Davenport, Virginia Tech)
Compressible Aerodynamics Calculator. (W.Davenport Virginia Tech)
XFOIL Aerofoil section Analysis and Design (Marc Drela, MIT)
Aircraft/Wing VLM based Analysis and Design (Marc Drela, MIT)
Aerofoil and Propeller Design and Analysis (Martin Hepperle)
Australian Ultralight Federation
Theoretical Aerodynamics (Desktop Aeronautics)
NASA Aeronautics Education Pages (NASA Lewis)
Simulation and Explanations of Science (Fluids Mechanics etc.)
Advanced Topics in Aerodynamics