Dynamics and Control Courses

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Dynamics and Control Courses


AOE 3034 VEHICLE VIBRATION AND CONTROL

Free and forced motions of first order system. Free and forced motions of second order
systems both undamped and damped. Frequency and time response. Introduction to
control, transfer fun
ctions, block diagrams, and closed loop system characteristics.
Higher order systems. This course is normally taught in the fall semester. It involves
three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. ESM 2304 is a
prerequisite.


AOE 310
4 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE

Performance of aircraft. Analysis of fluid statics and dynamics affecting aircraft
performance. Hydrostatics of the standard atmosphere and development of basic
equations of fluid dynamics. Lift and drag. Aircraft static performance.

Rates of climb,
endurance, range, take off and landing, and turn performance. This course is normally
taught in the spring semester. It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth
three semester credits. ESM 2304 is a prerequisite.


AOE 3134 STA
BILITY AND CONTROL

Equations of vehicle motion. Linearized analysis. Estimation of stability derivatives,
longitudinal and lateral
-
directional static stability, and control requirements. Dynamic
characteristics including stability and mode shapes. This cou
rse is normally taught in the
spring semester. It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester
credits. AOE 3034 is a prerequisite.


AOE 4134 ASTROMECHANICS

Application of Newton's Laws to the dynamics of spaceflight. Two
-
body probl
em,
Kepler's Laws, energy and time relations, orbit specification and determination. Orbital
maneuver and transfer, patched conic approximations, relative motion, and elements of
optimal maneuvering. This course is normally taught in the fall semester. It
involves
three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. ESM 2304 is a
prerequisite.


AOE 4144 AIRCRAFT AUTOMATIC FLIGHT CONTROL

Introduction and history of aircraft automatic flight control. Mathematical models of
linear systems eleme
nts. Bode amplitude and phase plots of longitudinal and lateral
control system analysis. Inputs and system performance assessment. Multi
-
loop flight
control systems. Applications to representative aircraft. This course is normally taught in
the spring seme
ster. It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three
semester credits. AOE 3134 and MATH 4564 are prerequisites.


AOE 5214 AIRCRAFT DYNAMICS AND CONTROL

General equations of aero/hydrodynamic vehicular motion including the ffects of
flexibi
lity and changing mass. Consideration of buoyant, aerodynamic, gravitational and
thurst forces, jet damping, thrust offset, and rotating machinery contributions. Reduction
of equations to linearized form, aero/hydrodynamic stability derivatives. Stability
and
response charecteristics. Application of classical control theory to aircraft control. It
involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. AOE 3134 is
a prerequisite.


AOE 5224 LINEAR OPTIMAL CONTROL SYSTEMS

State
-
variable

and transfer function description of linear systems relation of canonical
matrices to state models; transition matrices; controllability,observability, stability,
Lunberger observers, optimal linear feedback control laws, kalman filtering, optimal
olution
s to deterministis and stochastic linear quadratic gaussian regulators. It involves
three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. MATH 4531 is a
prerequisite.


AOE 5234 ORBITAL MECHANICS

Lagrange's equations of motion, two
-
body probl
em, conic sections, Kepler's laws, orbit
determination. Multi
-
body problems and integrals of motion. Fundamentals of
perturbation theory, variation of parameters, and lagrange's planetary equations.
Regularization and alternative formulations of equations
of motion. It involves three
hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. AOE 4134 is a prerequisite.


AOE 5244 OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES

Ordinary minimum problems with constraints. The classical multiplier method, descent
methods, and qua
si
-
Newton's methods. Optimal control and the maximum principle.
Second order necessary conditions. Singular control. Continuous gradient methods,
conjugate gradients. It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three
semester credits. AOE 3134

and MATH 4564 are prerequisites.


AOE 6214 TOPICS IN MECHANICS AND CONTROL OF

FLIGHT Special topics in important areas related to the mechanics and control of flight.
It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester credits. AOE 521
4
is a prerequisite.


AOE 6234 SPACEFLIGHT DYNAMICS

Orbital operations including transfer, intercept and rendezvous, Kepler, and
Lambert(Gauss) problems, and numerical considerations. Attitude dynamics, motion
about the centre of mass, gravity gradient, a
nd stability. Methods of attitude control both
active and passive. It involves three hours of classes per week and is worth three semester
credits. AOE 4134 and AOE 5234 are prerequisites.


AOE 6244 ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES

Neighbouring optimal co
ncept and guidance applications. Singular perturbation
techniques in optimal control. Applications to atmospheric flight; energy modelling,
elements in game theory. Pursuit/evasion games with air combat applications. It involves
three hours of classes per
week and is worth three semester credits. AOE 5244 is a
prerequisite.