Code  Course Name  

AER101 
Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering To survey aerospace history, discuss pertinent topics and introduce basic concepts that promote an understanding of aerospace engineering and the profession. Introduction to flight vehicles in the atmosphere and in space; elements of aerodynamics, airfoils and wings; aerospace technologies including structures, materials and propulsion systems; elements of aircraft performance; basic principles of flight stability, control and systems integration; 

MEC101 
Technical Drawing Principles of engineering graphics with the emphasis on laboratory use of AUTOCAD software. Plane Geometry, geometrical constructions, joining of arcs, Dimensioning principles, principles of orthographic projection, isometric and oblique drawing, principles of sectioning, reading engineering drawing from blueprints. 

CHE105 
General Chemistry Introduction to atomic and electronic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure and bonding theories, properties of liquids, solids and solutions, chemical equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, metal complexes, organic compounds and nuclear chemistry. 

PHY101 
Physics I The goal of this course is to provide a calculusbased physics course to help students pursuing advanced studies in engineering develop conceptual understanding of physical principles, the ability to reason, and gain skills for problem solving. Vectors; kinematics; particle dynamics work and energy; conservation of energy; system of particles; collisions; rotational motion. 

MTH101 
Calculus I Limits and continuity. Derivatives. Rules of differentiation. Higher order derivatives. Chain rule. Related rates. Rolle’s and the mean value theorem. Critical Points. Asymptotes. Curve sketching. Integrals. Fundamental Theorem. Techniques of integration. Definite integrals. Application to geometry and science. Indeterminate forms. L’Hospital’s Rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series. Geometric series. Power series. Taylor series and binomial series. 

MTH112 
Linear Algebra Matrices, systems of Equations and Inevitability, Diagonal, Triangular and Symmetric Matrices, The Determinant Function, Evaluating Determinants by Row Reduction, Properties of the Determinant Function, Cofactor Expansion; Cramer’s Rule, Euclidean nspace, Linear Transformation, Properties of Linear Transformations, Real Vector Spaces, Subspaces, Linear Independence, Basis and Dimension, Row Space, Column Space and Null space, Rank and Nullity, Inner Products, Angle and Orthogonality in Inner product Spaces , Orthogonal Bases; GramSchmidt Process, Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Diagonalization. 

AER102 
Creativity and Innovation in Engineering Design This course introduces student creative and innovative thinking and introduces the engineering professions using multidisciplinary, societally relevant content. Students develop engineering approaches to systems, generate and explore creative and innovative ideas, and use of computational methods to support design decisions. They are encouraged students to participate competitions with design challenges. Students experience the process of design and analysis in engineering including how to work effectively in teams. Students also develop skills in project management, engineering fundamentals, oral and graphical communication, logical thinking, and modern engineering tools (e.g., Excel, MATLAB, FORTRAN). They will learn to take the right steps in solving problems of engineering. 

PHY102 
Physics II Kinetic theory of ideal gases. Equipartition of energy. Heat, heat transfer and heat conduction. Laws of thermodynamics, applications to engine cycles. Coulombs law and electrostatic fields. Gauss’s law. Electric potential. Magnetic field. Amperes law. Faradays law. 

MTH102 
Calculus II Lines and Planes. Functions of several variables. Limit and continuity. Partial differentiation. Chain rule. Tangent plane. Critical Points. Global and local extrema. Lagrange multipliers. Directional derivative. Gradient, Divergence and Curl. Multiple integrals with applications. Triple integrals with applications. Triple integral in cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Line, surface and volume integrals. Independence of path. Green’s Theorem. Conservative vector fields. Divergence Theorem. Stokes’ Theorem. 

CMP101 
Computer Programming Basic computer programming concepts for engineering computations. Programming in different languages will be discussed. 

MEC203 
Statics The study of forces, couples and resultants of force systems; freebody diagrams; two and threedimensional equilibrium, and problems involving friction; and centroids, center of gravity, and distributed forces. 

MTH201 
Differential Equations Firstorder differential equations. Higher order homogeneous linear differential equations. Solution space. Linear differential equations with constant coefficient. Nonhomogeneous linear equations; variation of parameters, operator methods. System of linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Laplace transforms. Power series solutions. Bessel and Legendre equations. Orthogonal functions and Fourier expansions. Introduction to partial differential equations. First and secondorder linear PDE’s. Separation of variables. Heat and wave equations. 

MEC209 
CAD and 3D Printing Integration of computers into the design cycle. Interactive computer modelling and analysis. Geometrical modelling with wire frame, surface, and solid models. Finite element modelling and analysis. Curves and surfaces and CAD/CAM data exchange. The integration of CAD, CAE and CAM systems. 

AER205 
Engineering Materials Different types of materials used in aerospace. Metals, composites, ceramics, polymers. Failure prediction and prevention. Modes of material failure, fracture, fatigue, creep, corrosion, impact. Effect of high temperature and multiaxial loadings. High temperature materials. Cumulative damage in fatigue and creep. Materials selection. 

MEC207 
Thermodynamics I Basic principles of thermodynamics and their application to various systems composed of pure substances and their homogeneous nonreactive mixtures. Simple power production and utilization cycles. 

MEC204 
Dynamics Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies, Newton’s laws of motion, and principles of workenergy and impulsemomentum for particles and rigid bodies. 

AER214 
Mechanics of Materials Mechanical behaviour of materials; stress; strain; shear and bending moment diagrams; introduction to inelastic action. Analysis and design of structural and machine elements subjected to axial, torsional, and flexural loadings. Combined stresses and stress transformation. Deflections. Introduction to elastic stability. 

AER208 
Processes in Manufacturing Fundamentals of manufacturing processes and their limitations, metrology, machine shop practice, safety and health considerations, forming, conventional machining and casting processes, welding and joining, plastic production, and nonconventional machining techniques. Sustainable technologies. Laboratory includes instruction and practice on conventional machine tools and a manufacturing project. 

AER204 
Electrics and Electronics This course provides the basic phenomenon of Electrical Engineering. Topics covered are: Basic electrical quantities, fundamental circuit laws, sinusoidal steadystate analysis and transformers, threephase circuits, principles of electromechanical energy conversion, DC and AC machines. 

MEC208 
Thermodynamics II Brief review of ideal gas processes. Semiperfect gases and the gas tables. Mixtures of gases, gases and vapours, air conditioning processes. Combustion and combustion equilibrium. Applications of thermodynamics to power production and utilization systems: study of basic and advanced cycles for gas compression, internal combustion engines, power from steam, gas turbine cycles, and refrigeration. 

MEC355 
Fluid Mechanics I Basic concepts and principles of fluid mechanics. Classification of fluid flow. Hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surfaces, buoyancy and stability, fluids in rigid body motion. Basic properties of fluids in motion. Langrangian and Eulerian viewpoints, materials derivative, streamlines, etc. Mass, momentum, and energy conservation integral equations. Bernoulli equation. Basic concepts of pipe and duct flow. Introduction to NavierStokes equations. Similarity and model studied. 

AER333 
Aerospace Structures Analysis and design of aerospace structures from the standpoint of preliminary design. Deflection and stress analysis of structural components, including thinwalled beams. Material failure of highly stressed components, including connections. Buckling of thinwalled beams and semimonocoque structures. Durability and damage tolerance strategies for aerospace structures to avoid corrosion, fatigue, and fracture. 

AER315 
Mechanical Vibrations Transient vibrations under impulsive shock and arbitrary excitation: normal modes, free and forced vibration. Multidegree of freedom systems, influence coefficients, orthogonality principle, numerical methods. Continuous systems; longitudinal torsional and flexural free and forced vibrations of prismatic bars. Lagrange’s equations. Vibration measurements. 

EEE341 
Signal and System Analysis Presents fundamental principles and methods of signals and systems for aerospace engineering, and engineering analysis and design concepts applied to aerospace systems. Topics include linear and time invariant systems; convolution; transform analysis; and modulation, filtering, and sampling. 

MTH301 
Numerical Analysis for Engineers Roots of algebraic and transcendental equations; function approximation; numerical differentiation; numerical integration; solution of simultaneous algebraic equations; numerical integration of ordinary differential equations. 

AER334 
Aerodynamics Introduction to subsonic aerodynamics, including properties of the atmosphere; aerodynamic characteristics of airfoils, wings, and other components; life and drag phenomena; and topics of current interest. Flow conservation equations, incompressible NavierStokes equations, inviscid irrotational and rotational flows: the Euler equations, the potential and stream function equations. Elementary flows and their superposition, panel method for nonlifting bodies. Airfoil and wing characteristics, aerodynamic forces and moments coefficients. Incompressible flows around thin airfoils, BiotSavart law, vortex sheets. Incompressible flow around thick airfoils, the panel method for lifting bodies. Incompressible flow around wings, Prandtl’s lifting line theory, induced angle and downwash, unswept wings, swept wings. 

AER324 
Flight Mechanics This course is a combination of aircraft performance and basic flight mechanics. It also includes the basics of the aerodynamic buildup of an aircraft to determine aerodynamic coefficients and the socalled stability and control derivatives. Except for takeoff and landing rolls, aircraft performance analyses entail analysis of steady flight conditions. Flight mechanics deals more with the trim and static stability of the aircraft for the steady flight conditions. Steady flight conditions are typically the starting point for smallperturbation dynamics and stability analyses. 

AER302 
Control Systems Mathematical modelling of dynamic systems; linearization. Laplace transform; transfer functions; transient and steadystate response. Feedback control of singleinput, singleoutput systems. Routh stability criterion. Rootlocus method for control system design. Frequencyresponse methods; Bode plots; Nyquist stability criterion. 

AER206 
Dynamics of Systems Kinematics of particles. Kinetics of particles. Newton’s laws of motion, energy; momentum. Systems of particles. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Plane motion of rigid bodies: forces and accelerations, energy, momentum. 

AER322 
Jet Propulsion Power Plants Analysis and performance of various jet and rocket propulsive devices. Foundations of propulsion theory. Principles of airbreathing jet engines (turboshaft, turboprop, turbojet, ramjet, scramjet) and their applications, aircraft engine matching. Design and analysis of inlets, compressors, combustion chambers, and other elements of propulsive devices. Emphasis is placed on mobile power plants for aerospace applications. 

MTH312 
Probability and Statistics in Engineering Axioms of probability theory. Events. Conditional probability. Bayes theorem. Random variables. Mathematical expectation. Discrete and continuous probability density functions. Transformation of variables. Probabilistic models, statistics, and elements of hypothesis testing (sampling distributions and interval estimation). Introduction to statistical quality control. Applications to engineering problems. 

AER422 
Flight Dynamics & Control General equations of motion of rigid airplanes and reduction to perturbed state flight situations.Linear equations of motion, dynamic response, statespace methods; Mathematical modelling of airplane and control system analysis in state space. Dynamic stability, phugoid, short period, dutch roll, roll, spiral, and other important modes. Transfer functions and their application. Relationships with handling quality requirements. fundamentals of classical and modern control theory and applications to automatic flight controls. stability augmentation and control augmentation. 

AER452 
Aircraft Design Aircraft design including aerodynamic, structural, and power plant characteristics to achieve performance goals. Focus on applications ranging from commercial to military and from manpowered to highspeed to longduration aircraft. Semester project is a collaborative effort in which small design groups complete the preliminary design cycle of an aircraft to achieve specific design requirements. 

AER442 
Gas Dynamics Fundamentals of fluid mechanics. Fundamentals of thermodynamics. Introduction to compressible flow. Isentropic flow. Normal shock waves. Frictional flow in constant area ducts. Flow in constant area ducts with friction. Steady and twodimensional supersonic flows. 
Elective Courses
Code  Course Name  

AER421 
Intro. to Computational Fluid Dynamics The primary focus of this course is to gain a solid foundation of numerical methods for convectiondiffusion problems. The emphasis is on the physical meaning underlying the required mathematics. Conservation laws and boundary conditions, finite difference method for various problems; implementation of boundary conditions. 

AER423 
Rotorcraft Aerodynamics The purpose of this module is to provide competency based training in rotary wing aircraft aerodynamics and operational characteristics. Basic rotor aerodynamics and dynamics, helicopter performance and trim, introduction to helicopter stability, control and vibration. 

MEC303 
Design of Machine Elements Mechanical design principles. Design, manufacture & assembly of basic machine elements. Machine frames, welded, adhesive & bolted joints, fasteners. Stepped shafts & features, rolling element bearings; gear mechanics & manufacture. Design for strength, design for other mechanical failure modes including fatigue, stress concentration. Safety, ergonomics & standards. 

AER455 
Mechanics of Composite Materials Composite materials and their structural properties. Composite systems. Principles of manufacturing. Structural mechanics of laminated composites. Generalized Hooke`s law. Classical lamination theory. Plane stress problems. Engineering applications. Design principles. Failure criteria and damage tolerance. 

AST218 
Introduction to Astronomy A course in descriptive astronomy which covers the entire panorama of the universe from the origin and structure of the solar system, to the properties, origin and evolution of stars, galaxies and cosmology. 

AER213 
Engineering Experimentation Scientific method; engineering method; experimental program; report writing; error analysis; principles of transducers; selection of instruments. Dynamic response of instruments; signal processing; digital data acquisition; interfacing transducers to computers; computer control of experiments; smart transducers. 

MEC315 
Turbomachinery The course aims at giving an overview of different types of fluid machinery used for energy transformation, such as pumps, fans, compressors, as well as wind , hydraulic, steam and gasturbines. Applications for transfer to power, as well as for energy use in refrigeration and the built environment are important. 

AER420 
Experimental Aerodynamics Experimental techniques in aerodynamics; Pressure, temperature and velocity measurement techniques. Steady and unsteady pressure measurements and various types of pressure probes and transducers, errors in pressure measurements. Measurement of temperature using thermocouples, resistance thermometers, temperature sensitive paints and liquid crystals. Introduction to Velocity measurement using hot wire anemometry, Laser Doppler Velocimetry and Particle Image velocimetry. Data acquisition and digital signal processing techniques. 

AER456 
Aeroelasticity Static Aeroelasticity: lift distribution on an elastic surface, divergence, aileron effectiveness and reversal. Unsteady aerodynamics: oscillatory and arbitrary motions of a 2D thin airfoil, strip theory. Dynamic response (to gusts, etc.). 

MEC435 
Advanced Energy Conversion Energy demand and available resources. Renewable sources: wind, wave, tide, geothermal, biogas and solar energy. Fossil fuels, combustion and combustion equipment. Steam generators. Atomic structure, nuclear reactions; decay, fusion and fission. Reactors. Environmental effects. 

MEC447 
Experimental Stress Analysis General principles governing the approach to the solution of problems. Fundamental concepts of stress and strain in 2D and 3D. Mechanical and electrical strain gages, strain rosettes. 