Aircraft Flight Controls

Instructor: Uwe Peter Solies, PhD, Aerospace Engineering

Textbook: References:

Nelson, R.C., Flight Stability and Automatic Control, Second Edition,
McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, 1998
Etkin, B., Dynamics of Flight — Stability and Control, Second Edition,
Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1982

Course Content: Static and dynamic longitudinal, directional, and lateral stability of aero-
space vehicles will be investigated. Topics include: Contribution of vehicle components to stability and control, motion with fixed and free control surfaces; steady flight and maneuvering flight; flight test techniques; introduction to control theory and automatic controls.

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