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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions A Aerospace Engineering ENAE
Aerospace Engineering ENAE

For more information about these courses, see the Aerospace Engineering program in the Schulich School of Engineering.

Senior Courses
Aerospace Engineering 410       Aerospace Analysis and Design
Basics of aircraft performance. Topics include: equations of motion; forms of drag; thrust and power; aircraft configuration; weight estimates; and sizing. Teams will design, build and fly a remotely piloted aircraft designed to achieve a certain mission requirement. Students will present their designs with formal design reports and flight demonstrations.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Electrical Engineering 301, or both Electrical Engineering 343 and 353; and admission to the Minor in Aerospace Engineering.
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Aerospace Engineering 411       Avionics and System Design
Introduction to avionics (aviation electronics) in modern aerospace vehicle systems. Impact on vehicle design and performance. Topics include: basic concepts of communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS); radio navigation systems; inertial navigation systems; principles of radar systems; and major communication networks. Students will attain a broad understanding of flight instrumentation, computer control of aircraft, flight control algorithms and system-level analysis. Issues of human-computer interaction will also be discussed.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Electrical Engineering 301, or both Electrical Engineering 343 and Electrical Engineering 353; and admission to the Minor in Aerospace Engineering.
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