Welcome to the webpage for 

Undergraduate Aerodynamics and Propulsion Laboratory (AerE 344)

 2018 Spring Semester


Instructors:
Dr. Hui Hu
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Iowa State University
Room 2251, Howe Hall
Tel: 515-294-0094 / Email: huhui@iastate.edu

 

Dr. Yang Liu

Office: Room 2242- Howe Hall

Tel: 515-294-0089 / Email: yangliu@iastate.edu

 

Teaching Assistant:
Mr. Zhe Ning

Office: Room 2242- Howe Hall

Tel: 515-294-0089/ Email: zning@iastate.edu

 

Mr. Linkai Li

Office: Room 2242- Howe Hall

Tel: 515-294-0089/ Email: linkaili@iastate.edu

 

Mr. Cem Kolbakir

Office: Room 2242- Howe Hall

Tel: 515-294-0089/ Email: cem@iastate.edu

 

Mr. Gao Linyue

Office: Room 2242- Howe Hall

Tel: 515-294-0089/ Email: linyueg@iastate.edu

 

Course Policy & Syllabus

PDF format

 

Classroom for Lectures:

Hoover 1213

Tuesday  10:00am-10:50am

  • Lectures will be given on Tuesdays only.

  • The lecture time on Thursday Mornings will be used for each group to meet to prepare/write lab reports.

 

Office Hours:

     Tuesdays           3:10pm ~ 4:00 pm

     Thursdays          3:10pm ~ 4:00 pm    

 

Classroom for Labs:

Room 1365, Howe Hall for

Lab#01;   Lab#02;   Lab#03; Lab#04;   Lab#05; 

Lab#06;   Lab#07;   Lab#09;   Lab#10; Lab#11;

Lab#12; Lab#08;    Lab#13

 

Grading Policies:

The final grade of AerE344  will be calculated as:

  • Lab reports (including pre-lab work for 10%)             60%

  • In-class quizzes                                                                  15%

  • Final exam                                                                          25%

 

  

Lecture Notes:

 

Lecture No.

Lecture  Topics  

1

Course introduction and policy

2

Similitude and measurement uncertainty analysis

3

Wind tunnel and water tunnels 

4

Pressure measurement techniques and instrumentations

5

Introduction of  velocimetry techniques and instrumentation

6

Hotwire anemometry: Fundamentals and instrumentation

7

Laminar and turbulence flows

8

Technical Basis for Optical Instrumentation

9

Shadowgraph and Schlieren techniques and instrumentation

10

Spring Break (No Class/Labs)

11

Shock waves and De Laval nozzle

12

Particle Image Velocimetry(PIV): fundamentals and instrumentation  

13

Bio-inspired aerodynamics and Applications for Micro-Air-Vehicle (MAV) applications

14

Wind turbine aeromechanics & wind farm aerodynamics

15

Aircraft icing physics & anti-/de-icing technology

16

Course review

17

Final Exam

 

     Instructions of lab experiments:

Group Division of AerE344 Class

Lab attendance form

Lab group work participation form

Peer Evaluation Form for Group Work

Guidelines for Formal Lab Reports

 

     Instructions of lab experiments:

 

Final Exam of AerE344:

 


                                      Copyright Statement:

   The handouts used in this course are copyrighted.  By "handouts",  it means all the materials generated for this class, which include but are not limited to lecture note, syllabus, exam problems, homework problems.  Because these materials are copyrighted, you do not have the right to give the handouts to others outside this class unless I grant you the permission.

    As commonly defined, plagiarism consists of passing off as one's own the idea, words, writings, etc., which belong to another.  In accordance with this definition, you are committing plagiarism if you copy the work of another person and turn it in as your own, even if you should have the permission of that person.  Plagiarism is one of the worst academic sins since the plagiarist destroys the trust among colleagues without which research work cannot be safely communicated.