Jan 24, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4200 - Rotorcraft Performance, Stability, and Control

Topics in flight dynamics generic to rotorcraft (e.g., helicopters and tilt-rotor VTOLs). Lift and propulsion systems, hovering, and forward flight characteristics. Dynamics of flapping rotors. Longitudinal and lateral trim. Dynamic flight stability, controllability, and basics of automatic control requirements.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MANE 4070 or equivalent.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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