Jul 19, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4850 - Transatmospheric Vehicle Design

Introduces all elements of the Transatmospheric Vehicle (TAV) design process from proposal preparation through detailed specification and prototyping. Students are organized into design teams to develop a solution to a TAV system’s problem of practical interest by drawing on their background in aerospace engineering science, machine design, and manufacturing methods. Topics include problem definition and requirement analysis, design specifications, concept development, reliability, consideration of alternative solutions, materials considerations, engineering prototyping, and presentation skills. Writing-intensive assignments help develop communication skills.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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