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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE830
Subject Title Aeroelasticity


Introduction to static and dynamic aeroelastic phenomena – divergence, control efficiency and control reversal – two dimensional analysis – divergence of unswept wings – effect of sweep on divergence and control reversal – two-dimensional (airfoil) flutter analysis with quasi-steady and unsteady aerodynamic loads – introduction to buffeting, stall flutter, galloping and vortex- induced oscillations problems.

Text Books

1. Hodges, D. H. and Pierce, G. A., Introduction to Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity , 2 nd ed., Cambridge Univ. Press (2011).

2. Fung, Y. C., An Introduction to the Theory of Aeroelasticity , Dover (1969).

3. Bisplinghoff, R. L., Ashley, H., and Halfman, R. L., Aeroelasticity , Dover (1996).