# Aerospace Engineering

- Development of aircraft and space vehicles. Propulsion, Aircraft Structures, Crafts, Atmosphere
 Views: 742 Announcement: End of year contest, $75+$50 prize! Dec18-13 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Is there any material,when made a hollow ball out of it & filled with lighter gas than air,will rise in air according... Dec17-13 03:15 PM mfb 3 223 I want a general idea of how much thrust an airfoil will produce at a set speed with a set shape I would also like to... Dec17-13 01:49 PM Baluncore 17 894 Hello all... I know that it can be derived, from first principles, that maximum endurance and maximum range speeds... Dec12-13 09:03 PM AlephZero 3 242 Hi folks, I'm currently in an internship at Cassidian, and my supervisor has asked me to calculate the velocity of... Dec11-13 07:11 PM Aero_UoP 14 531 I have a copy of Pan Air (A502) which is a high-order panel method used for modeling 3D airflow around arbitrary... Dec9-13 10:24 AM Ryoko 2 344 Hello Everybody, Span efficiency factor appears in the lifting-line theory of Prandtl describing Lift and vortex... Dec9-13 01:09 AM Ryoko 1 388 The little wicks placed at the wingtips to get rid of static electricity on the wings and body of the aircraft are... Dec8-13 03:19 AM murats 2 341 hey, i am working on a hand launched glider model..can anyone guide me how to find the neutral point, i used... Dec7-13 06:40 PM Aero_UoP 3 714 I am a math grad student who has really got interested in spacecraft control and navigation. Like a lot of people,... Dec6-13 12:17 PM tmay42 3 387 Hi, I am currently researching methods available for manufacturing a half-span wing model (approx 0.5m span, low... Nov27-13 09:31 AM boneh3ad 1 362 I am looking to calculate the center of buoyancy of a model blimp envelope. I have calculated various cross sections... Nov26-13 07:15 PM SteamKing 2 442 Very interesting bunch of guys trying to get a man into suborbit as cheap as possible. Found their website and... Nov23-13 07:26 AM Filip Larsen 1 438 I was sitting here thinking today, would it be possible for someone to build a stealth ICBM? It just seems somewhat... Nov23-13 06:32 AM harkkam 10 2,120 Hi, I'm a third year student studying mechanical engineering under going a third year dissertation. My... Nov22-13 09:15 AM etudiant 3 771 helloo! i have an idea that i've been thinking of and i'd like to get some opinion of its validity. imagine 4... Nov21-13 11:22 AM Mech_Engineer 19 5,840 Hi guys, I'm studying BTEC Level 3 Aeronautical Engineering and i'm in my 2nd year. I have to create a project... Nov19-13 02:17 PM HowlerMonkey 1 650 Hey guys. I was studying up jet-engines and their performances with varying ambient temperatures and found myself... Nov14-13 05:09 AM qumf 3 777 why not launch space ships with a sort of magnetic rail system so that you don't have to launch fuel with you a ship... Nov13-13 05:18 PM mfb 1 600 Hello, I'm a second year physics student and I'm interested in new approaches to spacecraft propulsion. I apologize... Nov12-13 07:52 PM etudiant 4 733 how is the smartest, can do the analysis? Ok when the Airplane touch the runway. the rear wheels touch first, in... Nov4-13 06:15 AM aar2014 3 776 hi Guys, I am working on a project for university that requires designing a wing box. I have obtained all the... Nov1-13 07:18 PM tailchaser47 0 635 I'd like to know the right formula to calculate torque of a quadrotor propeller (propeller pitch is constant) due to... Nov1-13 01:42 PM 3msinclair 5 3,846 A company called ClearSign says it can use electric fields to shape combustion flames to improve powerplant efficiency... Nov1-13 10:59 AM sanman 0 615 Orbital Science Corporation launched its Antares rocket Wednesday, carrying its Cygnus spacecraft into space and on... Oct24-13 09:34 PM D H 15 2,081 Hi all, I´m a researcher in computational biology thinking on topics quite far from my field. I want to model long... Oct21-13 05:29 PM Vigardo 21 2,653 Hello Everyone, First I would like to thank you for allowing me to post in this community and Would like to Give a... Oct13-13 11:05 AM arsi_315 2 1,074 Every time I see news of a bird killing a jet engine I immediately wonder why some sort of screen cannot be placed... Oct12-13 01:26 PM SteamKing 18 1,722 Can somebody post a table of the average lift energy/thrust energy ratios or percentages of various types of aircraft? Oct8-13 06:20 AM Bararontok 16 1,575 Hi everyone this is my first time posting on this forum and I didn't know where to put this so hopefully this doesn't... Oct1-13 05:32 PM berkeman 2 1,103 Hello, I'm very interested in aeronautics and I wanna learn it as a hobby (maybe I'll even make RC planes) but I... Sep28-13 03:28 PM ABD EL HAMEED 5 1,241 Hi, Can anyone here can explain to me the difference between FAR23.397 and 23.143? What's the maximum and minimum... Sep25-13 02:21 PM AlephZero 3 1,051 Hi my name is ABD EL HAMEED,I'm an 18 year old guy from Cairo,Egypt I registered here because I was interested in... Sep18-13 05:16 AM ABD EL HAMEED 6 1,580 We all know the constant volume combustion engine acts as a kind of internal combustion engine that is used in the car... Sep16-13 08:19 PM qumf 32 11,848 Dear All, I have a problem and would like to solve it as soon as possible. Please find it below: There is a long... Sep16-13 07:26 AM yoque 0 1,062 I've been trolling for this answer on the Internet but can't find a simple explanation. If I have two airplanes of... Sep14-13 05:36 PM AlephZero 2 1,188 Hi guys, I've made a Mathematica n-body simulation of the first few planets in our Solar System and thought it... Sep14-13 02:54 PM Alexrey 5 1,306 I'm having a bit of trouble with a homework assignment for a fluid mechanics course. I'd like to ask if my solution... Sep14-13 09:51 AM samkumar 4 2,817 I have done a large amount of searching and have not come across anything substantial for a personal alternative to a... Sep10-13 10:21 PM martha75 52 9,711 Hi.. I need a urgent help in a simple problem. I carried out a transient analysis of a pre-stressed beam with... Sep9-13 08:40 PM vinay_mech 0 1,056 What are the CAD and analysis softwares most widely used by Aerospace engineers? Sep9-13 01:27 PM cjl 5 1,642