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Difference between aeronautical engineering and aerospace engineeering

  1. Feb 6, 2008 #1
    what is the difference between aeronautical engineering and aerospace engineeering?
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  3. Feb 7, 2008 #2


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    Search through the forums, this has been discussed here previously.

  4. Feb 7, 2008 #3


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    Basically, aeronautical is just somewhat out of date and when they updated the curricula to include things like the dynamics of high speed flow, the name "aerospace" made a little more sense.
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