Aerodynamics

Master degree programme of the Department of Aeromechanics and Flight Engineering. This programme prepares students for professional positions in the aerospace industry, government, and business, it focuses on aeromechanics, control, propulsion and engineering problems of aircraft.

KEY ADVANTAGES:
  • Fundamental approach;
  • Modern methods;
  • Lecturers are noted scientists;
  • Actual problems of aerodynamics as MSc Thesis;
  • Different activities, such as wind tunnels, flight simulator, flight training.

TEACHING METHODS:
The programme includes lectures, tutorials, and laboratories. During preparation of research projects students will obtain solid knowledge and skills within a chosen research topic.

STUDIED COURSES:
  • Essentials of fluid mechanics;
  • Aerodynamics of high-speed flows;
  • Dynamics of viscous gas;
  • Analytical methods in aeromechanics;
  • Modern methods of theoretical fluid mechanics;
  • The basics and applications of computational fluid dynamics;
  • Computational  aerodynamics;
  • The numerical methods of aerodynamics for multidisciplinary optimization and design;
  • Typical CFD problems;
  • Gas dynamics of combustion;
  • Unsteady aeromechanics;
  • Physical foundation of the industrial wind tunnels tests;
  • Aviation ecology;
  • Aeroacoustics of aircraft;
  • Turbulence (optional);
  • Boundary-value problems of CFD (optional).
PROGRAMME PARTNERS:
  • Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées.
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University;
  • Beihang University.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM 2016/17

1st Year

1st SEMESTER

ECTS credits

 

2nd SEMESTER

ECTS credits

30

30

Russian as foreign language

2

Russian as foreign language

2

Program orientation course

2

Laws of Conservation in Mechanics and Aerodynamics

2

Laws of Conservation in Mechanics and Aerodynamics

2

Gasdynamics of Combustion

2

Essentials of Fluid Mechanics

2

Analytical methods in aeromechanics

2

Analytical methods in aeromechanics

2

Computational aerodynamics

3

Basics and applications of  Computational fluid dynamics

2

Typical Computational fluid dynamics problems

2

Numerical methods of aerodynamics for multidisciplinary design

2

Unsteady Aeromechanics

1

High-speed aerodynamics

2

 

 

 

Personal  research project

14

Personal research project

16

2nd Year

3rd SEMESTER

30

4th SEMESTER

30

Russian as foreign language

2

Personal research project
Master thesis

 

History of Phylosophy and Phylosophy of sciense

3

 

Russian as foreign language

 

 

Physical Foundation Of The Industrial Wind Tunnels Tests

2

 

Environmental issues for aviation (Aviation ecology)

1

20

Aeroacoustics of Aircrafts

1

10

Modern methods of theoretical fluid mechanics

1

 

Turbulence   

2

 

Boundary problems of computational aerodynamics

2

 

Personal research project

13

 

Qualification exam

3

 

Programme Coordinator
Ass. Prof. Sergey Serokhvostov