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Aviation studies the practical aspects of machine-based flight. Students of this subject may study airplane design, flight test protocols or other aspects of heavier-than-air aircraft. Later jobs in this field include airline pilot, aircraft engineer and safety inspector.

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Master of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Part time 2 - 5 years September 2017 USA College Park

The Aerospace Engineering Department offers a broad program in graduate studies leading to the degrees of Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy. [+]

Part time Masters in Aviation in College Park in USA. The Aerospace Engineering Department offers a broad program in graduate studies leading to the degrees of Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis) and Doctor of Philosophy. Graduate students can choose from the following areas of specialization: aerodynamics and propulsion structural mechanics and composites rotorcraft space systems flight dynamics, stability and control Within these disciplines, the student can tailor programs in areas such as computational fluid dynamics, aeroelasticity, hypersonics, composites, smart structures, finite elements, space propulsion, robotics, and human factors. Admission Requirements: A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution. Courses in mathematics (Calculus I, II, III, & Differential Equations), and Thermodynamics are required to be considered for admission. Further admissions requirements. Completed applications are reviewed and considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Applicants Without an Aerospace Engineering Degree: Applicants with other related engineering backgrounds can apply. Graduate Program Prerequisites The Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program encourages applicants with other related engineering backgrounds to apply to our program. The Graduate Admissions Committee may recommend that an incoming student take selected undergraduate courses before the core courses. The Graduate School requires students to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all courses for credit since enrollment. Prerequisite courses are listed to assure that students have the necessary academic background before enrolling in a given course. The ENAE 283 course ( Introduction to Aerospace Systems) is required for students without any aerospace engineering background. ENAE283 Introduction to Aerospace Systems Prerequisite: ENES 102, PHYS 161 and MATH 141 Co-requisite: PHYS 260 and PHYS 261 Introduction to airplanes and space vehicles as aerospace systems. Fundamentals that describe these systems. Elements of aerodynamics, airfoils, and wings. Airplane performance, stability, and control. Aircraft and rocket propulsion. Fundamentals of orbital motion. Aspects of vehicle conceptual design. ENAE311 Aerodynamics I Prerequisite: ENAE202, ENAE283, ENES220, MATH241, MATH246, MATH461, PHYS270, and PHYS271 Co-requisite: ENME232 or ENME320 Fundamentals of aerodynamics. Elements of compressible flow. Normal and oblique shock waves. Flows through nozzles, diffusers and wind tunnels. Elements of the method of characteristics and finite difference solutions for compressible flows. Aspects of hypersonic flow. ENAE414 Aerodynamics II Prerequisite: ENAE 311 Aerodynamics of inviscid incompressible flows. Aerodynamic forces and moments. Fluid statics/buoyancy force. Vorticity, circulation, the stream function and the velocity potential. Bernoulli's and Laplace's equations. Flows in low speed wind tunnels and airspeed measurement. Potential flows involving sources and sinks, doublets, and vortices. Development of the theory of airfoils and wings. [-]