Checking date: 18/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Modelling in Aerospace Engineering
Study: Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (251)

Coordinating teacher: FLORES ARIAS, OSCAR

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Calculus I and II Linear Algebra Physics I and II Programming Advanced Mathematics
Knowledge and understanding of numerical modelling applied to aerospace engineering problems
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1 Introduction to numerical modelling in aerospace engineering (structures, fluid mechanics, flight mechanics, optimization, etc) 2 Non-linear equations 3 Linear systems 4 Interpolation 5 Curve fitting 6 Numerical differentiation 7 Numerical integration 8 Ordinary differential equations 9 Introduction to optimization
Learning activities and methodology
Theory sessions. Problem sessions working individually and in groups. Lab-sessions with mathematical software.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • J. H. Mathews, K. D. Fink. Numerical methods using MATLAB. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2004
  • J. Kiusalaas. Numerical Methods in Engineering with Matlab (3rd edition). Cambridge Univ. Press. 2016
  • U.M. Ascher, C. Greif. A first course in numerical methods. siam. 2011
Additional Bibliography
  • J. D. Hoffman. Numerical methods for engineers and scientists. CRC Press. 2001
  • R. Butt. Numerical Analysis using MATLAB. Jones and Bartlett. 2010

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.