Checking date: 01/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

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


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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Calculus I and II Linear Algebra Physics I and II Programming Advanced Mathematics
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Knowledge and understanding of numerical modelling applied to aerospace engineering problems
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 Partial differential equations
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
Basic Bibliography
  • J. H. Mathews, K. D. Fink. Numerical methods using MATLAB. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2004
  • 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 and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.