Aircraft Sizing Review --> Wing Design, Wing Control Surfaces, Fuselage and Tails, Quick Mass Sizing and P/L-Range.
Powerplant selection and installation --> Engine Types, Thrust Requirements, Integration of Jet Engines, Integration of Propeller Engines, Propeller Analysis.
Longitudinal Flying Qualities and HTP design --> Introduction & common A/C tail configurations, HTP main functions, Tail architecture, Basic design guidelines, Longitudinal stability and control, Horizontal tail sizing in preliminary design.
Latero-Directional Flying Qualities and VTP design --> VTP main functions & common A/C tail configurations, VTP architecture, Basic design guidelines, Lateral-directional stability and control, Tail sizing in preliminary design.
Flight Loads --> General Loads Concepts, Design Envelopes, Balanced NZ manoeuvres, Discrete Gusts, Pitch manoeuvres, Roll manoeuvres, Yaw and OEO manoeuvres.
Landing Gear design --> Wheel suspension system, Landing gear retraction, Geometric design criteria, Equivalent single wheel load, Runway classification: LCN/LCG system.
Ground Loads --> Ground Loads Conditions, Landing Loads, Ground Handling Loads, Global Effects and Special Cases.
Fatigue analysis --> Fatigue concept, Infinite-life, Safe-life, Fail-safe, Damage Tolerant: Accidents that changed aerospace engineering, The fatigue design Philosophy, Fatigue Analysis.
Aircraft Mass and CG Estimation --> Overview, Aircraft Mass Breakdown, Rapid Mass Estimation Method, Semi-empirical Mass Estimation Method, CG and Moments of Inertia.
Interaction Systems-Flight-Structures --> Aircraft Systems, Flight Control Systems and Flight Control Laws, Analysis of Systems Failures.
Introduction to Helicopters.