Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
UCK 441E Flight Stability and Control English Compulsory
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 7 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites UCK 360 MIN DD
or UCK 360E MIN DD
or UCK 362 MIN DD
or UCK 362E MIN DD
or UCK 303 MIN DD
or UCK 303E MIN DD
and (UCK 322 MIN DD
or UCK 322E MIN DD)

Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction. Basic definitions of flight mechanics, control and control surfaces. General structure of flight control systems. Aircraft static and dynamic stability and stability derivatives. Static longitudinal and lateral stability. Aircraft longitudinal and lateral dynamic equations. Nonlinear dynamic equations. Linearization of equations. Longitudinal and lateral transfer functions. Longutinal modes of motion. Short and long period approximation. Transient response of aircraft dynamic. Basic concept of aircraft control systems. The types of autopilot. Autopilot design. Design of displacement autopilot by the Root Locus method. Inner and outer loop concepts. Pitch orientational control system. Root locus analysis. Acceleration control system. Matlab Simulink simulation of aircraft autopilots.