NOC:Design of Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles


Lecture 1 - Introduction, course content and classification of UAVs


Lecture 2 - Measurement of Flight Velocity and Standard Atmosphere


Lecture 3 - Anatomy of Airplane and Airfoil Nomenclature


Lecture 4 - Examples, Pitot and static tube and differential pressure sensor


Lecture 5 - Generation of Lift and Drag


Lecture 6 - Aerodynamic center and center of pressure, Various wing planform


Lecture 7 - Lifting line theory, NACA airfoil nomenclature


Lecture 8 - Airfoil and Finite wing, Various wing planform


Lecture 9 - Interpreting airfoil data, Cl vs Alpha and drag polar, selection of airfoil


Lecture 10 - Introduction to Airplane performance, Equation of motion


Lecture 11 - Thrust required and Power required


Lecture 12 - Calculation of Performance parameters and selection of power plant


Lecture 13 - Climb Performance, Engine Sizing and Power Plant selection


Lecture 14 - Weight Estimation , Common propulsion systems


Lecture 15 - Weight Estimation contd., Electric propulsion, Battery Sizing


Lecture 16 - Iterative weight estimation and Wing sizing


Lecture 17 - Wing Planform selection and sizing and Flight test of Cropped delta wing UAVs


Lecture 18 - Effect of variation of CG location and Static Stability


Lecture 19 - C.G. location and Longitudinal Static stability


Lecture 20 - Tutorial 1


Lecture 21 - Contribution of tail in static stability and Neutral point.


Lecture 22 - Tutorial 2


Lecture 23 - Tutorial 3