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Flight mechanics - Propulsive balance and energy
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Flight mechanics - Propulsive balance and energy

This course is part of Fundamentals of Flight mechanics Specialization

Taught in English

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Eric Poquillon

Instructor: Eric Poquillon

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
6 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Describe the speed and altitude control of an airplane.

  • Describe relationship between thrust, speed and altitude.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 3 modules in this course

First we will look at the physics at the origin of drag and thrust, and derive basic models and representations like the drag polar.

What's included

5 videos5 readings4 quizzes

We will see here how the airspeed chosen to fly a stabilized phase of flight, like climb, final approach, or cruise, affects the behavior of the airplane, and why certain speeds are optimal for a given phase.

What's included

7 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Our main subject here is the distance we can fly with a given payload and fuel quantity, and how it relates with the design and operational characteristics of the airplane.

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4 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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Eric Poquillon
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