Research

Teaching

Graduate Courses

AA 543: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Examines numerical discretization of the inviscid compressible equations of fluid dynamics; finite-difference and finite-volume methods; time integration, iterative methods, explicit and implicit algorithms; consistency, stability, error analysis, and properties of numerical schemes; grid generation; and applications to the numerical solution of model equations and the 2D Euler equations.
Offered: Winter

AA 544: Turbulence Modeling and Simulation
Examines numerical discretization of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equation; projection method, introduction to turbulence; Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes equations; algebraic, one-equation, and two-equation turbulence models; large-eddy simulation; direct numerical simulation; and applications to the numerical solution of laminar and turbulent flows in simple geometries.
Offered: Spring

AE 520: Intro to Fluid Dynamics
Introduction to fluid mechanics; dimensional analysis; effects of gravity on pressure; kinematics; conservation of mass, momentum and energy; control-volume method; compressible flows; vorticity and viscosity; viscous effects; Navier-Stokes solutions; boundary layers.
Offered: Winter 2014

AE 529: Computational Aerodynamics
Examines numerical discretization of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equation; projection method, introduction to turbulence; Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes equations; algebraic, one-equation, and two-equation turbulence models; large-eddy simulation; direct numerical simulation; and applications to the numerical solution of laminar and turbulent flows in simple geometries. Uses a commercial CFD software for numerical modeling of laminar and turbulent flows.
Offered: Winter 2015 & 2017

AE 598: Aerospace Engineering Colloquium
The Aerospace Engineering Colloquium is a required course that satisfies the professional development component of the Master of Aerospace Engineering (MAE). Topics may include current research and advances in aerospace technology as well as other themes relevant to the professional development of aerospace engineers. All members of the UW community are welcome to attend and participate.
Faculty Coordinator: Autumn 2015

Undergraduate Courses

A A 311: Atmospheric Flight Mechanics
Applied aerodynamics, aircraft flight "envelope," minimum and maximum speeds, climb and glide performance. Range and endurance, take-off and landing performance, using both jet and propeller power plants. Longitudinal and dynamic stability and control, wing downwash, stabilizer and elevator effectiveness, power effects. Lateral and directional stability and control.
Offered: Autumn

AA 402: Viscous Fluid Mechanics
Introduction to fluid mechanics; dimensional analysis; kinematics; conservation of mass, momentum and energy; control-volume method; vorticity and viscosity; viscous effects; Navier-Stokes solutions; boundary layers; introduction to CFD and use of CFD software.
Offered: Autumn

UW STEM - Bridge Program

Introduction to Aircraft Design
Summer 2010