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Expected learning outcomes

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8769 - Aerospace Engineering

Learning areas

Integration to basic scientific area

1. KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION SKILLS

Graduates:
- have acquired depth knowledge of the theoretical and scientific aspects of mathematics, physics and other sciences;
- are acquainted with the basic principles and techniques of numerical modeling and applied mathematics to engineering and aerospace disciplines in particular.
The knowledge will be acquired through frontal lectures and exercises in classroom, in the areas of Numerical Analysis and Numerical Methods Analysis.

2. ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

Graduates:
-are capable of using the acquired knowledge on the theoretical and scientific aspects of mathematics, physics and other sciences to interpret and describe engineering problems;
- are able to assess the limits of available numerical tools and to choose the most suitable for the specific purpose.

General Aerospace Engineering

1. KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION SKILLS

Graduates are acquainted with:
- advanced elements of constructive configurations, plant engineering and aerospace systems engineering, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, propulsion, aeronautical and astronautical technology and controls
- the business organization (corporate culture) and professional ethics.

2. ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

Graduates:
- can schematize aerospace problems in an advanced manner.
- are able to identify, formulate and solve complex problems or those requiring an interdisciplinary approach, also using innovative solutions;
- can conceive, plan, design and manage systems, complex and / or innovative processes and services;
- are able to design and manage experiments of high complexity;
- are able to apply the analytical tools and knowledge related to typical advanced technologies of the sector also to other important engineering sectors;
- can use and develop technical and scientific software of general and sectoral field
- are able to learn about the general organizational structure of a typical large aerospace project.

Aerospace and Astronautical Engineering

1. KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION SKILLS

Graduates:
- possess thorough knowledge about experimental methods in aerodynamics and methods of simulation and modeling in fluid mechanics, including mathematical and numerical analysis of high and low speed flows with emphasis on fundamental physical aspects (turbulence)
- have considerable knowledge of the motion of spacecraft in orbit, their dynamics and the laws of functional control to the control of trajectories and major orbital perturbations; moreover , they have a deep understanding of the orbit determination techniques.

2. ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

Graduates:
- can carry out design synthesis processes to have an overview on products and processes typical of the aerospace field
- are able to solve also highly complex engineering problems in engineering Aeronautics and Astronautics
- are able to produce physical / mathematical models to analyze the characteristics and performance of aircraft and spacecraft, and the physical structure of the environment in which they move and apply them also with simulation techniques.