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Schwartz, Trudy L Senior Instructor


Research Areas research areas



  • Strain Gauges, Thermistors, Thermocouples, Piezocrystal sensors, Extensometers, Microcontrollers, Data Acquisition, Design for Manufacturing, Engineering Education, Hands-on Learning, Experimentation and Test, Capstone Design Projects



courses taught

  • ASEN 2001 - Aerospace 1: Introduction to Statics, Structures, and Materials
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Introduces models and analytical/numerical methods for statics and structural analysis. Topics include force/moment equilibrium, truss analysis, beam theory, stress/strain, failure criteria, and structural design. Matlab proficiency required. Offered fall only.
  • ASEN 2004 - Aerospace 4: Aerospace Vehicle Design and Performance
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduction to design and analysis of aircraft and spacecraft. Aircraft topics include cruise performance, wing design, propulsion, stability, control, and structures. Spacecraft topics includerocket staging, orbit selection, launch systems, and spacecraft subsystems. Includes laboratory experiments and team design exercises. Offered spring only.
  • ASEN 3113 - Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on the applications of the first and second laws of thermodynamics to control volumes and teaches the fundamental concepts of different modes of energy and heat transfer. Learn to use these concepts in gas dynamics, high-speed vehicle spacecraft design, environmental systems, and energy analysis. Offered fall only.
  • ASEN 4519 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Studies specialized aspects of the aerospace engineering sciences or innovative treatment of required subject matter at the upper-division level. Course content is indicated in the online Schedule Planner. Department enforced prerequisite varies.
  • ASEN 5519 - Selected Topics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Reflects upon specialized aspects of aerospace engineering sciences. Course content is indicated in the online Class Search. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: varies.