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Hodgkinson, Robert F Instructor

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  • ASEN 2001 - Aerospace 1: Introduction to Statics, Structures, and Materials
    Primary 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 2002 - Aerospace 2: Introduction to Thermodynamics and Aerodynamics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces the fundamental principles and concepts of thermodynamics and fluid dynamic systems. Emphasizes the synthesis of basic science (physics), mathematics and experimental methods that form the basis for quantitative and qualitative analyses of general aerospace technology systems. Proficiency in Matlab required. Offered fall only.
  • ASEN 2003 - Aerospace 3: Introduction to Dynamics and Systems
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces the principles of particle and planar rigid body dynamics, systems, and controls. Topics include kinematics, kinetics, momentum and energy methods, system modeling, and simple feedback control. Class includes experimental and design laboratory exercises for aerospace applications of dynamic principles. Offered spring only.

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