Aviation Sciences (AVS)
See ECO 4321 for course information.
See ENV 4323 for course information.
See GEO 4386 for course information.
See GEO 4485 for course information.
A laboratory-based course where students gain hands-on experience with (i) modern equipment used to measure air pollution levels;(ii) contemporary engine test equipment for both piston and turbine aircraft engines, including dynamometers and exhaust emission analysis instrumentation; and (iii) the computer software and hardware to enable data collection and reduction via either data loggers and computer manipulation, or by direct computer data capture.
Rationale for developing and using biofuels in aviation. History of the development of biofuels as aviation fuels. History of fossil fuels. International experience in aviation biofuels. Environmental, economic, and energy security factors. Technical considerations and testing procedures including FAA certification procedures.
See ENV 5368 for course information.
See ENV 5391 for course information.
See ENV 5393 for course information.
Research, data analysis, writing, and oral defense of an approved master's thesis. At least six hours of AVS 5V99 are required.