Presents a type of engineering which develops new technologies for use in aviation, defense systems, and space exploration. Explores the evolution of flight, flight fundamentals, navigation and control, aerospace materials, propulsion, space travel, orbital mechanics, ergonomics, remotely operated systems, and related careers. Course also presents alternative applications for aerospace engineering concepts, and discusses how to analyze, design, and build aerospace systems. Final course activity is a multimedia project envisioning future professional accomplishments.
- Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
- Natural Sciences
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Completion of Aeronautical Engineering (AE) at an official PLTW schools