Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SYE 4802 Helicopter Theory

Prerequisites: SYE 3801

3-0-3

The course is designed for students interested in helicopter theory as an application of large scale complex system. It presents a comprehensive introduction to rotorcraft technology. It covers a range of disciplines from design, aerodynamics and propulsion points of view. It teaches what a helicopter engineer or enthusiast needs to know how to analyze an existing design or participate in the development of a new one. The course covers all aspects of hover, vertical flight and forward flight.

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