NPTEL Courses

Stability and Control of Aircraft

This course is designed to understand stability and control aspects of an airplane. This course will also help in creating a background to design an airplane from stability and control aspects. Topics covered include Overview of aerodynamics and atmosphere, Static stability and control, Aircraft equations of motion, Linearized longitudinal dynamics, Linearized lateral dynamics, and Stability augmentation system. (from nptel.ac.in )


Prof. A. K. Ghosh, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur.
Aeronautics and astronautics

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Lecture 01 - Introduction