About Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering is a branch of Engineering that provides skills and knowledge to design, manufacture and maintain spacecraft, aircraft, missiles and weapons systems. A large part of Aerospace Engineering covering a wide range of topics, including computer application, structures, mathematics, physics, drafting, electricity, robotics, aeronautics, etc. It also covers two aspects of engineering, namely Aeronautical Engineering and Astronomical Engineering.
Aerospace Engineering is considered among the toughest branches of engineering that has carved its niche among the students. However, once completed this course gives ‘wings’ to your career taking it to new heights.
This course covers the core aspects of aerospace engineering and prepares graduates for professional careers in the aerospace industry (design, development, testing, and operation of vehicles and systems), as well as in other areas, such as research, management, technical development, and finance.
We aim to instill a theoretical knowledge of engineering science in addition to a solid base of practical skills, an understanding of design, comprehension of the commercial world, and competence in transferable skills (problem-solving, team working, creativity, and IT). These skills are taught using interactive learning approaches and using cutting-edge and industry-standard tools.
- Our course has been developed in consultation with industry, covering aerospace content that is relevant to graduate careers and cutting-edge research.
- Focus on the development of both theoretical and practical engineering skills.
- Access to nationally and globally unique and excellent experimental and computational facilities.
- Accredited course suitable for those interested in gaining chartered engineering status.
This course is intended to provide students with the skills necessary for a successful career in industry. In addition, it provides a route into the postgraduate study that is tailored to individual areas of interest, so that students with a BE qualification can go on to apply for an M.E or M.Tech course in a more specialized area of Aerospace engineering or translate into a different engineering or technical discipline.
Completion of the course will give students:
- Comprehensive knowledge of engineering science and a strong base of practical skills
- The skills to begin a successful career in industry
- Transferable skills, particularly team working, creativity and adaptability
- A route into more specialized postgraduate study
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DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEO)
- PEO 1: Graduates will have the potential to succeed in the Global market by adapting the modern technologies.
- PEO 2: Graduates will have core engineering knowledge to understand, analyze and design Aerospace Engineering applications.
- PEO 3: Graduates will engage in a life time of continuous learning and contribution to all areas of Aerospace engineering.
- PEO 4: Graduates will excel in Aerospace engineering employment and higher studies by applying mathematical, scientific and engineering problem solving skills
- PEO 5: Graduates will exhibit professional and ethical attitude, and leadership qualities.
PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (PO)
|PO-a||Engineering Knowledge||Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and Engineering to the solution of complex engineering problems|
|PO-b||Problem Analysis||Identify, formulate and solve Aerospace Engineering problems.|
|PO-c||Design/ Development of solutions||Design Aerospace based applications, relevant components to meet the desired specifications and requirements|
|PO-d||Conduct Investigations of complex problems||Investigate experimentally complex Aerospace Engineering problems.|
|PO-e||Modern Tool usage||Use the techniques, software skills, and modern Engineering tools necessary for analyzing Aerospace Engineering problems.|
|PO-f||The Engineer and Society||Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.|
|PO-g||Environment and Sustainability||Demonstrate the knowledge of professional engineering in the environment and sustainable development issues.|
|PO-h||Ethics||Understand professional and ethical responsibilities and the need to contribute to the growth of the nation.|
|PO-i||Individual and Team Work||Function on multi-disciplinary design and development teams.|
|PO-j||Communication||Communicate effectively both verbal and written forms.|
|PO-k||Project management and finance||Lead as a member of project work and multidisciplinary environment.|
|PO-l||Life-long learning||Engage in life-long learning.|
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSO’s)
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1
- Use the principle of flight mechanics and theory of flight to design and analyse airborne equipment’s and systems.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2
- Exhibit professional, ethical attitude and leadership qualities in the Aerospace process and product development.
Curriculum and Syllabus
|Course Code||Course||L||T||P||J||Contact hrs/week||Credit||Int/Ext||Category|
|1||19MAT101||Linear Algebra and Calculus||3||1||0||0||4||4||50/50||BSC|
|3||19EET101||Basics of Electrical and Electronics Engineering||3||0||0||0||3||3||50/50||ESC|
|Theory Integrated Practical Courses|
|4||19CHB101||Chemistry for Engineers||3||0||2||0||5||4||60/40||BSC|
|6||19GEB101||Design Thinking and Innovation||1||0||0||2||3||2||100/0||EEC|
|7||19GEP101||Workshop Practices Laboratory||0||0||4||0||4||2||60/40||ESC|
|Induction Program||3 Week||0||100/0||MC|
|1||19ITT101||Programming in C and Data Structure||3||0||0||0||3||3||50/50||ESC|
|3||19AET101||Introduction to Aerospace Engineering||3||0||0||0||3||3||50/50||ESC|
|Theory Integrated Practical Courses|
|4||19MAB102||Advanced Calculus and Laplace Transforms||3||0||2||0||5||4||60/40||BSC|
|5||19PYB103||Physics for Engineers||3||0||2||0||5||4||60/40||BSC|
|7||19ITP101||Programming in C and Data Structure Laboratory||0||0||4||0||4||2||60/40||ESC|
|8||19AEP101||Mini Project-I/Aero Modelling Club||One week||1||100/0||EEC|
The Department of Aerospace Engineering was established in the year 2020, with state-of-the-art facilities for various laboratories, a well-equipped seminar hall, Wi-Fi enabled SMART classrooms to support e-Learning, and a departmental library etc.,
SNS IBI LIQUID STUDIO
SNS IBI LIQUID STUDIO – Innovations beyond Imagination was launched on 9.04.2019. Dr.S.Nalin Vimal Kumar, Technical Director, SNS Institution inaugurated the studio. As an outcome of an Ideathon – Hackathon: Talent Trap 2018-2019, 15 winning innovative projects were displayed as a prototype and product in our SNS IBI LIQUID STUDIO.
AEROSPACE INNOVATION HUB
The Aerospace Innovation Hub is the link between researchers, students, start-ups, and industry with the goal to trigger innovation in the Aerospace sector. The Aerospace Innovation Hub is there to create a collaborative environment for innovative student projects, knowledge of intense startups.
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Aerospace Engineers design spacecraft, aircraft, missiles and weapons systems. In addition, they are also responsible for assembling, maintaining and ensuring they function properly at all times. Some specialize in other important equipment such as air guidance systems, guidance control systems, propulsions, etc.
Duties of an Aerospace Engineer include:
- Developing new technologies for use in spacecraft, aviation and defense systems
- Designing, assembling and testing of aircraft and aerospace products
- Examine damage or malfunction in equipment to find our possible reason and offer the solution
- Assessing the cost and feasibility of new projects proposed to be undertaken
- Determining quality standard acceptance criteria for design methods, quality standards, sustainment after delivery, and completion dates
- Evaluating that the project or the product meets engineering principles, safety norms, customer requirements and environmental challenges
- Manufacturing aircraft and individual components in coordination with the design team.
- Aerospace Engineers take on specialized areas of functioning such as software engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, for automation and guidance purposes, aerodynamics or propulsion systems.
4 Career Tracks
- Aerospace Engineering is an ever evolving field, adopting new technology for further development in production and functioning of aircrafts and spacecrafts. Earlier the space was dominated by government organisations, but with the entry of many private players, opportunities in this industry are growing more and more. Listed below are a few organisations that hire Aerospace Engineers in various capacities.
- Indian Space Research Organisations (ISRO)
- Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL)
- National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)
- Defence Research And Development Organisation (DRDO)
- Private companies that hire Aerospace Engineers for their aircraft related projects are: Airbus, Boeing, Goodrich.