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MAE 478: Guided Missile Systems

Course Description

Design philosophy according to mission requirements. Preliminary configuration and design concepts. Aerodynamic effects on missiles during launch and flight. Ballistic missile trajectories. Stability determination by analog simulation. Performance determination by digital and analog simulation. Control, guidance, and propulsion systems. Operational reliability considerations. (3 hr. lec.)

Pre-requisite Courses

These courses must be taken before taking MAE 478:

  • Course subject: MAE
  • Course number: 478
  • Credit hours: 3
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