Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5125010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 航空機設計法とその実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Aircraft Design and Practice
イワシタ ヒデツグ,サノ マサアキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur5-10
Lesson Style Lecture/Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Students in the third year of transportation systems program
Keywords Drawing, Design, Center of pressure, Center of gravity, Longitudinal static stability, Glide ratio 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This subject is aim to experience the creation of something through drawing and modeling.
The management skill of the creation project is also cultivated.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Transportation Systems
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability of design and action: Ability of constructing designs and getting projects done in related to transportation equipment and coexistence with the environment.
・Ability of communication transmission: Communication and information transmission ability necessary for an engineer and researcher. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Each student designs and draws an original glider and manufactures the glider model.
The design skills based on the vehicle and environmental systems and the ability of project performance are cultivated.  
Class Schedule (1)Lecture for design and modeling of a glider
(2)Design of a main wing of the glider (selection of the airfoil profile and drawing of its 2D plan)
(3)Evaluation of aerodynamic performance of the designed main wing
(4)Drawing of the glider (main wing, tail wings, body)
(5)Modeling of the glider
(6)Evaluation of the flight performance in competition 
Distribute the texts and materials. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) -Distribute the texts via Bb9.
-Online lecture by Microsoft Teams is planned
-Distribute materials for modeling the glider  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Details are explained in the lecture.

Grading Method Based on scores of assignments (drawing, modeling) and the flight performance of the glider model. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message More class information is posted in the Momiji bulletin board.  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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