In this semester (Fall 2020), Prof. Han provides the following course:

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[Undergraduate Courses]

MAE230 Solid mechanics
– Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005
This course introduces the mechanics for the elementary structural members such as bars, torsion bars, and beams. The concepts for stress and strain, stress-strain relationship, deformation, statically determinate and indeterminate structures, and buckling are covered.

MAE285 Software Application in Aerospace Engineering I
– Spring 2003, Spring 2004
This course is intended to cover several key software languages such as MATLAB, C++, Visual C++, and FORTRAN, which are applicable to various aerospace engineering applications. Introductory lectures about each subject including technical content as well as intensive lab practice are provided. Basic tutorial introduction to real-time operating systems is also planned. After taking this course, students at moderate level will be able to develop application software tailored to applications.

MAE292 Introductory Aerospace Projects
– Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011
This course introduces aerospace engineering to young undergraduate students by performing basic design projects. From the brief history of flight, various fundamental aspects of aerospace systems will be covered including aerospace mechanics and system design. Students will design and manufacture remote controlled model airplane or airship based on the defined design mission, and finally perform flight testing.

MAE306 Aerospace Engineering Lab.
– Fall 2003, Fall 2004
This course deals with basic concepts of experimentation, analog and digital signal processing, measuring system characteristics, and their application in engineering testing and experimentation. Topics include measurements of material properties, pressure and velocity, thermal behavior, and vibration characteristics of structures.

AE331 Aerospace Structures II
– Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018
This coursework deals with advanced structural analysis of various structural components. Energy methods and basic finite element methods are intensively introduced. Thin walled open and closed section beams, wing spars, box beams, and typical aircraft wings are analyzed. Basic usage of some finite element software is also covered.

MAE351 Mechanical Vibrations
– Fall 2012, Fall 2013
This course provides fundamental knowledge on the mechanical vibration: a simple free vibration problem to a system with two or more degrees of freedom. This course also deals with vibration testing and experimental modal analysis technique which are frequently used in aerospace industry.

AE435 Vibration and Basic Aeroelasticity
– Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2020
This course introduces vibrations or structural dynamics and basic aeroelasticity: Free Vibration, Response to Harmonic Excitation, General Forced Response, Systems with Two or More Degrees of Freedom, Design for Vibration Suppression, Distributed-Parameter Systems, Basic Static Aeroelasticity, and Basic Dynamic Aeroelasticity.

MAE467 Aerospace Sensors and Actuators
– Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2011
The primary objective of this course is to understand and gain practical experience through experiment with various sensors and actuators in aerospace engineering. Sensors and actuators such as GPS, PZT, FOS, angular rate sensor, accelerometer, and altimeter are subjects of study. Operational principles and application area are studied by experimental work. Moreover, sensor data is measured for quantitative analysis.

AE493 Introductory Aeronautical Project
– Fall 2014, Spring 2017, Spring 2018
The fundamental aeronautical engineering concepts and approaches will be introduced to “new comers to AE” through lectures. At the same time, the students are asked to perform LTA (Lighter than air) design projects, through which they will learn how to link the knowledge in the textbook to “real engineering world.”

MAE499 Special Lectures in Aerospace Engineering II
– Fall 2008: Introduction to Advanced Aerospace Technology
This course introduces domestic/abroad leading edge technologies in Aerospace annually, so that higher grade undergraduate and graduate students can understand advance technology trends for research direction selection, and acquire information for job finding. Many active researchers in government-funded research institutes and industry will be invited for each specific subjects.

[Graduate Courses]


MAE538 Flight Vehicle Structures
– Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010
Design considerations are covered in this course for airframes including subsonic transport and military fighter, and some thermal structures like launch vehicles and artificial satellite structures. With the understanding of space environment, effects upon space structures, thermo-elasticity and the stress analysis of thermal structures are further discussed.

AE531 (MAE540) Structural Dynamics
– Fall 2003, Fall 2004, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2019
This course covers the following topics: Vibrations of simple and complex structures, bars, strings, rods, beams, and plates; analysis of continuous and multimass systems; finite elements, Galerkin, integral equation; numerical collection; Hamilton’s principle and Lagrange’s equations; response of structures by modal superposition; vibration of composite materials.

MAE584 Smart Composite Lab.
– Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2014
This course introduces various functional materials, which are the key ingredients for the smart structure implementation, and several laboratory exercises are provided to solidify understanding of the material behaviors. After the lecture on the analysis and design methods for smart structures, students will design and implement structural control system and health monitoring system for term projects.

MAE840 Special Topics in Flight Vehicle Structures
– Fall 2004
Theories which are not covered in regular class in the field of flight vehicle structures are taught in this course. This course also introduces current research activities and references.
In this semester, smart vibration control was the main topic.

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