- Material properties
- Phenomena of strain and stress
Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials
Explore the makings of aircraft and spacecraft’s material and structural designs with Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials by edX.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 4-6 Hours Per Week
Offered by the Delft University of Technology, the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials training runs for eight weeks. Learners will understand the manufacturing and safety processes behind various aircraft. This course lends an expert perspective into the nuances of manufacturing aerospace materials and structures.
The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials Syllabus comprises assignments, home-experiments, online lectures, and quizzes to facilitate learning. This study, divided into eight parts, focuses on the factors that play a pivotal role in aeronautical ware production. Some of the topics studied in detail include aerospace structures, fatigue, durability, manufacturing techniques, material properties for mechanical purposes, and other engineering and scientific principles.
Experts in Aerospace Engineering and teachers from the Delft University of Technology instruct the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials Certification course. Students can add a verified certificate to their arsenal by paying the required fee. With pre-recorded video classes, students can learn and repeat lessons according to their convenience.
- Eight-week course
- Online program
- An introductory course
- Design assignments
- Course exercises
- In-depth learning
- A verified certificate
- Course materials
- Video-based lectures
- Video transcripts
- Verified course completion certificate
- Video transcripts
- Study materials
- Expert-driven curriculum
- In-depth learning
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
- The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials by edX is a free course for learners.
- To avail of the certificate, a candidate must pay a fee of Rs.10,412.
Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials fee structure
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Who it is for
The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials by edX is perfect for those who have a quirk for building aircraft or spacecraft. This program will explain the structural and material designs of crafting such mechanical birds. Also, candidates interested in pursuing the topic out of interest and curiosity can apply for the course.
It will help if candidates interested in undertaking the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials training are familiar with basic aerospace and spacecraft terminologies, as well as some fundamental physics concepts related to springs, forces, moments, and temperature.
What you will learn
The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials program will allow candidates to gain proficiency in the following concepts:-
- Designing aerospace structures
- Material and particular choices according to designs
- Explaining stress and load on different structures
- Manufacturing aircraft and spacecraft
- Safety philosophies and their effects on designs
- Creating preliminary solutions for structural problems in designs
To apply for the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials online course, applicants can follow these steps to continue learning from the program.
Step 1: The online webpage for the course is here: https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-aerospace-structures-and-materials. Students can visit the website and read through the course offerings.
Step 2: Once familiar with the program, students can click on the ‘Enroll’ option visible on the top.
Step 3: The next step is to create a learning account on edX using any of your Google, Apple, or Facebook credentials
Step 4: Commence learning from the course with your newly created account on the date assigned.
Filling the form
Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials training needs no application form from the applicants. To study the course, a learning account with edX will suffice. Candidates must only provide their name, country, and email ID while creating an edX account.
- Manufacturing Methods
- Materials used in manufacturing
- Properties of materials
- First design proposal
- Aerospace structures
- Structural elements
- Studying aircraft skeletons
- Bending wing spars
- Pressurized fuselages
- Selecting materials
- Choosing structures
- Specific strength
- Specific modulus
- Dimensions of a spacecraft
- Design process
- Damage tolerance
- Assembling crafts
- Manufacturing process
- Joining components
- Final assignment
- Feedback and conclusion
How it helps
Participants of this course will be taken on a journey through manufacturing aircraft by analyzing the materials and structures suitable according to the principles of aerodynamics.
The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials certification assigns experiments that students can try at home. With such a hands-on approach, they will also design models keeping in mind the concepts of fatigue, stress, and load principles of Physics. What’s more? A verified, purchasable certificate for candidates is also available, helping them land lucrative jobs in the aerospace industry.
The course syllabus is divided into eight modules. Each topic covers the principles, structures, materials, and environment of the aerospace industry.
The Delft University of Technology- one of the largest universities known for technological studies in the Netherlands offers this eight-week online course.
Students need to have a foundation in Physics, especially in concepts such as temperatures, springs, force, and moments. Additionally, a familiar background with aerospace terminologies will also help.
Learners need to put in four-six hours per week to complete the course satisfactorily.
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