Research course

Aeroelasticity and Non-linear Systems

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Science and Technology Research Institute
Qualifications
PhDMRes

Entry requirements

Should normally hold good honours degree in the proposed study area. However will consider applicants who can demonstrate their capability by means of publications or employment responsibilities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research areas include: Aeroelastic analysis for flight at high angles of attack and high supersonic speeds; Development of rapid aeroelastic assessment methods; Inverse methods to predict loadings on aerospace structures; Analysis of airframes with composite forward swept wings; Analysis of the effects of non-linearities on aeroelastic behaviour; Geometric measures of attractors; Automation of chaotic measures; Estimation of stability domains of attractors.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Andrew Lewis
Email
a.lewis@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707 284259
Fax
01707 285086