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AEM 4602W - Aeromechanics Laboratory (WI)
Experimental methods/design in fluid/solid mechanics. Wind tunnel/water channel experiments with flow visualization, pressure, velocity, force measurements. Measurement of stresses/strains/displacements in solids/ structures: stress concentrations, materials behavior, structural dynamics. Computerized data acquisition/analysis, error analysis, data reduction. Experiment design. Written/oral reports. Lab ethics. Writing intensive. prereq: 4201, 4501, 4601, [WRIT 1301 or equiv], [CSE upper div or grad]