Academic year 2018/19 at a glance

There may be changes to the programme and this information may not always be accurate. Always double check in the teaching handbook and report any inconsistencies to the Aeronautics Undergraduate Office.

Years at a glance

Year 1

Year 1 at a glance
WeekActivity
 1 Induction Foundation
Maths test
 2 Start of lectures
 7 Lab week
 11 End of lectures
AE1-114 L1 Materials Sheet and Costing Sheet Submission
AE1-103 Computing Test 1
 15-16 Start of lectures
AE1-114 L1 Framework Drawings Submission
AE1-107 Mathematics Term I exam
AE1-110 Introduction to Structural Analysis exam
AE1-116 Management exam
 17 AE1-113 Lab Report (including Autumn term log book) Submission
 20 Lab week
 24 AE1-103 Computing Test 2
 25 End of lectures
AE1-113 Materials Lab Report Submission
AE1-104 Engineering Design Problem Sheet Submission
 31 AE1-103 Computing Report Submission
AE1-113 Lab Report (including Spring term log book) Submission
 32 AE1-112 Engineering Ethics Presentations
 33  AE1-114 L1 final report Submission
 34, 35, 36 Final exams
Year 1 at a glance
A summary of activities in first year

Year 2

Year 2 at a glance
WeekActivity
 1 Start of lectures
 5 AE2-215 Drawings and Pro E Parts Submission
 6 Lab week
 7 AE2-214 Lab Report (Profile Drag, S/G) Autumn Submission
8 AE2-214 Lab Report (Polymer, S/I) Autumn Submission
 9 AE2-214 Lab Report (Circular Cylinder, L/I) Autumn Submission
 10 AE2-214 Lab Report (Vibration, L/I) Submission
 11 End of lectures
AE2-214 Lab Report (SEM, S/I) Autumn Submission
 15-16 Start of lectures
AE2-201 Aerodynamics exam
AE2-209 Mathematics Term I exam
AE2-212 Propulsion and Turbomachinery exam
 20 AE2-214 Aircraft Static Stability Assessment using Flight Testing (S/G) - Pre-Lab  Report Submission
 21 Lab week
AE2-202 Numerical Analysis CW1 Submission
 23 AE2-214 Lab Report (Polymer, S/I) Spring Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (SEM, S/I) Spring Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (Profile drag, S/G) Spring Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (Shear Centre, S/I) Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (Aircraft Static Stability Assessment using Flight Testing, S/I) Submission
 25 End of lectures
AE2-203 Manufacturing Processes Report Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (Circular Cylinder, L/I) Spring Submission
AE2-214 Lab Report (Signals and Systems, S/I) Submission
 32 AE2-215 L2 Presentation Slides Submission
 34 AE2-202 Numerical Analysis CW2 Submission
 34, 35, 36 Final exams
Year 2 at a glance
A summary of activities in first year

Year 3

Year 3 at a glance
WeekActivity
 1 Start of lectures
 5 AE3-403 AVD Poster (Group) Submission
 8 Lab week
 9 AE3-414 CFD CW1 Submission
10 AE3-403 AVD (Group) Report Submission
 11

End of lectures 
AE3-417 Lab Report (material properties) Submission 
AE3-417 Lab Report (high-aspect ratio wing) Autumn Submission 
AE3-417 Lab Report (Compressible Flow) Autumn Submission 
AE3-418 L3 Applications Drawings, Simulink Code, Eiger Build Files & Design Report Submission

 15-16 Exam weeks
 17 Start of lectures
 18 AE3-414 CFD CW2 Submission
 19 AE3-303 Finite elements CW Submission
 20 AE3-401 Advanced Mechanics of Flight Report Submission
AE3-406 Airframe Design Report (group) Submission
 21 AE3-417 Control of a Helicopter lab pre-lab report submission
AE3-418 L3 Final Simulink Code Submission
 22 Lab week
 24 AE3-416 Advanced Propulsion CW Submission
AE3-417 Lab Report (high-aspect ratio wing) Spring Submission
 25 End of lectures
AE3-417 Lab Report (control) Submission
AE3-417 Lab Report (bending/torsion) Submission
AE3-417 Lab Report (compressible flow) Spring Submission
AE3-418 L3 Test Report Submission
AE3-422 High-Performance Computing Parallel Computer Program Report Submission
AEM-AAE02 Aircraft Systems Eng Report Submission 
 31-32 Exam weeks
 33-37 Group Design Project
 38 Group Design Project Report Submission
Group Design Project Presentations
Year 3 at a glance
A summary of activities in first year

Year 4

Year 4 at a glance
WeekActivity
 1 Start of lectures
 5 AE3-403 AVD Poster (Group) Submission
 7 AE4-404  Applied Computational Aerodynamics CW1 Submission
 9 AE3-414 CFD CW1 Submission
 10 AE3-403 AVD Report (Group) Submission
 15-16 Exam Weeks
 17 Long FYP starts
AE4-404  Applied Computational Aerodynamics CW2 Submission
 18 AE3-414 CFD CW2 Submission
 20 AE3-401 Advanced Mechanics of Flight Report submission
AE3-406 Airframe Design Report (Group) Submission
 24 AE3-416 Advanced Propulsion Report Submssion
 25 Long FYP interim report Submission
AE3-422 High-Performance Computing Parallel Computer Program Report Submission
AEM-AAE02 Aircraft Systems Eng Report Submission 
 35 Long FYP Final Report Submission (Tue)
 36 Long FYP Presentations (Thu)
 38 Short FYP Final Report Submission (Mon)
Short FYP Presentations (Fri)
Year 4 at a glance
A summary of activities in first year