Careers in Aerospace Engineering. KEN BLACKBURN NCASE Atlanta, GA March 2004. Aerospace Engineering Career Education. College. Elementary. High School. Math, Science, Physics, Trig, Algebra, Calculus. English (!). Courses. Engineering Courses. Family, Friends.
Careers in Aerospace Engineering KEN BLACKBURN NCASE Atlanta, GA March 2004
Aerospace Engineering Career Education College Elementary High School Math, Science, Physics, Trig, Algebra, Calculus English (!) Courses Engineering Courses Family, Friends Library, Magazines, Internet CAP, Scouts, EAA Information Teachers, Professors Co-op, Intern
Aerospace Engineering Employers • Government • DOD, NASA, FAA • Private Industry • Civil Aviation, General Aviation, Military Aircraft, Spacecraft • Academia • Teaching, Research Italicized text shows areas of personal experience
Aerospace Engineering USA Employment: 50,000 • Analytical • Design • Field Service • Manufacturing • Materials and Processes • Software • Systems • Test Starting Salaries 2001: BS $47,000 MS $60,000 PhD $64,000 Median 2000 Salary: $68,000
Aerospace Engineering • Analytical • Aerodynamics • Performance • Stability & Control • CFD • Guidance and Control • Strength • Loads • Propulsion • Structural Dynamics
Aerospace Engineering • Aerodynamics • Performance • Determine drag, range, fuel use, airspeed, altitude • Stability & Control • Determine flying qualities, math model of aircraft dynamics, spin analysis • CFD • Computational Fluid Dynamics uses computing to calculate data similar to that collected in a wind tunnel