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Board of Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical Engineer Licensure Examination

Syllabi of Subjects

I. AERODYNAMICS (25%) 3. Engineering Supersonic Aerodynamics -

II. Bonney
A. Objective: To determine the basic knowledge of 4. Aerodynamic Theory (Volumes I to VI) -
the Examinees in the Fundamentals of Durand
Aerodynamics and Applications to Aircraft. 5. FAA Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 1
to 59 - USPrinting Office
B. Subject Contents: 6. Basic Helicopter Handbook - US Printing
1. Standard Atmosphere Office
a. Composition and Properties of Air 7. Wind Tunnel Testing - Pope
b. Layers and Characteristics of the Earths 8. Aerodynamics - L.S. Clancy
a. Incompressible (Low-speed) and (20%)
compressible (High-Speed) Flows
b. Energy and Thermodynamic Relations A. Objective: To determine the basic knowledge of
c. Continuity, Bernouli, other Fluid Equations, the
and Flow Measurements Examinees in Structural Analysis and Design
d. Supersonic Waves and Characteristics of Aircraft
Compression (Shock) and Expansion
Waves B. Subject Contents:
3. Aircraft Classification and Operating Principles 1. Fundamental Principles
a. Heavier-than-Air Aircraft (Fixed and Rotary a. Structural Analysis
Wings) and Principles of Flight  Forces, Stresses, Bending Moments,
b. Lighter-than-Air Aircraft and Principles of Torsion
Flight  Beams, Trusses, Columns, Statically
4. Airplane Aerodynamics Determine and Indetermine Systems
a. Aerodynamics Forces and Moments  Factors and Margin of Safety
b. Flight Performance - Power Required,  Procedures in Stress Analysis
power Available, Climb, Glide, Turn, Take- b. Aircraft Design Requirements
Off, Landing, Range, Endurance, Load  Category and Specifications
Factors  Aircraft Utilization
c. Flight Envelope - Gust and Maneuvering 2. Aircraft Design Configuration
Loads a. Aircraft Parts and Systems
d. Stability and Control - Static and Dynamic b. Structural Configuration
5. Helicopter Aerodynamics c. Aircraft Weight Distribution
a. Aerodynamic Forces, Moments, Torque d. Center-of-Gravity (CG) and CG Travel
b. Flight Performance, Stability and Control 3. Structural Loading Conditions
6. Wind Tunnels a. Gust and Maneuvering Loads,
a. Classification of Wind Tunnels Load Factors,
b. Operating Principles Flight Envelope
c. Applications b. Loads on Wings, Fuselage, Control
C. References: c. Loads on Landing Gears, Engine Mounts,
1. Elements of Practical Aerodynamics - Bradley other
Jones Structural Members (Statics and Dynamics)
2. Technical Aerodynamics - K D Wood 4. Structural Analysis and Design
a. Structural Analysis and Design of Wings, Fuselage, V. ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
Control Surfaces, Landing Gears, Engine AND MANAGEMENT, LAWS AND ETHICS (10%)
Mount, others A. Objective: To determine the basic knowledge of
b. Design of Non-Structural Parts and Systems the
C. References: Examinees in Aeronautical Engineering Law and
1. Analysis and Design of Flight Vehicle Structures - Ethics,
Bruhn and the Principles of Engineering Economics and
2. Airplane Structural Analysis and Design - Sechler Management with Aeronautical Engineering
& Dunn Applications
3. FAA Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 1 to 59 - B. Subject Contents:
US 1. Engineering Law and Ethics
Printing Office a. Presidential Decree No. 1570
4. Aerospace Vehicle Design, Vol - Aircraft Design -  All Sections, except those presently in conflict
KD Wood with PRC Law/Regulations, such as
5. Airplane Design Manual - Teichmann Compensation of Board Members (Sec. 9)
6. Mechanics of Materials - Any author and Schedule of Fees (Sec. 11)
7. Engineering Mechanics - Any author b. Implementing Rules and Regulations of PD
AND MODIFICATION (15%)  Definition of Terms, Registration and Practice
A. Objective: To determine the basic knowledge of the of Aeronautical Engineers
Examinees on Aircraft Materials, Construction Repair,  Code of Professional Ethics
and Modification 2. Engineering Economics and Management
B. Subject Contents: a. Air Transport Economics
1. Aircraft Materials and Processes  Interest, Depreciation, Revenue,
a. Physical and Chemical Properties of Ferrous Expenses, Profit, others
Metals and Alloys, Non-Ferrous Metals and  Break-Even Analysis
Alloys, Non-Metals (Wood, Fiberglass, others)  Airline Operation
b. Identification of Metals Passenger Load Factor, Revenues,
c. Heat Treatment processes Expenses, Profit, others
d. Forming/Shaping and Forging b. Aviation Industrial Organizations
e. Joining of Metals  Airline and Aviation Companies
2. Aircraft Hardware, Cables, and Tools/Equipment  Research and Development
a. Bolts, Nuts, Screws, Rivets, others  Aircraft Manufacturing
b. Control Cables and Cable Assemblies C. References:
c. Tools and Fabrication/Repair Equipment 1. Presidential Decree No. 1570
3. Construction, Repair, and Modification 2. Implementing Rules and Regulations
a. Aircraft Structural Components of PD 1570
b. Metal Structures 3. Republic Act 776
c. Non-Metal Structures 4. Engineering Economy Sixth Edition -
d. Composite Materials Garmo, Canada, Sullivan
4. Testing and Inspection 5. Production Operations & Management -
a. Testing of Metals - Hardness Tests Any Author
b. Non-Destructive Test and Inspection 6. Management Theory & Practice - Any Author
5. Corrosion Protection and Control VI. MATHEMATICS (10%)
a. Types of Corrosion A. Objective: To determine the basic knowledge of
b. Corrosion Protection and Removal the
6. Aircraft Weight and Balance Examinees in Mathematics as an indispensable
a. Weighing Procedure tool in
b. Weight and Balance Computations Aeronautical Engineering Computations
c. Weight and Balance Extreme Conditions - Most B. Subject Contents:
Forward and Rearward CG Positions 1. Algebra and Trigonometry
C. References: a. Algebraic Functions, Equations, and
1. Aircraft Materials and Processes - Titterton various Algebraic Operations
2. Aircraft Inspection and Repair - US Printing Office b. Trigonometric Functions, Plane and
3. Maintenance and Repair of Aerospace Vehicle - Spherical Trigonometry, other Topics
McKinkey and Bent c. Problems in Aeronautical Engineering
2. Analytic Geometry c. Ordinary, Linear, and Partial Differentials
a. Coordinate Systems, Equations of Lines d. Problems in Aeronautical Engineering
b. Conic sections, Transformation of Coordinates, C. References:
other Topics 1. College Algebra - Any Author
c. Problems in Aeronautical Engineering 2. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry -
3. Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, and Any Author
Differential 3. Analytic Geometry - Any Author
Equations 4. Differential and Integral Calculus - Any Author
a. Differential Methods and Derivatives 5. Differential Equations - Any Author
b. Integration Methods and Integrals