Aeronautical Engineering

Aeronautical engineering is the specialized branch of engineering for the aviation industry. It involves studying, designing, construction and science of the airplanes and other space crafts. This branch uses the science of propulsion and aerodynamics. In order to be a successful Aeronautics engineer, you must be alert, have an eye for detail and a high level of mathematical precision for success. The development and manufacturing of a flight vehicle is extremely complex, and demands a careful balance and compromise between abilities, design, available technology and costs. This branch mainly deals with the technology, business and other aspects related to aircraft. One of the significant parts in aeronautics engineering is a branch of physical science called aerodynamics. It deals with motion of air and the way in which it interacts with objects in motion, such as an aircraft.


List of Courses:-

 

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Aircraft Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering
  • Master of Science in Aircraft Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Aerospace Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautical Engineering

Basic Eligibility

UG:

 

For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E).  The duration for this course is 4 years.


PG:

 

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Others:

 

Eligibility for Diploma Courses: -

To pursue diploma course in electrical engineering, candidates should be 10+2 pass in science stream from recognized board examination.


Specializations

Core subjects – The core subjects of Aeronautical Engineering are as follows:
  • Fluid Dynamics

  • Materials sciences

  • Structural Analysis

  • Propulsion

  • Automatic Control and Guidance

  • Aircraft Performance and Aircraft Structures

Job Prospects

Computers are the major part in today’s life. The rapid growth of information technology has made computer industry, one of the fastest growing segments. Because of it, there is a huge demand for computer engineering professionals for the development of faster hardware components, new communication systems and software. Computer Engineers with a high percentage of mark and good communication skills can be simply employed in top companies. Software and IT companies are the major employers of these graduates. Diploma holders in computer engineering can begin their own business with very little investment.

Some job titles:-

 

  • Aerospace Design Checker

  • Aircraft Engineers

  • Aircraft Production Manager

  • Thermal Design Engineer


Remuneration: -

Engineers employed in government sectors are paid according to the official scales whereas in private sectors are paid according to the scales decided by the management of the company. The estimated initial salary in government/public sectors such as HAL, NAL are Rs. 10,000 to Rs.15, 000 without other allowances. Graduates working in private sectors can earn around Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 18,000 every month plus perks. Engineering graduates with management degrees can get their initial income between Rs.20, 000 to Rs. 40,000 every month.


 

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