Engineering Physics Program

Aerospace Systems Requirements

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150 Chemistry for Engineers

5

KU Core requirements

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211/216 or 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212/236 or 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I   

4

MATH 126

Calculus II 

4

MATH 127

Calculus III

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220 or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Requirements specific for this option: Design Option in Aerospace Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

Aerospace Engr.

AE 245, Intro. to Aerospace Engineering

3

 

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics or C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer  or ME 510, Fluid Mechanics

3

 

AE 421, Aerospace Computer Graphics (4) or ME 228, Computer Graphics (3)

3-4

 

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance

3

 

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

 

AE 508 Aerospace Structures II (3) and AE 521, Aerospace System Design I (4) or

AE 560 Spacecraft Systems (3) and  AE 523, Space Systems Design (4)

3+4

 

AE 545, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

5

 

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

 

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

 

AE 572, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion

3

Engineering

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing  or EECS 168, Programming I, or ME 208, Intro. to Digital Computational Methods in Mechanical Engr.

3

 

C&PE 221 or ME 312, Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

3

 

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

 

CE 310, Strength of Materials

4

KU Core Curriculum and Chemistry Requirements (26 credits)

Hours

English

KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 1

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry, CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences

5

KU Core requirements

Fulfillment of the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences), and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.

 

15

Core Physics Courses (27.5 credits)

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211 or 213

General Physics I (213 is honors/majors equivalent, 5 credits, includes lab)

4

PHSX 212 or 214

General Physics II (214 is honors/majors equivalent, 4 credits, includes lab)

3

PHSX 216

General Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 236

General Physics II Laboratory

1

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics Courses (18 credits)

Hours

MATH 121

Calculus I   

5

MATH 122

Calculus II 

5

MATH 223

Vector Calculus

3

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220

or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Course Requirements for Design Option in Aerospace Systems (56-57 credits)

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

Aerospace Engr.

AE 245, Intro. to Aerospace Engineering

3

 

AE 345, Fluid Mechanics or C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer  or ME 510, Fluid Mechanics

3

 

AE 421, Aerospace Computer Graphics (4) or ME 228, Computer Graphics (3)

3-4

 

AE 445, Aircraft Aerodynamics and Performance

3

 

AE 507, Aerospace Structures I

3

 

AE 508 Aerospace Structures II (3) and AE 521, Aerospace System Design I (4) or AE 560 Spacecraft Systems (3) and  AE 523, Space Systems Design (4)

3+4

 

AE 545, Fundamentals of Aerodynamics

5

 

AE 550, Dynamics of Flight I

3

 

AE 551, Dynamics of Flight II

4

 

AE 572, Fundamentals of Jet Propulsion

3

Engineering

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing  or EECS 168, Programming I, or ME 208, Intro. to Digital Computational Methods in Mechanical Engr.

3

 

C&PE 221 or ME 312, Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

3

 

CE 301, Statics & Dynamics

5

 

CE 310, Strength of Materials or ME 311, Mechanics of Materials 

4

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For requirements in Engineering Physics: because of changes in the School of Engineering course offerings for students enrolled, please see your advisor for more information.


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