Graduate Courses

Advanced Structural Analysis II
Aerospace Engineering 6101
Summer 1997, Spring 1999, Fall 2007, Fall 2010
Buckling of beams on elastic foundations, rings and arches; elastica theory; torsional buckling of shafts, buckling of plates, circular cylindrical shells, rotating beams; nonconservative problems.

Aeroelasticity
Aerospace Engineering 6200
Spring 2004, Summer 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2011
Understanding and analysis of aeroelastic phenomena in fixed-wing aircraft, static aeroelasticity, dynamic aeroelasticity, and dynamic response and transient stresses in aircraft structures.

Advanced Dynamics I
Aerospace Engineering 6210
Fall 2000, Fall 2002, Fall 2004, Fall 2008, Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Spring 2017
Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies, angular velocity, inertia properties, holonomic and nonholonomic constraints, generalized forces.

Advanced Dynamics II
Aerospace Engineering 6211
Spring 2001, Spring 2003, Spring 2005, Spring 2012, Fall 2014
A continuation of AE 6210. Equations of motion, Newtonian frames, consistent linearization, energy and momentum integrals, collisions, mathematical representation of finite rotation.

Rotorcraft Dynamics and Aeroelasticity
Aerospace Engineering 6220
Summer 2004, Summer 2006, Summer 2008, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2017
Elementary blade dynamics, flap-lag dynamics, ground resonance, structural dynamics of rotating beams, nonlinear elastic blade analysis, harmonic balance and trim, Floquet theory.

Structural Dynamics
Aerospace Engineering 6230
Fall 1999, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2009, Fall 2013, Fall 2015
Dynamic response of single-degree-of-freedom systems; Lagrange’s equations; modal decoupling; vibration of Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beams, membranes, and plates

Structural Dynamics I
Aerospace Engineering 6130
Fall 1993, Fall 1995, Fall 1997

Structural Dynamics II
Aerospace Engineering 6131
Winter 1994, Winter 1996, Winter 1998

Rotorcraft Dynamics and Aeroelasticity II
Aerospace Engineering 6206
Spring 1987, Spring 1988, Spring 1990, Spring 1992, Spring 1994, Spring 1996, Spring 1998

Composite Thin-Body Structures
Aerospace Engineering 8103
Summer 1990 (with A. R. Atilgan)

Advanced Dynamics I

Engineering Science and Mechanics 6201
Fall 1987, Fall 1989, Fall 1990, Fall 1994, Fall 1996, Fall 1998

Advanced Dynamics II 
Engineering Science and Mechanics 6202
Winter 1988, Winter 1990, Winter 1991, Winter 1995, Winter 1997, Winter 1999


Dr. Dewey Hodges

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