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Gerren, Donna

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Research Areas research areas



  • Aircraft design and performance



courses taught

  • ASEN 4018 - Senior Projects 1: Design Synthesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Focuses on the synthesis of technical knowledge, project management, design process, leadership, and communications within a team environment. Students progress through the design process beginning with requirements development, then preliminary design and culminating with critical design. Offered fall only.
  • ASEN 4028 - Senior Projects 2: Design Practicum
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
    Focuses on the fabrication, integration, verification and validation of designs produced in ASEN 4018. Students work within the same teams from ASEN 4018. Offered spring only.
  • ASEN 4138 - Aircraft Design
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Two lectures and one lab per week. Examines principles of aircraft configuration and design to meet given performance specifications, taking into account aerodynamic, stability and control, and flying quality considerations, as well as airworthiness regulations. Includes preliminary design of the major elements of an aircraft.


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