Taster Session Aeronautical Engineering

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Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018

Have you always wanted to know how an aircraft flies? Do you want to know what the best materials are to create an airplane wing? What is the best design in relation to its function? Are you curious about how to calculate all this? During the Taster Session of Aeronautical Engineering, you will get acquainted with a few subjects of the wonderful and innovative world of Aeronautical Engineering. You will follow two, according to students, relatively difficult classes and a workshop.

Time Activity
13.00 – 13.30 Presentation about the structure of the Aeronautical Engineering programme. What do you learn and experience during your years of study and what do we expect from you? Presentation by lecturer Richelle Winkster.
13.30 – 13.45 Taster course: 
Lecturer Arjan Saathoff will introduce you to Aircraft Performance.
13.45 – 14.15 Workshop Crazy Glider: 
General Instruction, part 1. You will build your own aircraft!
14.15 – 14.30 Taster course: 
Lecturer Jan Vriend will tell you everything about Mechanics (Statics).
14.30 – 15.00 Short break
15.00 – 15.15 Workshop Crazy Glider: General Instruction, part 2 - You will build your own aircraft!
 15.15 – 17.00 Competition: 
How far and how high can your aircraft fly? And how long can it stay the air?

Choosing the right course is a big decision and it is important to get it right. We hope this Taster Session confirms that this programme suits you. But perhaps you're still in doubt, or you have more questions. The Study Advice Centre is here to help. They are specialised in helping you find the right study programme.

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We only have room for 50 participants per Taster Session, so register as soon as possible!