Degree and class examination papers 1924-1938 .
Department of Aerospace Engineering
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- ReferenceGB 248 GUA AE
- Dates of Creation1924-1938
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description0.12 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Department of Aerospace Engineering (Aeronautics and Fluid Mechanics as it was then) was created by endowment of the Mechan Chair within the University of Glasgow in 1951 . The Department's first Head was William Duncan a world renowned dynamicist, who was succeeded in 1961 by Terrence Nonweiler - the inventor of the waverider spacecraft concept. There are currently six distinct research groups in the Department: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Low Speed Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Space Systems Engineering, Air Traffic Management and Avionics, and Structures and Design. The department has research links with BAE Systems, Agusta-Westlands, the Civil Aviation Authority, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Medical Research Council, US Army, Lockheed Martin, and is involved in several European initiatives.
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Subfonds level description compiled by Natalie Milne, archives assistant, 17 January 2002 and John O'Brien, archives assistant, October 2002 .