ENME404-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Aerodynamics and Ground Vehicle Dynamics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


Aerofoil theory; Flat plate lift and drag; Aerofoil lift and drag; Predicting aerofoil data with Xfoil; Boundary layer theory; Aircraft performance; Stability and control in flight; Wind tunnel testing; Glider design, build and test; Propeller design; BEMT method; High speed (compressibility) effects; Wheeled ground vehicles: load transfer, tyre design, traction and rolling resistance, aerodynamics, suspension, steering, and potential flow.


ENME304 or ENME314

Course Coordinator

Mark Jermy


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Wing Platform Design Report 11 May 2023 15%
Glider Report 04 May 2023 15%
Wind Tunnel Report 30 Mar 2023 10%
Vehicle Modelling Report 25 May 2023 10%
Exam 50%


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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,164.00

International fee $5,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mechanical Engineering .

All ENME404 Occurrences

  • ENME404-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023