Laboratories occupy an integral part of the overall course structure. Laboratory experience includes experimental techniques applicable to areas of fluid dynamics, structures, controls, and propulsion. Digital computer techniques are introduced early in the program and are generously used in the courses. Students gain practical experience in the application of academic studies through cooperative work in aerospace and allied industry, in government laboratories, or on research projects.

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