Aerospace engineering is the discipline that is concerned with the research, design, development, construction, testing, science and technology of aircrafts. This type of engineering is divided into two subsections, aeronautical engineering an astronautical engineering. Aerospace engineering deals with the physical properties of aircrafts, rockets, flying craft and spacecraft’s and the science behind it. The field cover aerodynamic characteristics and behaviors of such objects.
Aircrafts are subject to demanding conditions that undergo extreme changes in atmospheric pressure and temperature. There are various technological and engineering disciplines that are required to consult on these objects that fall under the category of aerospace engineering.
The development and manufacturing of a modern flight vehicle is very complex. It demands careful balance and compromise between abilities, design, available technology and costs. Aerospace engineers design, test and supervise the manufacturing of aircraft, spacecraft’s and missiles. They develop new technologies for use in aviation, defence systems and space.