Undergraduate Programs

The fundamental goal of education of SAA is to train professionals in fields of Aerospace and Mechanics with solid professional knowledge and spirit of innovation.

Currently there two undergraduate programs: Engineering Mechanics and Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering.

Engineering Mechanics


This major emphasizes combination of theory and practice. Our curricula are made for the purpose of training students' various abilities especially in Mathematical foundation of Mechanics, ability of engineering practice, innovative thinking, international perspective  and team spirit.


1. Study courses in this educational program and meet the requirement of minimum graduation credit.

2. Master basic theories and professional knowledge of Mechanics, as well as Mechanical Mathematics.

3. Solve complex engineering problems by applying professional knowledge (basic theories, analysis method, measuring and testing technique, numerical simulation method, etc.) as well as modern engineering and information technology and tools.

4. Acquire comprehensive abilities and international vision; communicate effectively with colleagues on complex engineering problems; negotiate in a cross-cultural context.

5. Qualified for management position in engineering project.

6. Have humanistic quality, sense of social responsibility, as well as professional ethics in practice.

7. Awareness of independent learning and lifelong learning; ability of continuing learning and developing.


Elastic Mechanics

Computational Fluid Mechanics

Experimental Techniques for Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Finite Element Method

Fluid Mechanics

Mechanics of Materials

Engineering Thermodynamics

Experimental Techniques of Modern Solid Mechanics

Theoretical Mechanics

Mechanics of Vibration

Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering


This major aims to train professionals with strong theoretical and practical abilities in Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology, Computer Science, core subsystem and overall design of flight vehicle and its application, and other relevant knowledge. Students are supposed to be qualified in aircraft design and scientific research, as well as have the ability to pursue further academic research.

In the direction of Aircraft and Propulsion System, the following courses are emphasized: General Knowledge of Aircraft, Structure and Aerodynamics, Propulsion System, Aerospace Information Technology, Navigation, Guidance and Control, etc.

In the direction of Aircraft Information and Electronics, the following courses are emphasized: General Knowledge of Aircraft, Aerodynamics and Propulsion, Navigation, Guidance and Control, Electronics and Information, etc.


1. Master basic professional theories and knowledge, including Applied Mathematics, Aircraft Structural Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Aerospace Computing Technology, Navigation, Guidance and Control, Applied Electronics, Mechanical Design, Principle of Propulsion System, Aerospace Information Technology, etc.

2. Master theories and methods of overall design of flight vehicle, understand its cutting-edge technology, application prospect and development tendency. Has the basic ability to participate in the overall design of aircraft as well as qualified ability of scientific research and practical work.

3. In the direction of Aircraft and Propulsion System, graduates are required to acquire knowledge and ability in Aerodynamic Layout, Structural Design, Propulsion System, Aerospace Information Technology, Navigation, Guidance and Control, etc.

4. In the direction of Aircraft Information and Electronics, graduates are required to acquired knowledge and ability in General Knowledge of Aircraft, Electronics and Information, Navigation, Guidance and Technology, etc. Meanwhile they need to acquire basic ability in design and research.

5. Proficient in foreign language, and has the ability in computer software development and application.


Theoretical Mechanics (A)

Material Mechanics (B)

Fundamentals of Aerospace Technology

Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Embedded Computing Technologies

Principle of Automatic Control


Fundamentals of Aerospace Information Technology

Spacecraft Orbit and Attitude Dynamics

Principles of Propulsion Systems

Flight Dynamics

Overall Design of Flight Vehicle