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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Aircraft Engineering

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Aerospace Engineering - CW568

This four-year honours programme equips graduates with real-life problem solving skills. IT Carlow is the only third-level institute in Ireland to have its own aerospace centre with an avionics workshop and a fleet of aircraft inside its own hangar. These unique facilities ensure IT Carlow students have the very best learning environment combining theory with practical, hands-on experience.

During this four-year programme, students will use first-class design tools such as CATIA and ANSYS to design, build and fly light aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The programme provides students with an understanding of: aerodynamics and propulsion, technical communication, aerodynamics, instrument systems, computer applications, maintenance practices, engineering practices, aircraft leasing, aircraft structures, aircraft system design and operation.

Aircraft Systems - CW507

Aircraft Systems refers to all the ‘subsystems’ required to maintain the airworthiness of an aircraft. These systems straddle flight controls, landing gear, electrical systems, hydraulics, avionics, navigation, communications and instrumentation, amongst others. An aircraft systems engineer can work as a development engineer, developing and testing aircraft systems or components, or can work as a maintenance engineer, testing, calibrating, maintaining and upgrading aircraft systems.

This three-year programme provides an overview of all aspects of aircraft systems. Modules include: Electrical Systems, Instrument Systems, Technical Communications, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Design, Computer Applications, Maintenance Practice, Propellers, Legislation and Aircraft Structure. In third year, students have a choice of specialising in Mechanical Systems (aircraft structure and engines) or in Avionics Systems (autopilot, communications, navigation and radar systems).

Aircraft Systems refers to all the ‘subsystems’ required to maintain the airworthiness of an aircraft. These systems straddle flight controls, landing gear, electrical systems, hydraulics, avionics, navigation, communications and instrumentation, amongst others. An aircraft systems engineer can work as a development engineer, developing and testing aircraft systems or components, or can work as a maintenance engineer, testing, calibrating, maintaining and upgrading aircraft systems. This three-year programme provides an overview of all aspects of aircraft systems. Modules include: Electrical Systems, Instrument Systems, Technical Communications, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Design, Computer Applications, Maintenance Practice, Propellers, Legislation and Aircraft Structure. In third year, students have a choice of specialising in Mechanical Systems (aircraft structure and engines) or in Avionics Systems (autopilot, communications, navigation and radar systems).