What exactly is Aeronautical Engineering?

I am really interested in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering if someone could tell me exactly what the job requires, and what you would have to do. Is there different branches of Aeronautical Engineering? If so, do you have to pick 1 field, or can you specialize in many? If you could tell me as much as possible this would be great! Oh. I am in Australia, so would IB or VCE be a better choice for this? To undertake an Aeronautical Engineering course, how much knowledge on aeroplanes would you have to have. In other words, what will be assumed knowledge when entering college/University?

Asked By: - 8/13/2012
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Aeronautical engineering is basically just what it sounds like....stuff that flies. The curriculum is somewhat like a smattering of all the other engineering fields (mechanical, electrical, metallurgical, etc) with a bunch of physics and math thrown in for good measure. An undergraduate degree will not really allow... More
Answered By: Mike - 8/13/2012
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Aerospace engineering is the primary branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, and science of aircraft and spacecraft. It is divided into two major and overlapping branches: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering... More
Answered By: Neha - 8/14/2012
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