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An Improved Procedure for Prediction of Drag Polars of a Joined Wing Concept Using Physics-Based Response Surface Methodology
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-09)
Creation and utilization of accurate drag polars is essential in the aircraft sizing and synthesis process. Existing sizing and synthesis codes are based on historical data and cannot capture the aerodynamics of a ...
An Application of Response Surface Methodology to the Design of Tipjet Driven Stopped Rotor/Wing Concepts
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995-09)
The possibility of a new aircraft that is capable of solving the increasing demand of inter-city transportation has attracted the attention of the aerospace industry for quite some time. Under the High Speed Rotorcraft ...
An Assessment of Reaction Driven Stopped Rotor/Wing Using Circulation Control in Forward Flight
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996-10)
The desire of achieving faster cruise speed for rotorcraft vehicles has been around since the inception of the helicopter. Many unconventional concepts have been considered and researched such as the advanced tilt rotor ...
An Improved Process for the Generation of Drag Polars for Use in Conceptual/Preliminary Design
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-10)
One of the most essential contributors in the aircraft sizing and synthesis process is the creation and utilization of accurate drag polars. An improved general procedure to generate drag polars for conceptual and preliminary ...
A Conceptual Design Environment for Technology Selection and Performance Optimization for Torpedoes
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-09)
The Torpedo Optimization, Analysis, and Design (TOAD) program is introduced as a parametric sizing and synthesis tool for torpedoes. Response surface methodology is introduced as a means for efficiently modeling the design ...