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    • Assessment of Uncertainty in Aerospace Propulsion System Design and Simulation 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; Roth, Bryce Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-12)
      The subject of uncertainty analysis in complex systems design is a broad and bourgeoning field of study. This paper focuses on only three very specific areas of current propulsion research wherein uncertainty plays a ...
    • Combined Aerodynamic and Structural Optimization of a High-Speed Civil Transport Wing 

      Rohl, Peter Jurgen; Schrage, Daniel P.; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995-04)
      A combined procedure for the aerodynamic and structural optimization of a High-Speed Civil Transport wing is presented. Primary goal of the procedure is the determination of the jig shape of the wing necessary so that it ...
    • Conceptual Design of Current Technology and Advanced Concepts for an Efficient Multi-Mach Aircraft 

      Jiménez, Hernando; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      A design process is formulated and implemented for the taxonomy selection and system-level optimization of an Efficient Multi-Mach Aircraft Current Technology Concept and an Advanced Concept. Concept space exploration of ...
    • Development of Response Surface Equations for High-Speed Civil Transport Takeoff and Landing Noise 

      Olson, Erik Davin; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-10)
      As an element of a design optimization study of high speed civil transport (HSCT), response surface equations (RSEs) were developed with the goal of accurately predicting the sideline, takeoff, and approach noise levels ...
    • Effect of Mission Requirements on the Economic Robustness of an HSCT Concept 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; Bandte, Oliver; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996-06)
      Design for robustness and its subset design for economic robustness and viability are two areas in current design methodology and optimization research attracting a lot of attention, as the increasing number of publications ...
    • Formulation of an IPPD Methodology for the Design of a Supersonic Business Jet 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; Hayden, William T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996-10)
      The growth of international markets as well as business partnerships between U.S. and Asian-based firms has lead to an increased interest in an economically viable business jet capable of supersonic cruise and trans-Pacific ...
    • Formulation of Available Energy-Based Methods to Assess System Affordability 

      Roth, Bryce Alexander; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-01)
      This paper describes the fundamental motivation and ideas surrounding current developments in available energy-based methods for vehicle design, which are a class of methods allowing direct estimation of the total cost ...
    • HSCT Wing Design through Multilevel Decomposition 

      Rohl, Peter Jurgen; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995-09)
      A multilevel decomposition approach for the preliminary design of a High Speed Civil Transport Aircraft wing structure is described. The wing design is decomposed into three levels. The top level uses the FLOPS aircraft ...
    • Impact of Active Aeroelastic Wing Technology on Wing Geometry Using Response Surface Methodology 

      Zink, Paul Scott; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Flick, Peter M.; Love, Michael H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-06)
      A multidisciplinary design study considering the impact of Active Aeroelastic Wing (AAW) technology on the wing geometry of a lightweight fighter concept is presented. The study incorporates multidisciplinary design ...
    • Inclusion of Tactical Considerations for System-of-Systems Optimization of Torpedoes 

      Frits, Andrew P.; Weston, Neil R.; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-08)
      In the current torpedo design process, torpedoes are often designed independently from the tactics with which they are employed. This serial design process, of first developing tactics, then designing the torpedo, then ...
    • An Integrated Approach to Military Aircraft Selection and Concept Evaluation 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; DeLaurentis, Daniel A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995-09)
      The design (or evaluation) of military aircraft, by nature, is a process consisting of conflicting goals and objectives at the conceptual, preliminary, and detailed level. Affordability, mission capability, availability ...
    • Integrated Product Development for the Wing Structural Design of the High Speed Civil Transport 

      Marx, William J.; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994-09)
      The extent of knowledge required to perform the task of integrating manufacturing with aircraft design is beyond the expertise of a single engineer. This defines the need for a decision support system, or Knowledge-Based ...
    • Integrated Structural/Trim Optimization for Active Aeroelastic Wing Technology 

      Zink, Paul Scott; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Raveh, Daniella E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-09)
      A new process for concurrent trim and structural optimization of Active Aeroelastic Wing technology is presented. The new process treats trim optimization and structural optimization as integrated problems in the same ...
    • An Integrated Trim And Structural Design Process For Active Aeroelastic Wing Technology 

      Zink, Paul Scott; Raveh, Daniella E.; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-04)
      A new method for concurrent trim and structural optimization of Active Aeroelastic Wing technology is presented. The new process treats trim optimization and structural optimization as an integrated problem in the same ...
    • Maneuver Trim Optimization Techniques for Active Aeroelastic Wings 

      Zink, Paul Scott; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Raveh, Daniella E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-04)
      A new method for performing trim optimization of Active Aeroelastic Wing (AAW) technology is presented. The method is based on posing the trim problem as a linear program and solving it with the simplex method. Trim ...
    • Modeling and Cost Optimization of Combined Cycle Heat Recovery Generator Systems 

      Zhao, Yongjun; Chen, Hongmei; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      The combined cycle power plant is made up of three major systems, the gas turbine engine, the heat recovery steam generator and the steam turbine. Of the major systems the gas turbine engine is a fixed design offered by ...
    • A New Approach to Integrated Wing Design in Conceptual Synthesis and Optimization 

      DeLaurentis, Daniel A.; Cesnik, Carlos Eduardo Stolf; Lee, Jae-Moon; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996-09)
      Design-oriented analysis has become increasingly important as more and more problems traditionally solved in isolation are being approached from a multidisciplinary point of view. One such problem is the aeroelastic ...
    • Probabilistic Analysis of an HSCT Modeled with an Equivalent Laminated Plate Wing 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; Hayden, William T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-10)
      The High Speed Civil Transport (HSCT), a supersonic commercial transport currently under development, presents several challenges to traditional conceptual design. The current historical database used by many commercial ...
    • Robust Structural Design for Active Aeroelastic Wing with Aerodynamic Uncertainties 

      Zink, Paul Scott; Raveh, Daniella E.; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-04)
      A multidisciplinary design study for Active Aeroelastic Wing technology considering the uncertainty in maneuver loads estimated by linear aerodynamic theory is presented. The study makes use of a design of experiments/response ...
    • A Stochastic Approach to Multi-disciplinary Aircraft Analysis and Design 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; DeLaurentis, Daniel A.; Bandte, Oliver; Hale, Mark A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998-01)
      Within the context of multi-disciplinary aircraft analysis and design, a new approach has been formulated and described which allows for the rapid technical feasibility and economic viability assessment of multi- attribute, ...