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    • Forecasting Technology Uncertainty in Preliminary Aircraft Design 

      Kirby, Michelle Rene; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-10)
      An evolved version of the Technology Identification, Evaluation, and Selection (TIES) method is presented that provides techniques for quantifying technological uncertainty associated with immature technologies. Uncertainty ...
    • Forecasting the Impact of Technology Infusion on Subsonic Transport Affordability 

      Kirby, Michelle Rene; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998-09)
      The design of complex systems, such as commercial aircraft, has drastically changed since the middle 1970's. Budgetary and airline requirements have forced many aerospace companies to reduce the amount of time and monetary ...
    • Formulation of a Method to Assess Technologies for the Improvement of Airport Capacity 

      Mavris, Dimitri N.; Garcia, Elena (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-05)
      Commercial air transportation growth and airline deregulation in recent years have resulte traffic volume beyond the capacity of existing airports and air traffic control. This excess traffic often results in delays and ...
    • Formulation of a Methodology for the Probabilistic Assessment of System Effectiveness 

      Soban, Danielle Suzanne; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-11)
      There exists a need for an integrated and efficient framework that can rapidly assess system effectiveness for today? complex systems. The analysis of air superiority in the theater environment is considered here, and the ...
    • Formulation of a Process for the Planning and Management of Technology Development 

      Largent, Matthew Clinton; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-10)
      Due to the importance of technology use in Aerospace systems, the process of technology development is one of the most important parts of fielding a new system. Technology development is the process of creating and ...
    • Formulation of an Integrating Framework for Conceptual Object-Oriented Systems Design 

      De Baets, Peter Wilfried Gaston; Zentner, John Marc; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-11)
      In this paper, an overview is given of the different alternatives to an integrating computational framework. A new framework will be introduced, which incorporates the latest computational techniques and more importantly ...
    • 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 ...
    • Formulation, Realization, and Demonstration of a Process to Generate Aerodynamic Metamodels for Hypersonic Cruise Vehicle Design 

      McDonald, Robert Alan; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-10)
      The desire to facilitate the conceptual and preliminary design of hypersonic cruise vehicles has created the need for simple, fast, versatile, and trusted aerodynamic analysis tools. Metamodels representing physics-based ...
    • A Framework for Collaborative Design in Engineering Education 

      Jiménez, Hernando; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-01)
      The Collaborative Design Environment (CoDE) is a dedicated collaborative design facility aimed at enhancing design team communication by supporting collocated system and discipline experts with analysis tools, design ...
    • A Framework for Determination of the Weak Pareto Frontier Design Solutions under Probabilistic Constraints 

      Ran, Hongjun; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-09)
      The design of complex systems such as aircraft or missiles requires the synergy of multiple disciplines. The design quality must ultimately be assessed by multiple criteria that often can not be optimized simultaneously. ...
    • Framework for the Assessment of Capacity and Throughput Technologies 

      Garcia, Elena; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-10)
      The demand for air travel is expanding beyond the capacity of existing airports and air traffic control. This excess traffic often results in delays and compromised safety. Therefore, a number of initiatives to improve ...
    • A Generalized Model for Vehicle Thermodynamic Loss Management and Technology Concept Evaluation 

      Roth, Bryce Alexander; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-10)
      The objective of this paper is to develop a generalized loss management model to account for the usage of thermodynamic work potential in vehicles of any type. The key to accomplishing this is creation of a differential ...
    • Generating Dynamic Models Including Uncertainty for Use in Aircraft Conceptual Design 

      DeLaurentis, Daniel A.; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Calise, Anthony J.; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-08)
      Accurate stability and control derivative information is essential to the configuration designer. As new, non-conventional aircraft are being designed, however, the trusted stability and control estimates usually used in ...
    • GIT SMART: A Feasibility Study of a Mars Scout Vehicle to Study Methane 

      Kabo, Erik; Goben, Kathy; Daskilewicz, Matt; Deng, Zhi; Harikanth, Ramraj; Kim, SoYoung; Kwon, Kybeom; Stokes, Kathleen; Zhang, Daili (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-05-02)
    • A Hierarchical Aircraft Life Cycle Cost Analysis Model 

      Marx, William J.; Mavris, Dimitri N.; Schrage, Daniel P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995-09)
      This paper presents an exploratory study for identification and quantification of the economic benefits or implications associated with wing cost variations. A hierarchical cost model structure is used to determine life ...
    • 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 ...
    • HTS Motors in Aircraft Propulsion: Design Considerations 

      Masson, Philippe J.; Soban, Danielle Suzanne; Upton, Eric George; Pienkos, Jules E.; Luongo, Cesar A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., New York, 2005-06)
      Current high temperature superconducting (HTS) wires exhibit high current densities enabling their use in electrical rotating machinery. The possibility of designing high power density superconducting motors operating at ...
    • Hypersonics Research at ASDL 

      Osburg, Jan; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-26)
    • Identification of the Requirements Space Topology for a Rapid Response Strike System 

      Hollingsworth, Peter Michael; Mavris, Dimitri N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-09)
      A method to identify the topology of an aerospace systems requirements space,specifically the location and type of the discontinuities that occur at the boundaries of the available technology and the physics of the ...