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Benchmarking ceasiom software to predict flight control and flying qualities of the B-747
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering.
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2010 (English)In: 27th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2010, ICAS 2010: Volume 4, 2010, 2906-2912 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

CEASIOM, the Computerized Environment for Aircraft Synthesis and Integrated Optimization Methods, is a framework that integrates discipline-specific tools for conceptual design. At this early stage of the design it is very useful to be able to predict the flying and handling qualities of the aircraft. In order to do this for the configuration being studied, the aerodynamic database needs to be computed and coupled to the stability and control tools to carry out the analysis. This paper describes how the adaptivefidelity CFD module of CEASIOM computes the aerodynamic database of an aircraft configuration, and how that data is analyzed by the FCSDT module to determine the flying qualities and the control laws of the aircraft. The paper compares the predicted flying qualities with the flight-test data of the Boeing B747 aircraft in order to verify the goodness of the overall approach.

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2010. 2906-2912 p.
Keyword [en]
Aerodynamics, Aircraft design, CFD., Flight control, Flight dynamics
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Vehicle Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-148878ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84878478057ISBN: 978-161782049-6OAI: diva2:738105
27th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2010, ICAS 2010, 19 September 2010 through 24 September 2010, Nice, France

QC 20140815

Available from: 2014-08-15 Created: 2014-08-14 Last updated: 2014-08-15Bibliographically approved

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