A STUDY OF COMMUTER AIRPLANE DESIGN OPTIMIZATION
The usability of the general aviation synthesis program (GASP) was enhanced by the development of separate computer subroutines which can be added as a package to this assembly of computerized design methods or used as a separate subroutine program to compute the dynamic longitudinal, lateral-directional stability characteristics for a given airplane. Currently available analysis methods were evaluated to ascertain those most appropriate for the design functions which the GASP computerized design program performs. Methods for providing proper constraint and/or analysis functions for GASP were developed as well as the appropriate subroutines.
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- Keppel, B V
- Eysink, H
- Hammer, J
- Hawley, K
- Meredith, P
- Publication Date: 1978-5-12
- Pagination: 457 p.
- TRT Terms: Aircraft; Computer aided design; Computer programs; Curve fitting; Dynamic programming; Dynamic stability; General aviation aircraft; Optimization; Passenger aircraft; Short haul; Stability (Mechanics); Subroutines; Vehicle design
- Uncontrolled Terms: Aircraft design
- Old TRIS Terms: General aviation synthesis program; Stability derivatives
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Design; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00181685
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-157210 Stat Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: NSG-2145
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 31 1979 12:00AM