Balancing High Fidelity MDAO with Robust System Design

Authors: Katherine Alston (M4), Tyler Winter (M4) Conference: AIAA 49th Aerospace Science Meeting (2011) Abstract: The High Fidelity Multidisciplinary Optimization (HFMDO) application delivers physics-based multidisciplinary analysis and optimization (MDAO) capabilities that…

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Efficient Uncertainty Quantification in Multidisciplinary Analysis of a Reusable Launch Vehicle

Authors: Benjamin R. Bettis (Missouri S&T), Serhat Hosder (Missouri S&T), Tyler Winter (M4) Conference: AIAA 17th Hypersonics Conference (2011) Abstract: The objective of this study was to apply a recently developed…

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Improved Computation of Balancing Transformations for Aeroservoelastic Models via Time Scale Conversion

Authors: Daniel C. Hammerand (M4), James M. Gariffo (M4), Kevin M. Roughen (M4) Journal: Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics Vol. 34, No. 2, March-April 2011 Abstract: Design of modern control…

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Efficient Creation of Aeroservoelastic Models Using Interpolated Aerodynamics Models

Authors: Daniel C. Hammerand (M4), James M, Gariffo (M4), Kevin M. Roughen (M4) Conference: AIAA 52nd Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference (2011) Abstract: The expense of running computational fluid dynamics…

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Developing the Aerodynamics Module for the Integrated Multidisciplinary Optimization Object System

Authors: Steven Doyle (M4), Katherine Alston (M4), Tyler Winter (M4) Conference: AIAA 49th Aerospace Sciences Meeting (2011) Abstract: The Integrated Multidisciplinary Optimization Objects (IMOO) System delivers physics-based multidisciplinary analysis and optimization…

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Bio-inspired Armor Protective Material Systems for a Ballistic Shock Mitigation

Authors: Jinhua Hang (M4), Helen Durden (M4), Mostafiz Chowdhury (ARL) Journal: Materials and Design 32 (2011), 3702-3710 Abstract: Severe transient ballistic shocks from projectile impacts, mine blasts, or overhead artillery attacks…

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