Aeroelastic Optimization of Wing Structure Using Curvilinear Spars and Ribs (SpaRibs) (2020)

Authors Joe Robinson, Steven Doyle, Grant Ogawa,  Myles Baker, Shuvodeep De, Mohamed Jrad, and Rakesh Kapania Abstract Conventional aircraft wing structures consist of skins over a network of substructures and…

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Continuing the Development of a Physics-Based Weight (PBWeight) Prediction Tool for Conceptual Design: Build 1 (2017)

Authors Tyler Winter, Brent Scheneman, Jose Marquez, Jesse Sidhu Introduction Many critical challenges currently exist for designing, developing, and analyzing physics-based conceptual aircraft design tools. Often engineers struggle with determining…

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Development of a Physics-Based Weight (PBWeight) Prediction Tool for Conceptual Design (2016)

Authors Tyler Winter, Jose Marquez, Brent Scheneman Introduction Many critical challenges currently exist for designing, developing, and analyzing physics-based conceptual aircraft design tools. Often engineers struggle with determining the appropriate…

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Optimization of High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Vehicle Subject to Flutter Speed Constraint (2016)

Authors Kevin Roughen, Joe Robinson, Myles Baker Introduction A class of air vehicles known as high altitude long endurance (HALE) has gained interest for a broad range of applications. Endurance…

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Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties for Aerospace Systems using Stochastic Expansions (2015)

Authors Thomas West IV, Serhat Hosder, Tyler Winter Introduction The objective of this study was to demonstrate the use of stochastic expansions in the quantifi cation of margins and uncertainties in…

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Development of an Efficient Uncertainty Quantification Framework Applied to an Integrated Spacecraft System (2011)

Authors Tyler Winter, Benjamin Bettis, Serhat Hosder Introduction The objective of the study described in this paper was to develop an efficient uncertainty quantification framework capable of analyzing uncertainty in…

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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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Efficient Uncertainty Quantification in Multidisciplinary Analysis of a Reusable Launch Vehicle

Authors Daniel Hammerand, James Gariffo, Kevin Roughen, Myles Baker, and Oddvar Bendiksen Introduction Design of modern control laws motivates the creation of state-space models from aeroservoelastic models. Balanced truncation is…

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