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AIAA Team Aircraft Design Competition 2009-2010

Introductory Lectures on Aerospace Design Sep. 24th, 2009

University of Southern California

Sina Golshany


Background • History of the competition at USC: • 2006-2007 – Phoenix Flyer (3rd Place Nationwide) - Special Light Sport Aircraft

• 2007-2008 – Aquila (1st Place Nationwide) - Very Light Jet Trainer

• 2008-2009 – Tranquillus (To be announced) – 150 Pax Environmentally Friendly Advanced Commercial Jetliner


Request for Proposal 2009-2010 • “Advanced, Environmentally Compatible Commercial Transport to use alternative fuels”: -162 passengers (dual class) -Range: US transcontinental -Significant improvements in fuel burn (with associated CO2 reduction). -Use of alternative fuels, potentially bio fuels -No particular Noise Requirements -Improved passenger comfort -Reduced DOC and acquirement costs


Goals & Objectives: - To provide critical, applicable and practical knowledge of engineering design, and the related fields with particular emphasis on aerospace and mechanical systems in all levels. - To provide General knowledge of the industrial organizations, and industrial processes (development and manufacturing). - Provide students with practical knowledge of tools, resources and methodologies considered valuable to a career in engineering, regardless of the field.


Supervision: -Project Advisor: -Dr. R. Blackwelder, AME Department -Faculty Advisor: -Dr. O. Safadi, AME Department -Industrial Advisor: -Dr. D. Paisley, Boeing Commercial Airplane - C&EA Technical Fellow


Method of Approach: -Mini Lectures -Working Sessions -Less likely to have assignments, if we meet on Fridays - Otherwise, work is distributed trough assignments -Potential members for the team will be evaluated based on their presence, responsibility, motivation, and involvement. -Highest ranking, and most responsible participants will be included in the final team arrangement (June 2010) for the proposal.


•Lecture 2: Management and Aircraft Design Methodology •DSM Engineering Management •Historic Overview of Different AD Methodologies


Lecture 3: Configuration, Descriptive Geometry, mission and anatomy of aircraft:


•Lecture 4: Mission, Performance and Preliminary Sizing of Aircraft


•Lecture 5: Principals of Aircraft Low Speed and High Speed Aerodynamics:


•Lecture 6: Propulsion, Environmental Impact, Noise and their influences on each other


•Lecture 7: Stability and Control, Flight Dynamics and Aircraft Systems: -Mostly Numeric -Concepts -Tools


•Lecture 8: -Aircraft industry as a financial establishment (Manufacturers & airlines) •Lecture 9 -Computational Tools: AAA & GasTurb •Lecture 10 -Computational Tools: ANSYS CFD & CFX •Lecture 11 -Computational Tools: ANSYS FEA & Acoustics ...


•Resources to be used: -Roskam Books on Aircraft Design Vol I-VIII -Engineering Science Data Units (ESDU) on -Low Speed and High Speed Aerodynamics -Noise -Structures -Internal Flows & Fluid Dynamics -CFD & FEA Analysis -Acoustic Fatigue & Vibration -Aircraft Performance -Flight Dynamics -Many others . . .


Questions?


Thank You !

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