Title page for ETD etd-02062013-040030


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Wampler, Steven Glenn
URN etd-02062013-040030
Title Development of a CAD system for automated conceptual design of supersonic aitcraft
Degree Master of Science
Department Mechanical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Myklebust, Arvid Committee Chair
Mahan, James Robert Committee Member
Reinholtz, Charles F. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Computer-aided design
Date of Defense 1988-05-03
Availability restricted
Abstract

Development of a conceptual aircraft design system based on ACSYNT, an aircraft synthesis program written by the NASA Ames Research Center; is discussed. The system, named ACSYNT/VPI, was written using the PHIGS graphics standard for machine independence and designed based on top·down principles and standards. A functional description of ACSYNT is presented as well as detailed software requirements for ACSYNT/VPI. The software’s design is covered in depth including design philosophies and software functional specifications. Program output and design results are presented in conjunction with project recommendations. The appendices include supporting design and development information.

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