Title page for ETD etd-12052009-020129
|Type of Document
||Arledge, Thomas K.
||ACSYNT aerodynamic estimation :an examination and validation for use in conceptual design
||Master of Science
|Mason, William H.
|Durham, Wayne C.
|Date of Defense
The aerodynamic prediction methodology available in ACSYNT is examined through
comparison with aircraft data for a variety of classes of configurations. The predictions are
a synthesis of the best empirical procedures currently available. The present work presents
selected results obtained from the comparison, and shows how the basic capability can be
enhanced by user supplied adjustments to represent changes in technology levels when
considering advanced aircraft designs. The predictions and basis for adjustments are
described for a supersonic cruise vehicle, a large subsonic transport, a typical fighter, an
attack aircraft, and a typical business jet.
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