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A Distributed Design Environment for Rotorcraft

Weiand, Peter and Schmid, Matthias and Buchwald, Michel and Schwinn, Dominik (2018) A Distributed Design Environment for Rotorcraft. Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress 2018, 04.-06. Sep. 2018, Friedrichshafen.

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Abstract

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is currently developing a new environment for integrated rotorcraft design. This paper describes the fundamental features and approaches to generate the related design processes. The lessons learned from the DLR activities on fixed-wing design lead to the usage of distributed computation and the implantation of the CPACS data model adapted and extended for rotorcraft design. These activities are a DLR internal cooperation of the Institute of Flight Systems, the Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology, and the Institute of Structures and Design. The tools implemented cover the conceptual and partly the preliminary design phase. Here the disciplines of sizing approaches, geometry generation, aerodynamic properties, mass estimation, and flight performance are considered. A quick design study is performed for a helicopter with typical HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) capabilities.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/121668/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:A Distributed Design Environment for Rotorcraft
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Weiand, PeterPeter.Weiand (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schmid, Matthiasmatthias.schmid (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Buchwald, MichelMichel.Buchwald (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schwinn, Dominikdominik.schwinn (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2018
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Rotorcraft design; distributed computing; integrated design; virtual configuration
Event Title:Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress 2018
Event Location:Friedrichshafen
Event Type:national Conference
Event Dates:04.-06. Sep. 2018
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:rotorcraft
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L RR - Rotorcraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - The Innovative Rotorcraft, L - The Virtual Aerodynamic Rotorcraft
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Systems > Rotorcraft
Institute of Structures and Design > Structural Integrity
Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Helicopter, BS
Deposited By: Weiand, Peter
Deposited On:13 Sep 2018 13:25
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:19

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