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Conceptual Design Studies of Boosted Turbofan Configuration for short range

Hecken, Tobias and Iwanizki, Michael and Arzberger, Max Josef and Silberhorn, Daniel and Plohr, Martin and Zhao, Xin and Kyprianidis, Konstantinos and Smruti, Sahoo and Valente, Giorgio and Sumsurooah, Sharmila and Sielemann, Michael and Clément, Coïc and Bardenhagen, Andreas and Scheunemann, Annika and Jacobs, Claire (2020) Conceptual Design Studies of Boosted Turbofan Configuration for short range. In: AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. AIAA SciTech 2020, 06.-10. Jan. 2020, Orlando, FL (USA). ISBN 978-162410595-1.

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This paper describes the current activities at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and an associated consortium related to conceptual design studies of an aircraft configuration with hybrid electric propulsion for a typical short range commercial transport mission. The work is implemented in the scope of the European Clean Sky 2 program in the project 'Advanced Engine and Aircraft Configurations' (ADEC) and 'Turbo electric Aircraft Design Environment' (TRADE). The configuration analyzed incorporates parallel hybrid architecture consisting of gas turbines, electric machines, and batteries that adds electric power to the fans of the engines. A conceptual aircraft sizing workflow built in the DLR's 'Remote Component Environment' (RCE) incorporating tools of DLR that are based on semi-empirical and low level physics based methods. The TRADE consortium developed a simulation and optimization design platform with analysis models of higher fidelity for an aircraft with hybrid electric propulsion architecture. An implementation of the TRADE simulation and optimization design platform into the DLR's RCE workflow by replacing the DLR models was carried out. The focus of this paper is on the quantitative evaluation of the 'Boosted Turbofan' configuration utilizing the resulting workflow. In order to understand the cooperation between the DLR and TRADE consortium, a brief overview of the activities is given. Then the multi-disciplinary overall aircraft sizing workflow for hybrid electric aircraft built in RCE is shown. Hereafter, the simulation and optimization models of the TRADE design platform are described. Subsequently, an overview of the aircraft configurations considered in the scope of this work is given. The design space studies of the 'Boosted Turbofan' configuration are presented. Finally, the deviations of the results between the workflows with and without the TRADE modules are discussed.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/137076/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Conceptual Design Studies of Boosted Turbofan Configuration for short range
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Plohr, MartinUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6165-0838
Zhao, XinMälardalen University, SwedenUNSPECIFIED
Kyprianidis, KonstantinosMälardalen University, Swedenhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8466-356X
Smruti, SahooMälardalen University, Swedenhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7328-5180
Valente, GiorgioUniversity of Nottingham, UKUNSPECIFIED
Sumsurooah, SharmilaUniversity of Nottingham, UKUNSPECIFIED
Sielemann, MichaelModelon Deutschland GmbH, MünchenUNSPECIFIED
Clément, CoïcModelon Deutschland GmbH, MünchenUNSPECIFIED
Bardenhagen, AndreasTechnische Universität BerlinUNSPECIFIED
Scheunemann, AnnikaTechnische Universität BerlinUNSPECIFIED
Jacobs, ClaireTechnische Universität BerlinUNSPECIFIED
Date:January 2020
Journal or Publication Title:AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:conceptual aircraft design, overall aircraft design, hybrid electric propulsion, boosted turbofan, Clean Sky, ADEC, TRADE
Event Title:AIAA SciTech 2020
Event Location:Orlando, FL (USA)
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:06.-10. Jan. 2020
Organizer:AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:fixed-wing aircraft
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Concepts and Integration (old)
Location: Göttingen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aeroelasticity > Loads Analysis and Aeroelastic Design
Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Transport Aircraft
Institute of System Dynamics and Control > Aircraft System Dynamics
Institute of Propulsion Technology > Engine
Institute of System Architectures in Aeronautics > Aircraft Design and System Integration
Deposited By: Hecken, Tobias
Deposited On:09 Nov 2020 07:42
Last Modified:19 Feb 2021 15:07

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