Facilitating Concept Exploration for Configuring Turbine Propulsion Systems

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P. N. Koch, J. K. Allen, F. Mistree

Systems Realization Laboratory, GWW School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0405

A. Barlow

Allison Advanced Development Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-7162, USA

J. Mech. Des 120(4), 702-706 (Dec 01, 1998) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2829334 History: Received November 01, 1996; Revised August 01, 1998; Online December 11, 2007


In this Technical Brief we illustrate the efficacy of the Robust Concept Exploration Method as applied to the preliminary design of a turbine lift engine for Advanced Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (ASTOVL) fighter aircraft. This example is defined in collaboration with the Rolls-Royce Atlanta Engineering Group.

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