Multidisciplinary analysis of subsonic stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicles

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.author Sepulveda, Eduardo
dc.contributor.author Smith, Howard
dc.contributor.author Sziroczak, David
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-13T12:48:00Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-13T12:48:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018-08-01
dc.identifier.citation E. Sepulveda, H. Smith and D. Sziroczak. Multidisciplinary analysis of subsonic stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicles. CEAS Aeronautical Journal, Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2019, pp. 431-442 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 1869-5582
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1007/s13272-018-0325-0
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/13482
dc.description.abstract In this paper, the GENUS multidisciplinary aircraft design and analysis environment is presented in its application to the conceptual design of tailless, low-observable unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs). Analysis disciplines comprise a variety of low to medium fidelity, physics-based and empirical methodologies, as well as higher order panel method aerodynamic analysis. Stealth considerations have been included in terms of a radar cross section analysis through a physical optics approximation method, with results verified against a well-known radar cross section prediction code. Preliminary results show good agreement for gross and empty masses when compared to several existing UCAV demonstrators and conceptual designs. A further validation of the presented methodologies is evaluated through the design, analysis, and optimisation of an unmanned strike fighter concept. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Springer en_UK
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ *
dc.subject UCAV en_UK
dc.subject Stealth en_UK
dc.subject Conceptual design en_UK
dc.subject Tailless aircraft en_UK
dc.subject UAV en_UK
dc.title Multidisciplinary analysis of subsonic stealth unmanned combat aerial vehicles en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


Files in this item

The following license files are associated with this item:

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Attribution 4.0 International Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Attribution 4.0 International

Search CERES


Browse

My Account

Statistics