Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Aerospace Engineering
Volume 2009, Article ID 735680, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/735680
Research Article

Systems Engineering in Terms of Exergy

Multidisciplinary Technologies Center, Air Vehicles Directorate U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433, USA

Received 11 March 2009; Accepted 21 July 2009

Academic Editor: Hui Hu

Copyright © 2009 José A. Camberos and David J. Moorhouse. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. J. Moorhouse, “The multidisciplinary engineer in the context of concurrent engineering,” in Proceedings of the Aerodynamic Design and Optimization of Flight Vehicles in a Concurrent Multi-Disciplinary Environment, RTO Meeting Proceedings, June 2000, RTO-MP-35.
  2. D. J. Moorhouse, “A proposed system-level multidisciplinary analysis technique based on exergy methods,” Journal of Aircraft, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 11–15, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. R. Munoz and M. R. von Spakovsky, “A decomposition approach for the large scale synthesis/design optimization of highly coupled, highly dynamic energy systems,” International Journal of Applied Thermodynamics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 19–33, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. D. F. Rancruel and M. R. von Spakovsky, “Use of a unique decomposition strategy for the optimal synthesis/design and operation of an advanced fighter aircraft system,” in Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multi-Disciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, USA, August-September 2004.
  5. D. F. Rancruel and M. R. von Spakovsky, “Decomposition with thermoeconomic isolation applied to the optimal synthesis/design and operation of an advanced tactical aircraft system,” Energy, vol. 31, no. 15, pp. 3327–3341, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. D. F. Rancruel and M. R. von Spakovsky, “Decomposition with thermoeconomic isolation applied to the optimal synthesis/design of an advanced tactical aircraft system,” International Journal of Thermodynamics, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 93–105, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. D. F. Rancruel and M. R. von Spakovsky, “Use of a unique decomposition strategy for the optimal synthesis/design and operation of an advanced fighter aircraft system,” in Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multi-Disciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, USA, August-September 2004.
  8. D. F. Rancruel and M. R. von Spakovsky, “A decomposition strategy applied to the optimal synthesis/design and operation of an advanced fighter aircraft system: a comparison with and without airframe degrees of freedom,” in Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMECE '03), vol. 43, pp. 477–490, Washington, DC, USA, November 2003, ASME paper no. 44402. View at Scopus
  9. V. Periannan, M. R. von Spakovsky, and D. J. Moorhouse, “Investigation of the effects of various energy and exergy-based figures of merit on the optimal design of a high performance aircraft system,” in Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE '06), Chicago, Ill, USA, November 2006, ASME paper no. IMECE-2006-14186.
  10. D. Riggins, T. Taylor, L. Terhune, and D. Moorhouse, “Methods for the design of energy efficient high speed aerospace vehicles,” The Aeronautical Journal, vol. 111, no. 1119, pp. 297–309, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. K. Alabi et al., “Multi-level exergy modeling, analysis and optimization for the integrated synthesis/design of aerospace systems,” in Proceedings of the 25th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS '06), Hamburg, Germany, September, 2006, ICAS paper 1.9.2.
  12. K. Alabi, F. Ladeinde, M. von Spakovsky, D. Moorhouse, and J. Camberos, “Assessing CFD modeling of entropy generation for the air frame subsystem in an integrated aircraft design/synthesis procedure,” in Proceedings of the 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nev, USA, January 2006, AIAA paper 2006–0587.
  13. J. A. Camberos, “On the construction of entropy balance equations for arbitrary thermophysical processes,” in Proceedings of the 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2001, AIAA paper no. 2001–0815.
  14. J. A. Camberos, “Entropy concavity, the second-law, and the concept of exergy in thermophysics,” in Proceedings of the 33rd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Norfolk, Va, USA, June 2000, AIAA no. paper 99–3557.
  15. W. J. Norton, “Balancing modelling and simulation with flight test in military aircraft development,” in Proceedings of the Advances in Flight Testing, December 1997, AGARD-CP-593.