Computation of flight mechanics parameters using continuation techniques

Pashilkar, AA and Pradeep, S (2001) Computation of flight mechanics parameters using continuation techniques. Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 24 (2). pp. 324-329.

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    Abstract

    A new approach is presented for the computation of continuation diagrams. It differs in principle from the usual approach of continuing the equilibrium points by considering one or more of the controls as continuation parameters and with the other controls held fixed. The novel approach addresses the problem of flight dynamics from the pilot point of view by allowing all the controls to be freely determined. At the same time some of the states are so constrained that along the continuation curve a particular pilot trim condition is maintained.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to AIAA
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Flight mechanics;Aircraft pilots;Flight characteristics; Flight control;Equilibrium methods;Flight conditions
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Design, Testing & Performance
    Division/Department: Flight Mechanics and Control Division, Other
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2010
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:50
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/2647

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