Ismail, Shaik and Von Gruenhagen, Wolfgang and Harriers, Mario and Pausder, Heinz-Juergen (2003) HAT:Handling-qualities analysis toolbox for rotorcraft and aircraft. In: 29th European Rotorcraft Forum, 16-18 Sep 2003, Friedrichshafen, Germany.Full text not available from this repository.
This paper describes the salient features of an integrated software package called quot;HATquot; (Handling-qualities Analysis Toolbox) developed for the evaluation of the handling qualities of rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft. The quantitative handling qualities criteria for military rotorcraft specified in ADS-33E, and the handling qualities13; and APC (Aircraft-Pilot Coupling) prediction criteria for fixed-wing aircraft specified in MIL-STD-1797A, and several new criteria published in open literature, are incorporated in the software package. The software package can also be used for the analysis of the handling qualities of tilt-rotor aircraft operating in pure rotorcraft mode or in pure aeroplane mode. HAT is a fully GUI based software package, configured as a MATLAB Toolbox, and modular in structure. A comprehensive demonstration programme and several on-screen help13; messages are included in the software to help a new user. The rotorcraft part of the software was validated using BO 105 helicopter handling qualities database generated by DLR, Germany, and the fixed-wing part of the software was validated using several HQ and APC databases available in the open literature. Throughout this paper emphasis is placed on rotorcraft handling qualities.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Rotorcraft;Aircraft components;Software packages;Computer programs;Matlab;Graphical user interfaces;Airplanes; Helicopters;Aeroplanes|
|Subjects:||AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Design, Testing & Performance|
|Division/Department:||Flight Mechanics and Control Division, Other, Other, Other|
|Depositing User:||M/S ICAST NAL|
|Date Deposited:||11 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||24 May 2010 09:55|
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