Research

CAD-based wing optimisation for the XRF1 - CASE studentship Airbus

Principal investigator: Jens-Dominik MUELLER
Funding source(s): Airbus Defence & Space Ltd
 Start: 01-09-2018  /  End: 31-08-2022
 Amount: £27,000
SEMS division:
The analysis of aircraft wings is highly multi-disciplinary including e.g. aerodynamic loads as well as structural weight. The large number of parameters that are needed to describe an optimal design requires gradient-based optimisation methods. The unique feature of the project is the first use of a gradient-enabled CAD system in aircraft design which was developed in a preceding project.