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Conditions for Passenger Aircraft Minimum Fuel Consumption, Direct Operating Costs and Environmental Impact

Author: Brecht Caers; Dieter Scholz
Publisher: Aircraft Design and Systems Group (AERO), Department of Automotive and Aeronautical Engineering, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany 2019
Series: Digital Library - Projects & Theses - Prof. Dr. Scholz; http://library.ProfScholz.de
Edition/Format:   Downloadable archival material : English
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Purpose - Find optimal flight and design parameters for three objectives: minimum fuel consumption, Direct Operating Costs (DOC), and environmental impact of a passenger jet aircraft. --- Approach - Combining multiple models (this includes aerodynamics, specific fuel consumption, DOC, and equivalent CO2 mass) into one generic model. In this combined model, each objective's importance is determined by a weighting  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Brecht Caers; Dieter Scholz
OCLC Number: 1140309179
Language Note: English
Notes: Copyright by author
CC BY-NC-SA
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
Series Title: Digital Library - Projects & Theses - Prof. Dr. Scholz; http://library.ProfScholz.de
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Purpose - Find optimal flight and design parameters for three objectives: minimum fuel consumption, Direct Operating Costs (DOC), and environmental impact of a passenger jet aircraft. --- Approach - Combining multiple models (this includes aerodynamics, specific fuel consumption, DOC, and equivalent CO2 mass) into one generic model. In this combined model, each objective's importance is determined by a weighting factor. Additionally, the possibility of further optimizing this model by altering an aircraft's wing loading is analyzed. --- Research limitations - Most models use estimating equations based on first principles and statistical data. --- Practical implications - The optimal cruise altitude and speed for a specific objective can be approximated for any passenger jet aircraft. --- Social implications - By using a simple approach, the discussion of optimizing aircraft opens up to a level where everyone can participate. --- Value - To find a general answer on how to optimize aviation, operational and design-wise, by using a simple approach.

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