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Verification of a low fidelity fast simulation framework through RANS simulations (2019)
Journal Article
Carrizales, M. A., Dussart, G., Portapas, V., Pontillo, A., & Lone, M. (2020). Verification of a low fidelity fast simulation framework through RANS simulations. CEAS Aeronautical Journal, 11(1), 161-176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13272-019-00409-x

© 2019, The Author(s). Verification and validation of simulation models are critical steps in engineering. This paper aims at verifying the suitability of reduced order aerodynamic models used in an aeroservoelastic framework designed to analyze the... Read More about Verification of a low fidelity fast simulation framework through RANS simulations.

Flight dynamic modelling and simulation of large flexible aircraft (2018)
Book Chapter
Dussart, G., Portapas, V., Pontillo, A., & Lone, M. (2018). Flight dynamic modelling and simulation of large flexible aircraft. In K. Volkov (Ed.), Flight Physics - Models, Techniques and Technologies, 49-72. InTech. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.71050

The drive for aircraft efficiency and minimum environmental impact is requiring the aerospace industry to generate technologically innovative and highly integrated aircraft concepts. This has changed the approach towards conceptual design and highlig... Read More about Flight dynamic modelling and simulation of large flexible aircraft.

Comparison of reduced order aerodynamic models and RANS simulations for whole aircraft aerodynamics (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Lone, M., Pontillo, A., Dussart, G., Carrizalez, M., Carrizales, M. A., Portapas, V., …Lone, M. M. (2018). Comparison of reduced order aerodynamic models and RANS simulations for whole aircraft aerodynamics. In 2018 AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-0773

© 2018, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. Verification and validation of models are critical steps in developing confidence in engineering design processes. The focus of this paper is the verification... Read More about Comparison of reduced order aerodynamic models and RANS simulations for whole aircraft aerodynamics.

Pilot-in-the-loop simulation of flexible aircraft in MATLAB/simulink: Implementation and coding peculiarities (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Lone, M., Dussart, G., Lopez, G., Lopez Matos, G. E., Portapas, V., Dussart, G. X., …Coetzee, E. (2018). Pilot-in-the-loop simulation of flexible aircraft in MATLAB/simulink: Implementation and coding peculiarities. In 2018 AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-0426

© 2018, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. Integration of flight dynamic models, developed in the MATLAB®/Simulink® environment, with an engineering flight simulation platform allows rapid pilot-in-the-... Read More about Pilot-in-the-loop simulation of flexible aircraft in MATLAB/simulink: Implementation and coding peculiarities.

Modelling framework for handling qualities analysis of flexible aircraft (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Portapas, V., Yusuf, S. Y., Lone, M. M., & Coetzee, E. (2017). Modelling framework for handling qualities analysis of flexible aircraft. In AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0577

Accurate prediction of interactions between aeroelasticty effects, flight control and flight dynamics are critical for the evaluation of handling qualities for future aircraft concepts. A simulation framework for such analyses, known as CA2LM, is pre... Read More about Modelling framework for handling qualities analysis of flexible aircraft.

Modelling framework for flight dynamics of flexible aircraft (2016)
Journal Article
Portapas, V., Cooke, A., & Lone, M. (2016). Modelling framework for flight dynamics of flexible aircraft. Aviation, 20(4), 173-182. https://doi.org/10.3846/16487788.2016.1264719

Flight dynamics and handling qualities of any flexible aircraft can be analysed within Cranfield Aircraft Accelerated Loads Model (CA2LM) framework. Modelling techniques and methods used to develop the framework are presented. Aerodynamic surfaces we... Read More about Modelling framework for flight dynamics of flexible aircraft.

Method to assess lateral handling qualities of aircraft with wingtip morphing
Presentation / Conference
Dussart, G. X., Yusuf, S. Y., Portapas, V., Lopez Matos, G. E., & Lone, M. M. Method to assess lateral handling qualities of aircraft with wingtip morphing

The potential of dihedral morphing wingtips for gust loads alleviation of high aspect ratio wings is currently under investigation. The impact of such devices on the handling qualities of an aircraft is investigated in this article. A specific morphi... Read More about Method to assess lateral handling qualities of aircraft with wingtip morphing.