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Title:
Virtual flight testing of a controller for gust load alleviation using FMI for cosimulation
Author:
Reiko Müller: DLR, Institute of System Dynamics and Control, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany Markus Ritter: DLR, Institute of Aeroelasticity, Göttingen, Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp17132921
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Year:
2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017
Issue:
132
Article no.:
101
Pages:
921-928
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-07-04
ISBN:
978-91-7685-575-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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During aircraft design and certification, one of the most vital development tasks is the calculation of loads and stresses, subsequent structural sizing and iterative mutual adaptation with respect to the aircraft’s systems. In an effort to build up a so called virtual flight testing capability in the DLR-wide project Digital-X (2012 - 2016), a simulation of a flexible aircraft model coupled with CFD based aerodynamics and a flight control system with included Gust Load Alleviation (GLA) was developed and subjected to a certification relevant gust encounter scenario. Due to the diversity of modeling and simulation tools present in the DLR, the Functional Mockup Interface (FMI) 2.0 model interfacing standard has been successfully employed to cosimulate the control system inside the enclosing simulation framework.

Keywords: Virtual flight testing Flight control design Gust load alleviation FMI cosimulation Fluid-structure coupled simulation

Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Reiko Müller, Markus Ritter
Title:
Virtual flight testing of a controller for gust load alleviation using FMI for cosimulation
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132921
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Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Reiko Müller, Markus Ritter
Title:
Virtual flight testing of a controller for gust load alleviation using FMI for cosimulation
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp17132921
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