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Framework of conceptual design methodology for hybrid buoyant aircraft

UlHaque, Anwar and Asrar, Waqar and Omar, Ashraf Ali and Sulaeman, Erwin and Mohamed Ali, Jaffar Syed (2016) Framework of conceptual design methodology for hybrid buoyant aircraft. Aerotecnica Missili & Spazio = The Journal of Aerospace Science, Technology and Systems, 95 (2 (April-June)). pp. 99-110.

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Abstract

For economic and `green' transportation, the concept of hybrid buoyant aircraft has recently become a research focus in the aerospace community. In the present work, a methodology is proposed to aid in the conceptual design of such aircraft, powered by internal combustion engines with either liquid hydrogen or gasoline as a fuel. Special emphasis is given to the sequence of procedures to be adopted at the conceptual design level highlighting a step by step methodology for the achievement of system design targets with the help of a design example. The proposed design synthesis methodology has given a base line for further design work on such aircraft at a conceptual level. Moreover, it will assist to provide qualitative as well as quantitative data for other design concepts of such hybrid configurations being considered in the conceptual design phase.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4277/52613
Uncontrolled Keywords: Framework, conceptual design methodology, hybrid buoyant aircraft
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL500 Aeronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Waqar Asrar
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2016 10:52
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2016 10:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52613

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