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dc.contributor.author Hansman, Robert John
dc.contributor.author Liebeck, Robert H
dc.contributor.author Murman, Earll M., 1942-
dc.contributor.author Haggerty, Allen C
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2003
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-08T08:28:01Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-08T08:28:01Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12
dc.identifier 16.885J-Fall2003
dc.identifier.other 16.885J
dc.identifier.other ESD.35J
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-b62c5656658e1b89ae2671002b25d195
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36378
dc.description.abstract Subject addresses a holistic systems engineering approach for aircraft development. Focuses on the conceptual phase of product definition during which all aspects relevant to a new or derivative aircraft must be considered. These include technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. Subject centers on a realistic aircraft system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples included the Very Large Transport Aircraft and a Supersonic Business Jet. Subject identifies the critical system level issues and analyzes them in depth via student team projects and individual assignments. The overall goal of the semester is to produce a business plan and aircraft level system specifications document which can serve as an independent assessment of a current candidate aircraft system. From the course home page: Course Description Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Finally, the student teams deliver oral and written versions of the case study. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject aircraft systems en
dc.subject aircraft systems engineering en
dc.subject lifecycle en
dc.subject cost estimation en
dc.subject weight estimation en
dc.subject aircraft performance en
dc.subject aircraft safety en
dc.subject aircraft reliability en
dc.subject subsystems; risk analysis en
dc.subject risk management en
dc.subject system realization en
dc.subject retrospective analysis en
dc.subject key design drivers en
dc.subject design drivers en
dc.subject design decisions en
dc.subject aircraft attributes en
dc.subject operational experience en
dc.subject case study en
dc.subject case studies en
dc.subject air transportation systems en
dc.subject air defense system en
dc.subject systems engineering en
dc.subject interface management en
dc.subject interface verification en
dc.subject subsystem architecture en
dc.subject performance issures en
dc.subject design closure en
dc.subject complex systems en
dc.subject 16.885J en
dc.subject ESD.35J en
dc.subject 16.885 en
dc.subject ESD.35 en
dc.title 16.885J / ESD.35J Aircraft Systems Engineering, Fall 2003 en
dc.title.alternative Aircraft Systems Engineering en
dc.audience.educationlevel Graduate
dc.subject.cip 140201 en
dc.subject.cip Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering en


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