The design of a dual-use pedal control system for use in roadable aircraft
Author(s)Zelnick, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Eisenberg)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
J. Kim Vandiver.
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The goal of this project is the design of a control system that will make operation of the vehicle intuitive and efficient in both ground and air mode. Using relevant precedents and specific functional and regulatory requirements, this project covers the design of a dual-use pedal user interface control system for use in the Transition roadable aircraft concept in development by Terrafugia, Inc®, in Woburn, Massachusetts. The project includes construction of a mock-up as a proof of concept and for use in further development.
Thesis (S.B.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2007.Includes bibliographical references.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology