28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.7.2
A CONCEPTUAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS TOOL FOR BLENDED WING BODY AIRCRAFT
J. van Dommelen, R. Vos
TU Delft, Netherlands
Keywords: blended wing body, conceptual design, design engine
Due to the unconventional nature of the blended wing body (BWB) no off-the shelf software package exist for their conceptual design. The present paper details a first step towards the implementation of traditional and BWB-specific design and analysis methods into a software tool to enable preliminary sizing of a BWB.
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