28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-6.3.3
THE DESIGN AND ENGINEERING ENGINE. TOWARDS A MODULAR SYSTEM FOR COLLABORATIVE AIRCRAFT DESIGN
G. La Rocca, T. H. M. Langen, Y. H. A. Brouwers
TU Delft, Netherlands
Keywords: design and engineering engine, aircraft design, collaborative design, knowledge based engineering, multidisciplinary design optimization
This paper offers an overview of the Design and Engineering Engine (DEE), a software system to support conceptual and multidisciplinary design optimization of both conventional and novel aircraft configurations. The capabilities of two key DEE components, namely the Initiator and the new Multi Model Generator, are elaborated in more detail.
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