Towards multidisciplinary design optimization of next-generation green aircraft
Luca Pustina, Matteo Blandino, Pietro Paolo Ciottoli, Franco Mastroddidownload PDF
Abstract. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is one of the most important challenges of the next future. The aviation industry faces increasing pressure to reduce its environmental footprint and improve its sustainability. This work is framed within the Italian national project “MOST- Spoke 1 – AIR MOBILITY – WP5,” which studies innovative solutions for next-generation green aircraft. This paper proposes a multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) framework for the design of new-generation green aircraft. Several propulsion solutions are analyzed, including fully electric and hydrogen fuel cells. The Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) framework considers several disciplines, including aerodynamics, structures, flight dynamics, propulsion, cost analysis, and life-cycle analysis for facing at the best the design challenge of next-generation green aircraft.
Green Aircraft, Multi-Disciplinary Optimization, Reduced Order Model
Published online 11/1/2023, 4 pages
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Citation: Luca Pustina, Matteo Blandino, Pietro Paolo Ciottoli, Franco Mastroddi, Towards multidisciplinary design optimization of next-generation green aircraft, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 440-443, 2023
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