Vehicle Design and Configurations

Leon, B., Rimoli, J.J, Costello, M., and Di Leo, C.V. (2020). Dynamic Motion Testing of a Robotic Landing Gear System. Expected in ASME Journal of Dynamics Systems, Measurement and Control.

Leon, B., Rimoli, J.J, and Di Leo, C.V. (2020). Ground and Flight Tests of a Cable-Driven, Four-Bar Linkage Robotic Landing Gear for Rotorcraft. Expected in Journal of VFS.

Roy, S., Kotwicz Herniczek, M.T., German, B. J., Garrow, L.A. (2020). A Methodology to Estimate the Potential User Base for an eVTOL Business Airport Air Taxi Service. In proceedings from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Reno, NV. pp 27. DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-3259.
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Di Leo, C.V., Leon, B., Wachlin, J., Kurien, M., Krishnan, A., Krishnan, A., Rimoli, J.J., and Costello, M. (2019). Design of a Crashworthy Cable-Driven Four-Bar Link Robotic Landing Gear System. AIAA Journal of Aircraft. pp. 1-21. DOI 10.2514/1.C035386.
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Di Leo, C.V., Leon, B., Wachlin, J., Kurien, M., Rimoli, J.J, and Costello, M. (2019). Design of a Crashworthy Cable-Driven Four-Bar Link Robotic Landing Gear Mechanism. AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 57(2): 224-244. DOI: 10.2514/1.C035386.
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Hamilton, T. K. and German, B. J. (2019). Optimal Airspeeds for Scheduled Electric Aircraft Operations. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 56(2): 545-555. DOI 10.2514/1.C035051.
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Justin, C.Y., and Mavris, D.N. (2019). Environment Impact on Feasibility of Sub-Urban Air Mobility using STOL Vehicles. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, San Diego, CA. pp. 1-13. DOI 10.2514/6.2019-0530.
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Kotwicz Herniczek, M.T., Garbo, A., Lau, M., German, B.J. and Garrow, L.A. (2019). Exploration of Near-Term Urban Air Mobility Operations with Retrofitted Electric General Aviation Aircraft. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Dallas, TX. pp. 1-18. DOI 10.2514/6.2019-2872.
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Leon, B., Rimoli, J.J., and Di Leo, C.V. (2019). Elastomer Encapsulated Pressure Sensors with Engineered Air Cavities for Ground Contact Sensing. IEEE Sensors Journal 19(16): 6628-6643. DOI 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2912515.
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Roy, S., Crossley, W. A., Moore, K. T., Gray, J. S., and Martins, J. R. R. A. (2019). Monolithic Approach for Next-Generation Aircraft Design Considering Airline Operations and Economics. AIAA Journal of Aircraft 56(4): 1-30. DOI 10.2514/1.C035312.
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Roy, S., Maheshwari, A., Crossley, W. A., and DeLaurentis, D. A. (2019). A Study to Investigate Total Mobility Using Both CTOL and VTOL-Capable Aircraft. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Dallas, TX. pp. 1-10. DOI 10.2514/6.2019-3518.
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Warren, M. M., Garbo, A., Kotwicz Herniczek, M. T., Hamilton, T. K., and German, B. J. (2019). Effects of Range Requirements and Battery Technology on Electric VTOL Sizing and Operational Performance. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, San Diego, CA. pp. 1-15. DOI 10.2514/6.2019-0527.
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Warren, M. M., Kozel, F. K., Li, E. Q., Hall, C. S., and German, B. J. (2019). Design and Control Evaluation of a Novel Subscale Quad-Tiltrotor. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, San Diego, CA. pp. 1-13. DOI 10.2514/6.2019-0529.
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Alba, C., Elham, A., German, B. J., and Veldhuis, L. L. (2018). A Surrogate-Based Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization Framework Modeling Wing-Propeller Interaction. Aerospace Science and Technology 78: 721–733. DOI 10.10016/j.ast.2018.05.002.
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Daskilewicz, M.J., German, B J., Warren, M.M., Garrow, L.A., Boddupalli S.-S. and Douthat, T.D. (2018). Progress in Vertiport Placement and Estimating Aircraft Range Requirements for eVTOL Daily Commuting. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Atlanta, GA. pp. 1-10. DOI 10.2514/6.2018-2884.
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Di Leo, C. V., Leon, B., Wachlin, J., Kurien, M., Rimoli, J. J., and Costello, M. (2018). Cable-Driven Four-Bar Link Robotic Landing Gear Mechanism: Rapid Design and Survivability Testing. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kissimmee, FL. pp. 1-25. DOI 10.2514/6.2018-0491.
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German, B. J., Daskilewicz, M., Hamilton, T. K., and Warren, M. M. (2018). Cargo Delivery in by Passenger eVTOL Aircraft: A Case Study in the San Francisco Bay Area. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kissimmee, FL. pp. 1-13. DOI 10.2514/6.2018-2006.
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Roy, S., Maheshwari, A., Crossley, W. A., and DeLaurentis, D. A. (2018). A Study on the Impact of Aircraft Technology on the Future of Regional Transportation Using Small Aircraft. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Atlanta, GA. pp. 1-18. DOI 10.2514/6.2018-3056.
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Alba, C., Elham, A., German, B. J., and Veldhuis, L. L. (2017). A Surrogate-Based Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization Framework Exploiting Wing-Propeller Interaction. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Denver, CO. pp. 1-25. DOI 10.2514/6.2017-4329.
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Di Leo, C.V., Costello, M.F., Leon, B., and Rimoli, J.J. (2017). Rubber Encapsulated Pressure Sensor for Contact Sensing. Patent Pending (Filed).
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Di Leo, C.V., Costello, M.F., Leon, B., Rimoli, J.J., and Ward, M.B. (2017). Cable-Driven Four-Bar Link Leg Mechanism. Patent Pending (Filed).
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Hamilton, T. K. and German, B. J. (2017). Airspeeds for Scheduled Electric Aircraft Operations. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Denver, CO. pp. 1-17. DOI 10.2514/6.2017-3284.
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Justin, C., Payan, A., Briceno, S., and Mavris, D. (2017). Operational and Economic Feasibility of Electric Thin Haul Transportation. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Denver, CO. pp. 1-24. DOI 6.2017-3283.
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Harish, A., Perron, C., Bavaro, D., Ahuja, J., Ozcan, M., Justin, C. Y., Briceno, S. I., German, B. J., and Mavris, D. (2016). Economics of Advanced Thin-Haul Concepts and Operations. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D.C. pp. 1-16. DOI 10.2514/6.2016-3767.
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Locascio, D., Levy, M., Ravikumar, K., German, B. J., Briceno, S. I., and Mavris, D. N. (2016). Evaluation of Concepts of Operations for sUAS Package Delivery. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D.C. pp. 1-15. DOI 10.2514/6.2016-4371.
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Patterson, M. D., Daskilewicz, M. J., and German, B. J. (2015). Simplified Aerodynamics Models to Predict the Effects of Upstream Propellers on Wing Lift. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kissimmee, FL. pp. 1-15. DOI 10.2514/6.2015-1673.
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Patterson, M. D. and German, B. J. (2014). Conceptual Design of Electric Aircraft with Distributed Propellers: Multidisciplinary Analysis Needs and Aerodynamic Modeling Development. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Harbor, MD. pp. 1-18. DOI 10.2514/6.2014-0534.
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Patterson, M. D. and German, B. J. (2014). Wing Aerodynamic Analysis Incorporating One-Way Interaction with Distributed Propellers. In proceedings from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Atlanta, GA. pp. 1-12. DOI 10.2514/6.2014-2852.
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