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    Journal Papers


     
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Medium Range Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Transport Aircraft: N. A. Meadows, J. A. Schetz, R. K. Kapania, M. Bhatia, and G. Seber, {\it AIAA Journal of Aircraft}, In Press.
  • Structural and Aeroelastic Characteristics of Truss-Braced Wings: A Parametric Study, M. Bhatia, R. K. Kapania, and R. T. Haftka, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, In Press.
  • Development of a Framework for Trussed-Braced Wing Conceptual MDO: O. Gur, M. Bhatia, W.H. Mason, J. A. Schetz, R. K. Kapania, and T. Nam, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 44, No. 2, August 2011, pp. 277-298.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00158-010-0612-9
  • Design Optimization of a Truss-Braced Wing Aircraft:, O. Gur, M. Bhatia, J. A. Schetz, W.H. Mason, R. K. Kapania, and D. Mavris, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 6, November-Decemeber, 2010, pp. 1907--1917.
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Transonic Commercial Transport with Strut-Braced Wing: F. H. Gern, A. Ko, E. Sulaeman, J. F. Gundlach, R. K. Kapania, and R. T. Haftka, Journal of Aircraft, AIAA, Vol. 38, No. 6, November-December 2001, pp. 1006-1014
  • Conceptual Design Studies of a Strut-Braced Wing Transonic Transport: J.F. Gundlach, P.-A. Tetrault, F.H. Gern, A.H., Nagshineh-Pour, A. Ko, J.A. Schetz, W.H. Mason, R.K. Kapania, B. Grossman, and R.T., Haftka, Journal of Aircraft, AIAA, Vol. 37, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2000, pp. 976--983.
  • Effect of Flutter on the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Truss-Braced Wing Aircraft AIAA Journal of Aircraft. To appear.
    Mallik, W., Kapania, R. K., and Schetz, J. A.
  • A Comparative Assessment of Strut-Braced and Truss-Braced Wing Configurations using Multidisciplinary Design Optimization AIAA Journal of Aircraft. To appear.
    Chakraborty, I., Nam, T., Gross, J.R., Mavris, D.N., Schetz, J.A., and Kapania, R.K.
  • Trade-offs of Wing Weight and Lift/Drag in Design of Medium-Range Transport Aircraft {\it AIAA Journal of Aircraft}, Vol. 51, No. 3, May-June 2014, pp. 904--912.
    • Conference Papers

    • W. Mallik, R. K. Kapania, and J. A. Schetz, `` Transonic Aeroelastic Analysis within an Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Framework,'' 57th AIAA/ ASCE/AHS/\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2016, San Diego, CA. 2016.
    • D. Locatelli, B. Riggins, R. K. Kapania, J. A. Schetz, and T. Pocquet, ``A Physics-Based Methodology for Cantilever and Strut-Braced Wing Weight Estimation,'' 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2016, San Diego, CA. 2016.
    • B. Riggins, D. A. Locatelli, J. A. Schetz, and R. K. Kapania, ``Development of Multi-disciplinary Optimization Framework for Nonconventional Aircraft Configurations in PACELAB APD,'' SAE 2015 AeroTech Congress and Exhibition. Seattle, WA, 15ATC-0169.
    • W. Mallik, R. K. Kapania, and J. A. Schetz, ``Aeroelastic Analysis with Control Effectiveness and Optimization of Very Flexible Wing Aircraft," 56th AIAA/\ ASME/\ ASCE/\ AHS /\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA Science and Technology Forum, Kissimmee, FIL,2015,
    • D. Locatelli, J. A. Schetz, R. K. Kapania, B. Robic, C. Leenaert, and Thomas Poquet, ``Aircraft Conceptual Design: Tools Evaluation," 14th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2014. Atlanta, GA.
    • T. Nam, I. Chakraborty, J. Gross, D. Mavris, J. A. Schetz, and R. K. Kapania,``Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Truss Braced Wing Concept," 14th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2014. Atlanta, GA.
    • J. M. Coggin, R. K. Kapania, W. Zhao, J. A. Schetz, V. Hodigere-Siddaramaiah, T. A. Allen, and B. W. Saxton, ``Nonlinear Aeroelastic Analysis of a Truss-Braced Wing Wind Tunnel Model, '' SciTech 2014, National Harbor, January 13 to January 17, 2014, AIAA-2014-0335.
    • R. Gupta, W. Mallik, R. K. Kapania, and J. A. Schetz, ``Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Subsonic Truss-Braced Wing Cargo Aircraft,'' SciTech 2014, SciTech 2014, National Harbor, January 13 to January 17, 2014, AIAA-2014-0186.
    • W. Mallik, R. K. Kapania and J. A. Schetz, "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Medium-Range Transonic Truss Braced Wing Aircraft with Flutter Constraint", 54th AIAA/\ ASME/\ ASCE/\ AHS/\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 8-13, 2013. AIAA 2013-1454.
    • C. C. Morris, C. Sultan, J. A. Schetz, R. K. Kapania, "Variance Constrained Flying Qualities Metrics for Conceptual Design Feasibility Studies," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 2013, AIAA-2013-4927.
    • C. M. Shirley, J. A. Schetz, R. K. Kapania, and R. T. Haftka, ``Trade-offs of Wing Weight and Lift/Drag on Design of Medium-Range Transport Aircraft,'' 14th AIAA ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference Indianapolis, IN.
    • L. Butt, M. Bhatia, and R. K. Kapania, ``Flutter Modeling and Suppression for a Strut-Braced Wing,'' 53rd, AIAA/\ ASME/\ ASCE/\ AHS/\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2012. AIAA-2012-1794.
    • L. M. Butt, M. H. Kurdi, R. K. Kapania, and L. Asheghian, ``Aeroelastic Analysis and Optimization of a Rigid/Inflatable Wing,'' 52nd, AIAA/\ ASME/\ ASCE/\ AHS/\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 4-7, 2011.
    • M. Bhatia, R. K. Kapania, and R. T. Haftka, ``Structural and Aeroelastic Characteristics of Truss-Braced Wings: A Parametric Study,'' 52nd AIAA/\ ASME/\ ASCE/\ AHS/\ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 4--7, 2011.
    • Bhatia, M., Gur, O., Kapania, R.K., Schetz, J.A, Mason, W.H., Haftka, R.T., "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Truss Braced Wing Aircraft with Flutter Constraints", 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis Optimization (MAO), 13-15 September 2010, Fort Worth, Texas.
    • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Truss Braced Wing Aircraft, Gur, O., Bhatia, M., Schetz, J.A., Mason, W.H., Kapania, R.K., and Mavris, D.,. AIAA Paper 2009-7114, 9th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference and Aircraft Noise and Emissions Reduction Symposium, September 21-23, 2009, Hilton Head, South Carolina.
    • Analysis of Interference Drag for Strut-Strut, Interaction in Transonic Flow, Duggirala, R. K., Roy, C. J., and Schetz, J. A., AIAA 2009-0051, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, January 5-8, 2009.
    • Structural Design of a Truss Braced Wing: Potential and Challenges, Bhatia. M., Kapania, R. K., van Hoek, M. and Haftka, R. T., AIAA-2009-2147, 10th AIAA Gossamer Spacecraft Forum, Palm Springs, CA, May 2009
    • Development of framework for truss-braced wing conceptual MDO, Gur, O., Bhatia, M., Mason, W.H., Schetz, J.A., Kapania, R.K., and Nam , T., AIAA Paper 2010-2754, 6th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, April 12-15, 2010, Orlando, Florida.
    • Aerodynamic Considerations in the Design of Truss-Braced Wing Aircraft, Gur, O., Schetz, J.A., and Mason, W.H., AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2010
    • Full Configuration Drag Estimation. Gur, O., Mason, W. H., and Schetz, J.A., Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No.4 July-Aug. 2010, pp. 1356-1367.
    • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Truss Braced Wing Aircraft with Flutter Constraints., Bhatia, M., Gur, O., Kapania, R., Mason, W., Schetz, J., and Haftka, R.T., AIAA-2010-9077, 13th AIAA/ISSMO MDO Conf. Fort Worth TX, Sep. 13-15, 2010.
    • Computational Study of the Embedded Engine Static Pressure Thrust Propulsion System., Peraudo, P. N. and Schetz, J. A, VPISU Blacksburg, VA, AIAA Paper 2012 (TBP) 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville TN, Jan 9-12, 2012.
    • Finite-Volume Solution of the Euler Equations for a Wing-Pylon-Store Configuration
    • F.H. Gern, J.F. Gundlach, A. Ko, A. Naghshineh-Pour, E. Sulaeman, P.-A. Tetrault, B. Grossman. R.K. Kapania, W.H. Mason and J.A. Schetz, "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Transonic Commercial Transport with a Strut-Braced Wing," Paper 1999-01-5621, 1999 World Aviation Conference, October 19-21, 1999, San Francisco, CA. 
    • J.F. Gundlach, P.-A. Tetrault, F.H. Gern, , A. Naghshineh-Pour, A. Ko, J.A. Schetz, W.H. Mason, B. Grossman. R.K. Kapania, and R.T. Haftka "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Strut-Braced Transonic Transport,", AIAA 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, AIAA Paper 2000-0420, Jan. 10-13, 2000
    • F.H. Gern, A. Ko, E. Sulaeman, R.K. Kapania, W.H. Mason, B. Grossman, and R.T. Haftka, "Passive Load Alleviation in the Design of a Strut-Braced Wing Transonic Transport," 8th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, Long Beach, CA, AIAA Paper 2000-4826, September 6-8, 2000
    • A. Ko, B. Grossman, W.H. Mason and R.T. Haftka, "Effects of Constraints in the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Transonic Commercial Transport with Strut-Braced Wing," World Aviation Congress, SAE 00WAC-23, San Diego, CA, Oct. 10-12, 2000.