Minimum-time acceleration of aircraft turbofan engines
- Teren, F.
- JAN 1, 1977.
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- Minimum-time accelerations of the F100 turbofan engine are presented. A piecewise-linear engine model, having three state variables and four control variables, is used to obtain the minimum-time solutions. The linear model which applies at a given time in the trajectory is determined by calculating a normalized distance from the current state to the equilibrium state associated with each linear model. The linear model associated with the closest equilibrium point is then used. The control histories for the minimum-time solutions are used as input to a nonlinear simulation of the F100 engine to verify the accuracy of the piecewise linear solutions.
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 19770016168., Accession ID: 77N23112., NASA-TM-X-73624., E-9115., and Joint Automatic Control Conf.; 22-24 Jun. 1977; San Francisco.
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