Special Issue "Aircraft Design (SI-1/2017)"
A special issue of Aerospace (ISSN 2226-4310).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2017).
Interests: aircraft design; flight dynamics; UAV design; nonlinear control; robust control; systems engineering
This journal is devoted to reporting advancements in the science and technology associated with aircraft design through the dissemination of original archival research papers disclosing new theoretical developments and/or experimental results. The context of the journal includes fixed-wing aircraft, rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicle, remotely controlled aircraft, model aircraft, and special mission aircraft in all categories of general aviation, transport, and military. The context of the journal also includes new concepts, such as flying cars, solar-powered aircraft, air–space planes, and human-powered aircraft. All three levels of design; i.e., conceptual design, preliminary design, and detail design are considered.
The topics include design techniques, design approaches, design process, design evaluation, design metrics, design challenges, lessons learned, configuration design, design groups management, trade-off study, feasibility analysis, prioritization, revolutionary design concepts, design alternatives, legal liability, design project planning, decision making, design formulation, design requirements, design constraints, system development, system life-cycle, interaction between design and manufacturing technology, design software packages, design documentations, design standards, innovation in design, design conflicts, and design framework. Papers also are sought which review recent research developments in component design, such as wing, fuselage, horizontal tail, vertical tail, landing gear, propulsion system, control surfaces, and high lift devices.
Dr. Mohammad Sadraey
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Aerospace is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- aircraft design techniques
- design approaches
- design process
- design evaluation
- design challenges
- configuration design
- design groups
- trade-off study
- feasibility analysis
- revolutionary design concepts
- design alternatives
- design project planning
- decision making
- design formulation
- design requirements
- design constraints
- system development
- interaction between design and manufacturing technology
- design software packages
- design standards
- innovation in design
- design conflicts
- design framework