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Optimization-Based Guidance for Satellite Relative Motion
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-07)
Spacecraft relative motion modeling and control promises to enable or augment a wide range of missions for scientific research, military applications, and space situational awareness. This dissertation focuses on the ...
Optimization of Disaggregated Space Systems Using the Disaggregated Integral Systems Concept Optimization Technology Methodology
(Virginia Tech, 2020-07-10)
This research describes the development and application of the Disaggregated Integral Systems Concept Optimization Technology (DISCO-Tech) methodology. DISCO-Tech is a modular space system design tool that focuses on the ...
Concurrent Aerodynamic Shape / Cost Design Of Magnetic Levitation Vehicles Using Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Techniques
(Virginia Tech, 1997-07-24)
A multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) methodology is developed to link the aerodynamic shape design to the system costs for magnetically levitated (MAGLEV) vehicles. These railed vehicles can cruise at speeds ...
Design-Oriented Translators for Automotive Joints
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-13)
A hierarchical approach is typically followed in design of consumer products. First, a manufacturer sets performance targets for the whole system according to customer surveys and benchmarking of competitors' products. ...