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Title:
Development and Implementation of a Flexible Model Architecture for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft
Author:
John Batteh: Modelon Inc., USA Jesse Gohl: Modelon Inc., USA Michael Sielemann: Modelon Deutschland GmbH, Germany Peter Sundstrom: Modelon AB, Sweden Ivar Torstensson: Modelon AB, Sweden Natesa MacRae: National Research Council Canada, Canada Patrick Zdunich: National Research Council Canada, Canada
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1815437
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Year:
2018
Conference:
Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA
Issue:
154
Article no.:
004
Pages:
37-45
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2019-02-26
ISBN:
978-91-7685-148-7
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper describes the implementation of a flexible, modular, hybrid-electric aircraft modeling architecture for the development of a virtual and physical demonstrator system that will be used in the advancement of sustainable mobility systems by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The initial modeling architecture was established in Modelica based on the NASA X-57 electric flight demonstrator aircraft. A series of models were assembled from a high level aircraft system architecture to mimic the initial developmental path from the baseline conventional aircraft to the X-57 electric aircraft variant. The multi-physics component models describe the aircraft dynamics and performance, integrated with the relevant mechanical, electrical, and thermal dynamics of the electric aircraft power train. The proposed modular architecture allowed the simulation of three different aircraft configurations with different degrees of electrification, demonstrating its effectiveness and versatility in the design and development of hybrid-electric aircraft.

Keywords: aerospace, hybrid-electric aircraft, electrification, electric propulsion, thermal

Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA

Author:
John Batteh, Jesse Gohl, Michael Sielemann, Peter Sundstrom, Ivar Torstensson, Natesa MacRae, Patrick Zdunich
Title:
Development and Implementation of a Flexible Model Architecture for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp1815437
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Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA

Author:
John Batteh, Jesse Gohl, Michael Sielemann, Peter Sundstrom, Ivar Torstensson, Natesa MacRae, Patrick Zdunich
Title:
Development and Implementation of a Flexible Model Architecture for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp1815437
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