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Accession Number N14-0002502
Title Using the NPSS Environment to Model an Altitude Test Facility.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 16p
Personal Author A. K. Owen B. C. Huffman T. M. Lavelle
Abstract An altitude test facility was modeled using Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS). This altitude test facility model represents the most detailed facility model developed in the NPSS architecture. The current paper demonstrates the use of the NPSS system to define the required operating range of a component for the facility. A significant number of additional component models were easily developed to complete the model. Discussed in this paper are the additional components developed and what was done in the development of these components.
Keywords Aerospace engineering
Aircraft engines
Altitude simulation
Altitude tests
Computer programs
Computerized simulation
Engine design
Object-oriented programming
Propulsion system configurations
Systems engineering
Test facilities
Wind tunnel tests

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 51A - Aerodynamics
51C - Aircraft
51F - Test Facilities & Equipment
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH. NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1421
Contract Number N/A

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