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Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Deorbit Maneuver Considering Propulsion, TPS, and Trajectory

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 116 - Number 23
Year of Publication: 2015
Amirhossein Adami
Mahdi Mortazavi
Mehran Nosratollahi

Amirhossein Adami, Mahdi Mortazavi and Mehran Nosratollahi. Article: Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Deorbit Maneuver Considering Propulsion, TPS, and Trajectory. International Journal of Computer Applications 116(23):1-6, April 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Amirhossein Adami and Mahdi Mortazavi and Mehran Nosratollahi},
	title = {Article: Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Deorbit Maneuver Considering Propulsion, TPS, and Trajectory},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {116},
	number = {23},
	pages = {1-6},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Unguided reentry capsules are usually involved in ballistic entry. The final states (such as altitude and velocity of parachute activity) depend on initials parameters. Reentry trajectory parameters differently affect the thermal protection system (TPS), required deorbit propellant, and structural load. The purpose of this paper is to optimal design of deorbit parameters to minimize the thermal protection system mass and deorbit propellant mass using multidisciplinary design optimization technique. Genetic Algorithm (GA) is used to simultaneously optimize TPS discipline, propulsion discipline and trajectory in present of the all trajectory and configuration constraints. To do this, every discipline is mathematically modeled. A suitable framework of Multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) is developed. Then, the reentry mission is optimized according to the each discipline. The results show that simultaneous optimization is more efficient in comparison with single discipline optimization such as TPS optimization or deorbit propulsion system (propulsion and propellant) optimization.


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