U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) DESCENT Model Roadmap: Current Scope and Near-Term Extensions

Report No. ARL-TR-6554
Authors: Andrew W. Drysdale
Date/Pages: August 2013; 50 pages
Abstract: Recent enhancements of the DESCENT autorotation model are discussed in the context of near-term plans for the code's further development and future applications. Specific examples of near-term plans include flight simulator test data generation, occupant injury analysis, and design space (trade space) evaluation. The technical report concludes with an overview of how data is processed within the expanded model and where opportunities exist for interaction with other portions of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) analysis process.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: August 1, 2013