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Biobjective optimisation of preliminary aircraft trajectories

Tsotskas, C and Kipouros, T and Savill, M (2013) Biobjective optimisation of preliminary aircraft trajectories. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 7811 L. pp. 741-755. ISSN 0302-9743

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Abstract

The protection of the environment against pollutants produced by aviation is of great concern in the 21st century. Among the multiplicity of proposed solutions, modifying flight profiles for existing aircraft is a promising approach. The aim is to deliver and understand the trade-off between environmental impact and operating costs. This work will illustrate the optimisation process of aircraft trajectories by minimising fuel consumption and flight time for the climb phase of an aircraft that belongs to A320 category. To achieve this purpose a new variant of a multi-objective Tabu Search optimiser was evolved and integrated within a computational framework, called GATAC, that simulates flight profiles based on altitude and speed. © 2013 Springer-Verlag.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: multi-disciplinary design optimisation optimisation framework Tabu Search trajectory optimisation
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div C > Engineering Design
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:04
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:21
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37140-0_55