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A graphical user-interface for propulsion system analysisNASA LeRC uses a series of computer codes to calculate installed propulsion system performance and weight. The need to evaluate more advanced engine concepts with a greater degree of accuracy has resulted in an increase in complexity of this analysis system. Therefore, a graphical user interface was developed to allow the analyst to more quickly and easily apply these codes. The development of this interface and the rationale for the approach taken are described. The interface consists of a method of pictorially representing and editing the propulsion system configuration, forms for entering numerical data, on-line help and documentation, post processing of data, and a menu system to control execution.
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Document Type
Conference Paper
Curlett, Brian P.
(NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Ryall, Kathleen
(Harvard Univ. Cambridge, MA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Subject Category
Computer Programming And Software
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 93-0223
Meeting Information
AIAA, Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit(Reno, NV)
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Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 505-69-50
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