SAE International
SAE Standards Works
SAE International
Contact Us | Help | Shopping Cart
SAE Login

ARP5571C - Gas Turbine Engine Performance Presentation and Nomenclature For Object-Oriented Computer Programs

Details
Not available for purchase at this time.
Document Number: ARP5571C
Project Initiation: 10-18-2013
Project Number:
Revision Number: C
Sponsor Name: Richard Goldman
Title
Gas Turbine Engine Performance Presentation and Nomenclature For Object-Oriented Computer Programs
Scope
This document provides recommendations for several aspects of air-breathing gas turbine engine performance modeling using object-oriented programming systems. Nomenclature, application program interface, and user interface are addressed with the emphasis on nomenclature. The Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS) modeling environment is frequently used in this document as an archetype. Many of the recommendations for standards are derived from NPSS standards. NPSS was chosen because it is an available product. The practices recommended herein may be applied to other object-oriented systems. While this document applies broadly to any gas turbine engine, the great majority of engine performance computer programs have historically been written for aircraft propulsion systems. Aircraft and propulsion terminology and examples appear throughout.
Rationale
Update format and structure of a model delivered to an airframer (customer model). Ensure the document is not specific to a single set of software or code. Potential updates for constants, and transient input. Address model execution control and user hooks. Managing Graphical User Interface methodology.
Recent Activity
DateType