A model for international teaming in aircraft design by James F. Marchman, Lloyd R. Jenkinson, G. J. Page PDF

By James F. Marchman, Lloyd R. Jenkinson, G. J. Page

Plane layout three (2000) 239 - 247

This paper describes the character and improvement of an undergraduate plane layout direction concerning scholars in US and united kingdom universities operating in an built-in staff that versions the foreign collaboration common within the aerospace undefined. The reasoning that resulted in this collaboration is printed and information of the supplier and administration of the programme defined. Observations from the 3 years of expertise with operating the programme are made and a few total conclusions given. many of the layout initiatives are illustrated together with the roadable airplane layout which gained the 1999/2000 NASA/FAAAGATE nationwide normal Aviation layout pageant. The collaboration has been winning from an academic viewpoint and could function a good version that may be followed by way of different pairs of universities.

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