Brian J. German  —  Publications

Selected publications relevant to electric flight and related areas follow below.

  • German, B.J., Daskilewicz, M.J., Hamilton, T.K., and Warren, M.M., “Cargo Delivery by Passenger eVTOL Aircraft: A Case Study in the San Francisco Bay Area,” AIAA SciTech Forum, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2018.

  • Garrow, L.A., German, B.J., Ilbeigi, M., “Conceptual Models of Demand for Electric Propulsion Aircraft in Intra-Urban and Thin-Haul Markets,” Transportation Research Record, Washington, DC, Jan. 2018.

  • Bhattacharyya, R.P., Pritchett, A.R., and German, B.J., “Designing Air Traffic Concepts Of Operation For Thin-Haul Aviation at Small Airports,” AIAA/IEEE Digitial Avionics and Systems Conference, 2017.

  • Alba, C., Elham, A., German, B.J., and Veldhuis, L., “A Surrogate-Based Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization Framework Exploiting Wing-Propeller Interaction,” 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integtation, and Operations Conference, AIAA Aviation Forum, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.

  • Hamilton, T.K. and German, B.J., “Airspeeds for Scheduled Electric Aircraft Operations,” 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integtation, and Operations Conference, AIAA Aviation Forum, Denver, CO, June 5-9, 2017.

  • Pate, D.J. and German, B.J., “A Surface Vorticity Panel Method,” 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, CA, Jan. 4-8, 2016.

  • Patterson, M.D. and German, B.J., “Simplified Aerodynamics Models to Predict the Effects of Upstream Propellers on Wing Lift,” 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2015.

  • Patterson, M.D and German, B.J., “Wing Aerodynamic Analysis Incorporating One-Way Interaction with Distributed Propellers,” 14th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2014.

  • Patterson, M.D and German, B.J., “Conceptual Design of Electric Aircraft with Distributed Propellers: Multidisciplinary Analysis Needs and Aerodynamic Modeling Development,” 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD, January 2014.

  • Pate, D.J. and German, B.J., “Superposition of Spanwise Circulation Distributions: Accuracy Assessment and Application in Wing Design,” Journal of Aircraft, 51 (5), 2014, pp. 1439-1454.

  • Daskilewicz, M.J. and German, B.J., “Nondomination-Level Coordinate System for Parameterizing and Exploring Pareto Frontiers,” AIAA Journal, 51(8), 2013, pp. 1946-1959.

  • Pate, D.J. and German, B.J., “Lift Distributions for Minimum Induced Drag with Generalized Bending Moment Constraints,” Journal of Aircraft, 50 (3), 2013, pp. 936-946.

  • Pate, D.J., Gray, J., and German, B.J., “A Graph Theoretic Approach to Problem Formulation for Multidisciplinary Design Analysis and Optimization,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 49 (5), 2013, pp. 743-760.

  • Patterson, M.D., German, B.J., and Moore, M.D., “Performance Analysis and Design of On-Demand Electric Aircraft Concepts,” 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) and 14th AIAA/ISSMO MAO Conf., Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 17-19, 2012.

  • Pate, D.J., Patterson, M.D. and German, B.J., “Optimizing Families of Reconfigurable Aircraft for Multiple Missions,” Journal of Aircraft, 49 (6), 2012, pp. 1988-2000.

  • Patterson, M.D., Pate, D.J., and German, B.J., “Performance Flexibility of Reconfigurable Families of Unmanned Air Vehicles,” Journal of Aircraft, 49 (6), 2012, pp. 1831-1843.

  • Takahashi, T.T., German, B.J., Shajanian, A., Daskilewicz, M.J., and Donovan, S., “Form Factor and Critical Mach Number Estimation for Finite Wings,” Journal of Aircraft, 49 (1), 2012, pp. 173-182.