Name: Mohammad Sadraey
School: Engineering and Computer Sciences
Associate Professor
Email: sadraey@dwc.edu
Phone: 603-577-6647
   
Courses: AE 790 Robust Control of Nonlinear Systems
EG 201 Fluid Mechanics
EG 209 Thermodynamics I
EG 330 Propulsion
EG 333 Control Systems Analysis
EG 308 Gas Dynamics
EG 409 Composite Materials
EG 412 Aircraft Design
EG 418 Flight Dynamics I/ Aircraft Performance
EG 419 Flight Dynamics II/ Flight Stability and Control
EG 460 Capstone Design I
EG 461 Capstone Design II
EG 341 Machine Elements Design
EG 316 Electrical Engineering
Areas of Interest: Aircraft Design, Flight Dynamics, UAV Design, Nonlinear Control, Robust Control, Systems Engineering
Degree: PhD in Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas
  • Books:

1. Sadraey M., Aircraft Design: A Systems Engineering Approach, 2012, Wiley Publications

Errata

2. Sadraey M., Robust Nonlinear Controller Design for Complete UAV Mission, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009

3. Sadraey M., Aircraft Performance Analysis, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009 (TOC), Errata 

1. Aircraft Drag Coefficient Calculation (Topics)

2. Wing Design (Topics)

3. Tail Design (Topics)

4. Aircraft Conceptual Design (Topics)

5. Aircraft Preliminary Design (Topics)

6. Landing Gear Design (Topics)

7. Fuselage Design Topics

8. Propulsion System Design Topics

9. Weight of Components

10. Aircraft Weight Distribution

11. Design of Control Surfaces

12. Aileron Design

13. Elevator Design

14. Rudder Design

15. V– n Diagram

16. Spoiler Design

17. Aircraft Performance -  Straight Level Flight - Jet Aircraft

  • Recent published papers:

  1. Sadraey M., Optimal Control and Line-of-Sight Guidance Formation Flight, International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp. 228 – 244, July 2013
  2. A Systems Engineering Approach to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Design; AIAA-2010-9302; 10th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, Sep. 13-15, 2010
  3. A Systematic Approach in Aircraft Configuration Design Optimization, M. Sadraey, AIAA-2008-8926, The 26th Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) Including The 8th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference, 14 - 19 Sep 2008, Anchorage, Alaska
  4. A Systems Engineering Methodology to the Design of Unconventional Control Surfaces, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA-2007-660, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 7-10, 2008
  5. A Systems Engineering Approach to the Design of Control Surfaces for UAVs, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA-2007-660, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 8-11, 2007
  6. Derivation of coupling stability derivatives and coupling transfer function, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, 6th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Wichita, Kansas, Sept 2006
  7. Robust Nonlinear Controller Design for a Complete UAV Mission, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit, 21 - 24 Aug 2006, Keystone, Colorado
  8. A Dynamic Performance Evaluation Technique for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit, 21 - 24 Aug 2006, Keystone, Colorado
  9. 2DOF nonlinear robust controller design of a small UAV using combination of dynamic inversion and  loop shaping, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA Conference, San Francisco, Aug. 2005
  10. UAV simulation: Credibility of decoupled linear vs. coupled nonlinear equations of motion, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, AIAA Conference, San Francisco, Aug. 2005
  11. Robust controller design of a complete mission for a UAV, M. Sadraey; R. Colgren, Quantitative Feedback Theory and Robust Frequency Methods Conference, Aug 2005, Lawrence, Kansas
  12. M. Sadraey, D. Joyce, J. O’Donnell, N. Bertozzi, DWC Flight Test Education at Undergraduate Level in Realization of CDIO Initiatives, Proceedings of the 5th International CDIO Conference, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, June 7 – 10, 2009

  13. M. Sadraey, Aircraft Configuration Optimization through Optimal Longitudinal Center of Gravity Range, AIAA-2009-7024, 9th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference and Aircraft Noise and Emissions Reduction Symposium, Hilton Head, South Carolina, Sep. 21-23, 2009

  14. M. Sadraey, Optimal Integrated Guidance and Control Design for Line-of-Sight Based Formation Flight, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 8-11 Aug 2011, Portland, Oregon

  15. Sadraey, M., "Multi-vehicle circular formation flight in an unknown time-varying flow-field," IEEE Explore, 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, PP. 859-868, Atlanta, GA

  16. M. Sadraey, N. Bertozzi; Systems Engineering Approach in Aircraft Design Education; Techniques and Challenges; 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition; June 13-18 2015 Seattle, WA

  17. Sadraey, M., Lyapunov-Based Nonlinear Control of Wind Tunnel Supersonic Nozzle Contour; 31st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Aviation Forum 2015; June 22-26 2015

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    Some Aeronautical/Aerospace competitions for interested individuals

    1.      AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Student Design/Build/Fly competition (http://www.aiaadbf.org/)

    2.      SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Aero Design (http://students.sae.org/cds/aerodesign/)

    http://students.sae.org/cds/aerodesign/rules/2014_aero_rules.pdf

     

    3.      Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems Competition

    http://www.robonation.org/index.php?option=com_community&view=events&task=viewevent&eventid=10&Itemid=30

     

    4.      Battle of the Rockets (http://rocketbattle.org/Main.html)

    5.      Egg Saucer (http://rocketbattle.org/Main.html)

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    A few great websites (resources)

    1.      FAR regulations: PART 23—AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: NORMAL, UTILITY, ACROBATIC, AND COMMUTER CATEGORY AIRPLANES

    2.      FAR regulations: PART 25—AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: TRANSPORT CATEGORY AIRPLANES

    3.      Airfoil Database (1), (2)

       

    4.      A great website for aircraft images (millions of aircraft photos)

    5.    Annual student design-build-launch competition for space-related topics

    6. The NASA publications and e-books are available as free download at: http://www.nasa.gov/ebooks

     

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    The following items are provided:

    1. Consultation on Aircraft Design Projects

    2. Review of Aircraft Design Project Reports

    3. Consultation on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Design Projects

    4. Review of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Design Project Reports

    5. Short Courses on Aerial Vehicle Design Techniques

    6. On-site Presentation/Talk on Aircraft Design Techniques

    7. Software Packages on Aircraft Design

    Interested individuals/institutions/industries; please contact.

     

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