Chapter 7

Fuselage Design

 

Table of Contents

 

7.1. Introduction

7.2. Functional Analysis and Design Flowchart

7.3. Fuselage Configuration Design and Internal arrangement

7.4. Ergonomics

7.4.1. Definitions

7.4.2. Human Dimensions and Limits

7.5. Cockpit Design

7.5.1. Number of Pilot and Crew Members

7.5.2. Pilot/Crew Mission

7.5.3. Pilot/Crew Comfort/Hardship Level

7.5.4. Pilot Personal Equipments

7.5.5. Control Equipments

7.5.6. Measurement Equipments

7.5.7. Level of Automation

7.5.8. External Constraints

7.5.9. Cockpit Integration

7.6. Passenger Cabin Design

7.7. Cargo Section Design

7.8. Optimum Length-to-Diameter Ratio

7.8.1. Optimum Slenderness Ratio for lowest fLD

7.8.2. Optimum Slenderness Ratio for Lowest Fuselage Wetted Area

7.8.3. Optimum Slenderness Ratio for the Lightest Fuselage

7.9. Fuselage Other Internal Segments

7.9.1. Fuel Tanks

7.9.2. Radar Dish

7.9.3. Wing Box

7.9.4. Power Transmission Systems

7.10. Lofting

7.10.1. Aerodynamics Considerations

7.10.2. Area Ruling

7.10.3. Radar Detectability

7.10.4. Fuselage Rear Section

7.11. Fuselage Design Steps

7.12. Design Example

Problems

References