Jerry V. McMichael                      Instructor and Systems Engineer
P. O. Box 960                           
Cloudcroft, NM  88317                  email:

Synoposis of Flight Test Highlights...
1.Ground Based Interceptor (GBI) and EKV and Sea Based Interceptor (SBI)
and Kinetic Warhead at Tucson, Huntsville, Alaska, and White Sands {2000-
2005}:  tested with Loral 550, Acromatics, and Teltronics; and data analysis
with MATLAB, Visual Basic, and Excel as Principal Systems Engineer and Lead
Data Analyst.
2.  S-3 Viking at Naval Test Center, Patuxent River Maryland, and on the
Truman Aircraft Carrier {1998-2000}:  tested with PIL/HIL simulator, Automatic
Carrier Landing test facility, and Truman; and data analysis with MATLAB as
Flight Test Engineer..
3.  Bell Model 407, 427, and 430 helicopters at Mirabel, Canada {1996-1998}:  
tested from control room and flying left seat; and data analysis with Excel and
CAFTA as Flight Test Engineer.
4.  C-130J at Lockheed Martin, Marietta, Georgia {1996-1998}:  tested with
functional checkouts, redline drawings, and Flight Test Preparation Orders; and
for software, Oracle Data Base (configuration control) and CATIA as Flight Test
5.  F-16 at Edwards AFB F-16 CTF and Ogden F-16 depot for General
Dynamics (later Lockheed Martin) {10 years}:  testing all weapons and avionics
systems; and before that for 7 years. Senior Logistics Engineer and Team
Leader on all major F-16 mods from block 1 to block 60 at Fort Worth, Ogden,
Denmark, Holland, and Belgium as Flight Test Control Engineer and Senior
Logistics Engineer.
Contract Work after Retirement..
1.        Rockwell Collins, Richardson Texas,  8 months from 2005-2006.  
Worked for Dave Cox on development of the computer and total system for the
Future Combat System, after Raytheon retirement.
2.        Lockheed Martin, Marietta Georgia, 2 years on development and flight
test of the C-130J, after retirement from 17 Years at Lockheed Martin (really
General Dynamics), after GD.
3.        Navy Carrier Suitability, Pax River Maryland, testing the S2 Viking after
installation of a new digital flight control computer, and on the Harry S. Truman.
4.        Bell Helicopter, Textron, Mirabel Canada, flying the left seat for testing of
models 407,427, and 430.
1.  Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics), Fort Worth, Texas and Edwards AFB,
retiring as Flight Test Control Engineer Engineering Specialist, testing the F-16
at Edwards in a CTF for 10 years; and previously 7 years as a Senior Logistics
2.  Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson Arizona and Alaska, 5 years (2000-
2004), flight test and data analysis as team leader on the EKV and KW.
Presently, officially retired {2007-present); however work 3 Bible websites and
research and write a book on “Technical Applications of Computers with
Details of Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Lincoln National Forest     Mountain Home     Cloudcroft, New Mexico
4 years (2006-2010)
Based on 10 years of teaching of electronic engineering technology at Eastern
New Mexico University, Lee College in Baytown Texas, and the Institute of
Electricity and Electronics in Boumerdes, Algeria, for the last two years have
been researching and writing a book on “Technical Applications of Computers
with MATLAB and Simulink”; and working three Bible websites.  Some of the
chapters include F16 Simulation, UAV and Other NASA Dryden Test Reports,
Model Based Design, Flight Test, Flight Control Computer, Transfer Function,
State-Space Equations, Automatic Control.  Each chapter includes extensive drill
on MATLAB and Simulink.
Rockwell Collins                        Government Systems                       Dallas,
8 months (June 2005 – January 2006)
Participated in the design of the Integrated Computer System for current force
Bradley and Abrams and for the Armies’ Future Combat System as part of the
design team of Boeing, General Dynamics, and Rockwell Collins.  Utilized
DOORS on net, Project Link, and the WEBex as the primary means of
communications, and Rational Rose and DOORS as primary means of
interactions with Lotus Notes.  Chaired WEBex meetings from Richardson
Rockwell Collins with Collins Cedar Rapids, General Dynamics in Minnesota,
and representatives from other companies involved in the Integrated Computer
System for FCS.  Performed functions of a lead in WEBex meetings using
Powerpoint presentations on Current Force design  issues for EMC/E-Cubed,
Manufacturability as conformal coating on COTS PCB s, temperature
requirements, JTAG boundary scan, Ethernet sniffing, and test software in
COTS modules.  Researched current state-of-the-art on high speed design,
microprocessors, mil standards, and embedded design with COTS.  Used
DOORS and other software to analyze and re-work design requirements.  
WEBex and Project Link for inter communications with several large Aerospace
Companies.  Participated in the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the Future
Force ICS System, including the specs of the 18 proposed vehicles and
electronics and computer systems.  Worked with PCD, CIDS, CIS, and SSDD
design requirements in DOORS and exported to Microsoft Word.  Maintained a
complete System specification tree in Excel starting with the vehicles and
coming down to the LRUs and SRUs (modules) of the ICS during the complete
design overall based on commonality and dual use Information Assurance and
security enclaves.  Worked in the nation-wide IPT for Systems Engineering and
Raytheon Missile Systems          P. O. Box 11337        Tucson, AZ  85734-1337
(2000-November 1, 2004)
Lead Flight Test Data Analyst, 5 years direct employment, in  Integration, Test
and Evaluation.  Use LABVIEW for data processing and DIAdem for data
management.  Collected, processed, analyzed, and modified software centered
around telemetry systems utilizing various test instrumentation for flight vehicle
events, optical efficiency, responsivity, etc. Used Probe and Matlab to make
Test Data Reports and to improve Powerpoint presentations.  Interviewed and
recruited a team of four analysts, and together we developed  a database for
the Loral 550 telemetry system (and the complete F987), decommutation
software, a probe data dictionary, probe and MATLAB scripts.  Purchased and
setup a Sun Development Workstation with Solaris 2.6 and Loral 550 software
in the virtual mode.   Assigned team development and then test assignments and
co-ordinated efforts.  Assisted in the development of test plans.  Made
PowerPoint presentations to the government and Raytheon personnel.  Attended
and participated in offsite planning meetings at White Sands Missile Range and
Pt Mugu.  Setup static data simulations in the Loral 550 and dynamic telemetry
simulations with the PCM600.  Coordinated with the LASM program telemetry
working group, and wrote the LASM Telemetry Data Analysis Plan.  Participated
in the planning and design development of the SM-4 missile.  Trained analysis
team on the LASM database and usage of the F987 telemetry data collection
and processing system.  Used Solaris Unix for data analysis on several Sun
Workstations as part of the F987.  Programmed in  Probe, C, and MATLAB on
a Windows NT computer and on the Sun Workstation.  Also performed TM data
analysis on the KW in the Guidance Section lab and with the presentation of
data test reviews.  Also a member of the EKV test team during ground testing at
Huntsville and Alaska.
Naval Air Weapons Command           Flight Test Center          Patuxent River,
Flight Test Engineer, 15 months contract employment for Naval Carrier
Suitability, conducting ground tests at Pax River and flight tests  at Pax on the
Truman on the S3 Viking after installation of a new Flight Control computer:  (1)
Autopilot, Automatic Carrier Landing System, and  flight control testing using
ACLS test facility at Patuxent River Test Center and on the USS Harry S.
Truman Aircraft Carrier.  Performed ground testing, Hardware in the Loop and
Pilot in the loop simulator  testing,and thorough flight and carrier testing; (2)
Performed a complete flight re-test of the S3 and wrote the test plan and test
cards; (3) Data Analysis:  Fourier analysis in MATLAB, bode plots in EXCEL; (4)
Simulation of Longitudinal and Lateral Control Laws/aerodynamics in MATLAB
simulation. Quality Control function of new design of the Flight Control Computer
(Flight Data Computer); (5) Setup of instrumentation parameters for display and
data transmission; and (6) Trained on and used the Project Engineer Stations
(control rooms) for the Chesapeake Test Range.
Lockheed Martin Georgia              Engineering Flight Test                  Marietta,
Flight Test Engineer, 2 years of contract employment, in Engineering Test and
Evaluation testing and modifying the first 18 C-130J’s during flight test. (1) In
Engineering Test and Evaluation did Design development, C-130J, functional and
regression tests, all systems; (2) Re-design of systems using FTPO’s and
redlined CATIA drawings; (3) Coordinated on the flight line between Engineering
and Maintenance, managed approximately 60 people; and (4) Unix based
Oracle database for control of configuration, airworthiness, and and
airworthiness certification--controlled all DER activities through database.
{Trained first DERs on how to inventory and control, DERs being required
because of State Department contracts and onsite presence of Brits and New
Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics)    F-16 Combined Test Team   Edwards
AFB, CA and GD Fort Worth
Flight Test Control Engineer, last 10 years of 17 years with General Dynamics,
testing the F-16 tactical fighter:  first 7 years in Maintenance and Modification
Development leading in all modifications of the F-16, block 0 and up, and
customer assistance in Ogden, Utah, Belgium, Denmark, and Holland. (1)
AutoPilot and Flight Controls Instructor and Course Developer, 1 year; (2)
Modified the F-16’s during their development years from block 1 to block 50
including from A’s and B’s to C’s and D’s. Mods included wiring, avionics,
airframe, and systems; (3) Reported to the Chief of Flight Test, managing 2nd
shift, approximately  50 people; (4) Flight tested on the F-16 controlling systems
and numerous missiles such as Sidewinder, Maverick, Phoenix, Amram, and
Sparrow; (5) Installed and tested PaveTack on the F-111 and PavePenny on the
F-16 including the Laser Guidance Pod; (6) Wrote QAR’s to control
configuration, modifications, and maintenance; (7) Used FileMaker database for
configuration control of flight assets; (8) Used Word, WordPerfect, and EXCEL
for flight reports; (8) Planning, testing, kit proofing, and development of all F-16
design changes; (9) Taught flight line personnel on flight controls and auto-pilot
Ten years teaching electronics engineering technology...,Technical Math, and
Industrial Physics at Eastern New Mexico University, Lee College in Baytown
Texas, and the Institute of Electricity and Electronics in Boumerdes Algeria as
Technical-Vocational Instructor and Assistant Professor of Electronics, and led
in the development and writing of curriculum and lab experiments.
Education and Training...
1.  Formal Education:  (1) B.S. Physics and Math  (courses heavy in
electronics); Eastern New Mexico University; Portales, New Mexico,  ;
with graduate samplings in engineering at SMU and UH, graduate study in
physics at Baylor, also graduate study in American Studies and religion; (2) B.A.
In religion from Ouachita Baptist College and Southwestern Baptist Theological
Seminary, 5 hours from completion when transferred to physics and ENMU.  
{approximately 40 hours in Bible which did not naturally count on the B.S. In
physics degree}
2.    Company Training Courses:  (1) GD Training Division: 3 months of classes
on avionics, auto-pilot, and all other systems on the F-16 A/B, and then later 6
months on the F-16 C/D systems; and Numerous other GD sponsored courses
on Management Dynamics, Speaking on Paper, EEO, and Managing for
Shareholder Value, etc.;9.   Completed a week of MATLAB advanced training at
San Diego, conducted by Mathworks includes control, programming, and
simulink; (2) Completed Raytheon Missile Systems training programs on Probe,
MATLAB, Data Management, flight mechanics, and aerodynamics; (3)
Completed the L3Com Loral 550 training course at San Diego; (4) Certificates
of completion for LABVIEW and DIAdem training from NI, Austin; (5) Navy
training classes (OJT) recently at Patuxent River, Maryland on the RTPS
(control room, etc)  and the new Digital Flight Data Computer of the S-3 Viking.
3.  Continuing Education Certificates::  Professional Certificate from the
University of Arizona in Desktop Publication completed January 2005; and (2)
Primary chose due to practical nature of course and mobile life style the route of
Continuing Education with Certificates of Completion in Continuing Education
from UCLA, LTU, and Multimedia Magic on computer hardware, software, and
multimedia courses; also Certificates of Completion in C and C++ from Georgia
Tech, Southern Tech, California State University at Northridge, and Learning
Tree University.

Naval Aviation, 4 years, Pax River Maryland and Argentia Newfoundland, AT1
and member of flight crew flying every 3 days fro 13 hours as part of the AEW
DEW line, and maintaing the APS-20 search radar, the APS-45 height finder
radar, and associated auxiliary equipment.

based on 30 plus years of Aerospace experience, 10 years of teaching
electronics engineering technology at the two year college level, current
research of flight test reports from the NASA Dryden server such as Global
Hawk and drones, F-16, AFTI, new test techniques and equipment, Enhanced
Visual Navigation; of sorting through over 100 MATLAB and simulink routines for
book inclusion, and programming in MATLAB and FORTRAN for algorithms
inclusions in over 16 major applications.
        {On the next page, and following, is the Table of Contents}

CHAPTER 1        Data Analysis and Systems Integration.   13

1-1:  Simulation of Space Shuttle with MATLAB programming. 13
1-2:  Numerical Analysis the Anchoring Discipline. 15
1-3:  Excel and MATLAB for Data Analysis. 17
1-4:  Large Modern Systems in the Evolution of the Digital Atomic Age. 18
1-5:  Differential Equations and Physics Have Taken a Bad Rap. 20
1-6:  Many Threads of Modern Technology Made the Technical Revolution. 23
1-7:  Sharing of Learning Theory. 24
1-8  Ups and Downs of UAV Testing by John Del Frate of NASA. 26
1-9:  Drilling with MATLAB Basics. 26
                      CHAPTER 2     The Digital Atomic Age  29
2-1:  Math led the technical world into the Digital with Linear Algebra. 31
2-2:  Some Things from “Optimization in Simulation Studies”. 31
2-3:  New on Minimization, Optimization, and Parameter Estimation? 33
2-4:  The Place of Equations in the Digital Revolution. 33
2-3:  From Nature to ADC. 33
2-4:  The Math of Motion is a Good Starting Place for the Technical. 34
2-5:  Digital and Digital Computers to Technical Applications of Computers. 36
2-6:  “Digital Signal Processing”. 37
2-7:  MATLAB, Path, and Workspace.  (D1) 39
2-8:  Plotting, Subplots, Axis and Labels.  (D2) 43
2-9:  Polynomial Algebra and Polynomial Roots.  (D3) 44
2-10:  Graphics and Descriptive Stats. (D4) 47
                      CHAPTER 3           Systems Integration.  53
3-1:  Cl, Cd, and Cm on selected Aircraft. 54
3-2:  Steady State Flight with Principles of Stability and Control. 57
3-3:  We can use the Transfer Function in MATLAB before the Theory. 59
3-4:  Trim Equilibrium as far as pitch when all moments at the C.G. are zero. 61
3-5:  Numerical Optimization and the Trim. m Program. 62
3-6:  Intro to Numerical Optimization. 64
3-7:  FMIN in MATLAB. 64
3-8:  FEVAL in MATLAB. 66
3-9:  The Steady-State Trim Algorithms. 68
3-10: Polynomials and Plotting (D1). 69
3-11: Matrices and Plotting (D2). 71
                      CHAPTER 4   UAVs and Other Flight Test Reports.   75
4-1:  The Altair/Predator B. 76
4-2:  Recent UAV Flight Test Experience at NASA, 1998. 77
4-3:  Flight Tests of the X-48B UAV between 2007 and 2008. 78
4-4:  AFTI/F-16 Flight Test Results and Lessons Learned. 81
4-5:  Aircraft Parameter Estimation. 86
4-6:  Graphics and Plot (D1). 90
4-7:  Flow control (D2). 90
4-8:  Plotting Complex Numbers and Function Plot (D3). 90
4-9:  Normal Distribution (D4). 90
                      CHAPTER 5           The Process.   91
5-1:  The 10 step Process of this book. 91
5-2:  The 10 step Process of Aerospace. 93
5-3:  The Process of Learning:  ILS. 93
5-4:  Historical PROCESS of The Digital Atomic Age. 94
5-5:  Math led the technical world into the Digital with Linear Algebra. 96
5-6:  The Place of Mathematical Equations in the Digital Revolution. 96
5-7:  Most Physical Phenomenon is Analog, Requiring ADC. 97
5-8:  The Math of Motion is a Good Starting Place for the Technical. 97
5-9:  Digital and Digital Computers & Applications of Computers. 97
5-10: Digital Signal Processing. 98
5-11: Evolution in Math Techniques for Engineering Applications. 100
5-12: Software, Firmware, and Digital Math. 100
5-13: The Process in CMMI. 101
5-14: The Process in “Embedded Systems Architecture”. 101
5-15: Global Hawk Unveiled the Process at work in UAVs. 102
5-16: Files/Directories, Handling Data, & External Programs (D1). 104
5-17: Fourier Transform (D2). 104
5-18: Plotting Polynomials with POLYVAL (D3). 104
5-19: Matrices of Data and Plotting (D4). 104
                      CHAPTER 6           Parameters and Data Analysis.   105
6-1:  Practical Aircraft Parameter Estimation. 107
6-2:  List of Parameters. 109
6-3:  Approach of NASA Report # NASA  TM-88281. 109
6-4:  Modern Minimization {Curve Fitting} Techniques. 111
6-5:  Cost Function, J or PI, for a Transport Aircraft. 113
6-6.  Basic Aircraft Parameters and Equations. 114
6-7:  The Cost Function, J. 115
6-8:  Cost Function in Model Methodology of Operations Research. 115
6-9:  FMINSEARCH of MATLAB, Nelder and Mead Simplex Algorithm. 115
6-10: Place of the Cost Function in Parametric Estimation. 115
6-11: MATLAB Program for Aircraft Trim plus. 115
6-12: Model Differencing Tool (D) 115
                      CHAPTER 7           Systems and Parameters.   117
7-1:  Ways to Model Linear Systems:  State-Space  and Transfer Function. 119
7-2:  Some history of State Space and the Transfer Function. 121
7-3:  Large Scale Digital Computer as Catalyst to Digital Atomic Age. 122
7-4:  The notions of State and Space. 123
7-5:  Linear Systems. 124
7-6   Background for Cl, Cd, and Cm. 125
7-7:  Coefficients from Flight Test versus Mach and Altitude. 126
7-8:  From Aerodynamic Coefficients to Aerodynamic Derivatives. 126
7-9:  Plot of Moment Coefficient Curve with a Negative Slope. 128
7-10:  Aerodynamic Derivatives Simply Mean the Use of Partial DEs. 129
7-11: Questions About Table 1 on Lift, Drag, and Moments. 129
7-12: Working with the Pendulum System in MATLAB. 130
7-13: Data In/Out, Printing, and Exporting Figures (D1). 130
7-14: Text in Graphics, Symbols and Greek Letters (D2). 130
7-15: Low Pass Filter and Log Plots (D3). 130
7-16:Trend Analysis (D4). 130
                      CHAPTER 8           Programming with MATLAB.   131
8-1.  Measurement of the Damping Roll (NASA Dryden). 131
8-2:  Study of Longitudinal Dynamic Stability in Flight. 132
8-3:  Files/Directories, Handling Data, & External Programs (D1). 132
8-4:  Fourier Transform (D2). 132
8-5: Plotting Polynomials with POLYVAL (D3). 132
8-6: Matrices of Data and Plotting (D4). 132
8-7:  Programming Simulation of a Transport Aircraft. 132
8-8:  The Use of Functions in MATLAB programming. 134
8-9:  The Transport Aircraft Simulation in C&S.  {Trim.m Program} 136
8-10: Examples of “cost function” in CONTROL AND SIMULATION. 139
8-11: Programming Input/Output in MATLAB. 143
8-12: Relational and Logical Operators. 143
8-13: Looping in MATLAB. 144
8-14: Control Flow Statements in MATLAB programming. 144
8-15: If-Else-If Statement in Programming. 144
8-16: Using Loops in Programming Missiles. 144
8-17: Function for [Mach,Qbar] = ADC(VT,H). 144
8-18: Program 8-1 to Calculate State Derivative Vector for Transport plane. 144
                      CHAPTER 9           Programming Optimization.   145
9-1:  Aircraft State and Parameter Identification. 145
9-2:  A Good Place to Introduce the Wing Standards of NACA. 146
9-3:  The three types of Numerical Optimization are repeated here: 146
9-1:  Zero routines in Optimization. 147
9-2:  MATLAB calls it “Optimization”. 148
9-3:  Optimization in MATHEMATICA. 150
9-4:  Optimization in the Excel Data Analysis ToolPak. 152
9-5:  Optimization in MINITAB. 152
9-6:  “Cost Function” in Mathematica. 152
9-7:  Cost Function is Often Called Performance Index. 153
9-8:  Two Experts on Optimization and Parameter Estimation. 153

CHAPTER 10   System ID.    155

10-1.  Basic Aircraft Parameters and Equations. 156
10-2:  The Cost Function, J. 157
10-3:  Cost Function in Model Methodology of Operations Research. 157
10-4:  FMINSEARCH of MATLAB, Nelder and Mead Simplex Algorithm. 157
10-5:  Place of the Cost Function in Parametric Estimation. 157
10-6:  MATLAB Program for Aircraft Trim plus. 157
10-7:  Modeling, Parameter Estimation, and System Identification? 157
10-8:  Statistics Toolbox of MATLAB versus Data Analysis ToolPak of Excel. 157
10-14:  Model Differencing Tool (D). 158
                      CHAPTER 11        Automatic Control   159
11-1:  Start with a Model of the Model. 159
11-2:  How Did We Get the transfer function for the Controller? 162
11-3:  “step(deltae*sys,t)” 163
11-4:  “rlocus(num,den)” and “rlocfind(num,den)” 163
11-5:  “[P,Z] = pzmap(num,den)”. 164
11-6:  “[y,z] = lsim(num,den,u,t]”. 164
11-7:  “[r,p,k] = residue(num,den)” 164
11-8:  “[num,den] = residue(r,p,k)” 164
11-9:  “sys1 = tf(num,den)” 164
11-10: “[A B C D] = tf2ss(num,den)” 164
11-11: “[re,im,w] = nyquist(num,den)” and “plot(re,im),grid”. 164
11-12: “[mag,phase,w] = bode(num,den)” 164
11-13: “margin(mag,phase,w)”. 164
11-14: “nichols(num,den,w)” and “ngrid”. 164
                      CHAPTER 12         Integrated Electronics:  Circuits and
Systems.   165
12-1:  The Transfer Function makes this Evolution Process Evident. 166
12-2:  Modeling of Spring-Mass System and an LCR electronic Circuit. 166
12-3:  The PIDs, PD, and PI of today understandable with Circuits. 166
12-4:  Large Part of Digital Signal Processing is Circuits called Filters. 167
12-5:  From Circuits to LaPlace to Transfer Function. 167
12-6:  Select Electronic Circuits into Transfer Functions and Analysis. 167
12-7:  MATLAB for a “Gravity” function. 167
12-8:  MATLAB uses a lot of built in functions like “mean”. 168
12-9:  MATLAB Built-in Functions are in C:\MATLAB\toolbox\matlab\.. 170
12-9:  The Quadratic Equation function script with MATLAB. 171
12-10: Strings and FEVAL (D2). 171
12-11: Data Markers and Line Types (D3). 172
12-12: Linear Regression and Curve Fitting (D4). 172               
                      CHAPTER 13           Integrated Learning System.   173
13-1: Programming in MATLAB. 174
13-2:  Programming Weather Data. 174
13-3:  Some More Work with Input/Output. 175
13-4:  Input/Output in Aircraft Time-History Simulation. 178
13-5:  Programming the NLSIM.m for Aircraft time-histor simulation. 180
13-6: Methods of Aircraft State and Parameer Identification. 183
13-7: Measurement of the Damping Roll. 183
13-8:  Study of Longitudinal Dyanamic Stability in Flight. 184
13-9:  Creating Graphical User Interfaces in MATLAB (D1). 184
13-10: Guide for Drawing GUIs and “help unitools” (D2). 184
13-11: Function Discovery (D3). 184
13-12: Fourier Series (D4). 184
13-13: Arrays, Matrices, Vectors, and Data Types (D5). 184
                     CHAPTER 14           Matrix Manipulations.   191
14-1:  Differential Equations and Matrix Manipulations. 191
14-2:  Matrix Manipulations from Raytheon Training. 192
14-3:  Matrix Manipulations from MATLAB training and books. 192
14-4:  Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus from Engineering Math and MATLAB.
14-5:  The Applied Physics of  Practical Differential Equations and Matrices. 192
14-6:  Equations of Electrical Circuits like Equations of Motion. 196
14-7:  Equations of Motion are Differential Equations of Matrix Manipulations.
14-8:  More Programming and Vectorized Computations (D1). 199
14-9:  Another Drill on Saving and Loading Data in Other Formats (D2). 200
14-10: INPUT, EVAL, FEVAL, Debugging, and Profiling (D3). 200
14-11: Subplots, Double Axis, and Labels (D4). 200
14-12: Progressing on Finess of Plots (D5). 200
14-13: Filters (D6). 200
                     CHAPTER 15           Applied Physics and Electronics.   201
15-1:  MATLAB and Simulink. 201
15-2:  Laplace Transform and Transfer Function. 202
15-3:  More RC Functional Networks with their TF(s) Equivalency. 205
15-4:  Programming the Motion of the Pendulum into MATLAB. 205
15-5:  RLC Circuit of Electricty also deals with physical motion. 206
15-6:  The TF to solve Motion Problems of an F-16 Accelerometr. 206
15-7:  The Spring Mass System Measures Acceleration of the F-16. 208
15-8:  Continuous Systems and Model for Bungee Jumping. 211
15-9:  Electromagnetic Spectrum, Microwaves, and Radar. 211
15-10: Load Line Analysis of an Electric Circuit (D1). 211
15-11: Time Series and Autocorrelaton (D2). 211
                     CHAPTER 16           From DEs to the Transfer Functions.   213
16-1:  Conversion of the DE to a Transfer Function Can be Done Directly. 214
16-2:  Applications of the Transfer Function. 215
16-3:  The Transfer Function. 217
16-4:  LaPlace Transform, parameters in s. 217
16-5:  State-Space Variable Equations. 218
16-6:  Solution of Second Order DE by State-Space. 220
16-6:  Concepts/Techniques Applied to the Electric Circuit. 221
16-7:  Program 5-1, MATLAB for the RLC Circuit of Figure 6-1. 223
16-8:  Put MATLAB to work for you! 224
16-9:  Damping and Natural Frequency with the Transfer Function. 224
16-10: Transfer Function and State-Space. 224
16-11: Fun Applications of TF to F-14 and F-16. 224
                     CHAPTER 17          MATLAB and Simulink.   233
17-1:  Blocks and Models of Simulink. 233
17-2:  Laplace Transform and Transfer Function. 235
17-3:  More RC Functional Networks with their TF(s) Equivalency. 237
17-4  The Pendulum, Programmed and Simulated with Simulink. 237
17-5  RLC Circuit of Electricty also deals with physical motion. 239
17-6:  The TF to solve Motion Problems of an F-16 Accelerometr. 239
17-7  The Spring Mass System Measures Acceleration of the F-16. 239
17-8:  Continuous Systems and Model for Bungee Jumping. 243
17-9:  More Programming and Vectorized Computations (D1). 243
17-10:  Data Analysis. 243
17-11: Another Drill on Saving and Loading Data in Other Formats (D2). 243
17-12: Load Line Analysis of an Electric Circuit (D3). 243
17-13: Time Series and Autocorrelaton (D4). 243
                     CHAPTER 18          Applications of  The Transfer Function.    245
18-1:  The Boeing Aircraft Plant. 245
18-2:  What we need is some sort of Controller, An FCC. 246
18-3:  A Kp Controller. 247
18-4:  A PD or Pd Controller. 248
18-5:  The PID Controller. 248
18-6:  Simulation with Simulink (Flight of a Mission). 248
18-7:  Data Analysis of the Test Mission. 248
18-8:  Computation and Plotting of a Least-Squares Polynomial (D1). 248
18-9:  Numerical Evaluation of a Polynomial (D1). 248
                      CHAPTER 19        Equations of Flight   257
19-1:  Practical Equations of Motion for the Longitudinal Axis. 257
19-2:  We must Derive the Coefficients of Lift, Drag, and Moments. 260
19-3:  Numbers into the Equations of Motion. 260
19-4:  Some Equations Necessary for CL and CD calculations. 263
19-5:  Parameter Estimation and Modeling Save Our Hide. 265
19-6:  FS&AC summarize Equations of Motion  in 5 separate sets. 265
19-7:  Steady State Trim Program and the State Space Concept. 266
19-8:  A Definition of Steady State Flight. 266
19-9:  Life, Drag, and Moment Coefficients. 267
19-10: Lift, Drag, and Moment Coefficients in NASA reports. 268
19-11: Power for Steady State Flight. 268
19-12:  Flight Mechanics. 268
                      CHAPTER 20        Numerical Analysis   277
20-1:  POLYFIT and POLYVAL on CD versus altitude Curve Fit. 277
20-2:  Three Dimensinal Plot of CD versus Altitude and Mach Number. 279
20-3:  Three Dimensional Plot with Meshgrid. 279
20-4.  Aerodynamic Derivatives are simple Partial Differential Equations. 279
20-5:  Interpolation of F-16 Coefficients from Tables. 279
20-6:  Interpolation of the Boeing Longitudinal and Lateral Aerodynamic Data.
20-7:  More Integration for the Text. 279
20-8:  Must Have Routines to Continue on in this book. 279
20-9:  The cost function, J or PI, that we must Minimize. 280
20-10:  Numbers and the Newton-Raphson method. 282
20-11:  Interactive Solution in Linear Algebra and the Jacobi. 283
20-13: Error Analysis. 285
20-14:  Data Analysis. 285
1.  Integral Under a Curve by the Simpson Method. 285
2.  Numerical Analysis with the Newton-Rapson method. 285
3.  The Taylor Series Polynomial. 285
4.  The LaPlace Transform. 286
                      CHAPTER 21        Parameter Determination (Selection).   289
21-1:  Parameter Determination (Selection). 289
21-2:  Aircraft Motion and Control Variables. 291
21-3:  Combining Aircraft Parameters with Non-dimensional Coefficients. 292
21-4:  Categories of Coefficients by Aircraft Motion. 292
21-5:  The DATCOM User’s Manual and Computer Software (Digital Datcom).
21-6:  Parameter Coefficients. 294
21-7:  Inputs to the Digital Datcom Computer Program. 294
21-8:  Outputs. 295
21-9:  Output Sheet for Digital Datcom from the User’s Manual. 296
21-10:  DATCOM on the Boeing 737-100. 297
21-11:  Motion and Analysis. 297
1.  Stability and Control. 298
2. Center of Gravity and Neutral Point. 298
3.  Vtrim and Static Longitudinal Stability. 298
4.  A GENERIC TRIM Program. 298
5.  The Bulirsch-Stoer Polynomial Interpolation. 298
6.  Polyfit Finds Coefficients of the Polynomial. 298
7.  Newton’s Raphson Method of Numerical Analysis. 298
                      CHAPTER 22        Missiles, Trajectories, and Guidance   301
22-1:  A Missile Program and Data Analysis (Flight Mission #22-1). 301
22-2:  What the Table Looks Like. 306
22-3:  Error Analysis of Calculated Pressure Vs Standard. 308
22-4:  It is always easier to Analyze Data or A Routine with Plots. 309
22-5:  Cleaning Up the Plot. 309
22-6:  Motion and Analysis. 309
22-7:  Introduction to Handle Graphics (D1). 310
22-8:  GUIs (D2) 310
22-9:  Stem, Stairs, and Bar Plots (D3). 310
22-10: Time Series (D4). 310
22-11: GAINS.
                      CHAPTER 23        Telemetry Data Analysis   311
23-1:  Range and Airborne Instrumentation. 311
23-2:  IRIG. 312
23-3:  Common Airborne Instrumentation System (CAIS). 312
23-4:  Motion and Analysis. 312
23-6:  Least Squares Approximation. 315
23-7:  Fourier Methods such as FFT (Fast Fourier Transform). 315
23-8:  Numerical Differentiation and Integration. 315
23-9:  Missile Test Mission #4, Data Analysis, and Test Report. 315
                      CHAPTER 24        Modern Automatic Control   317
24-1:  The Goal of Automatic Control is Stability of Flight. 317
24-2:  Longitudinal Stability in Flight Test. 318
24-3:  Flight Controls Enhanced by the Digital Revolution. 320
24-4:  A Working Knowledge of MATLAB  (Essentials Review of MATLAB). 321
24-5:  Modeling with MATLAB. 322
24-6:  The Famous PID Controller. 322
24-7:  MATLAB for Root Locus. 323
24-8:  Frequency Response with the Bode and Nyquist Plots. 323
24-9:  State-Space with MATLAB and Simulink. 324
24-10: Controller of a Digital Computer. 324
24-11: Review of Simulink Essential Basics for Automatic Control. 325
24-12: Model Based Design with Simulink. 325

CHAPTER 25        The Flight Control Computer (FCC).   327

25-1:  FBW. 327
25-2:  The Pitch Actuator Simulink Model of the F-14. 328
25-3:  Modified LTV Corsair actually first on Fly By Wire. 329
25-4:  Simultaneous Testing on AFTI and the X36 at NASA Dryden. 329
25-5:  The FCC of the AFTI F-16. 329
25-6:  F-16 Simulation in Straight and Level Configuration. 329
25-7:  Flight Control Computer. 329
25-8:  FCC as Classic Feedback Control System. 329
25-9: Analogies Between FCCs and the G-H Block Diagram. 331
25-10: Negative Feedback Control. 332
25-11: Transfer Functions of the AFTI FCC. 332
25-12: Feedback Control with an Inner Loop. 332
                      CHAPTER 26        Predicted versus Measured.   333
26-1:  Dr. R.A. Millikan’s, the Nobel Prize winning Physicist, on“ultimate truth”.
26-2:  Procedure of “Parameter Estimation”. 335
26-3:  NASA Test Reports Show a Trend of 1 Calculated and 3 Measured. 335
26-4:  Predicted versus Measured in Physics Lab Experiments. 335
26-5:  Motion and Analysis. 336
26-6:  Program to Calculate Cl, Cd, and Cm. 336
26-7:  Analysis of Flight Data from the AFTI/F-16. 336
26-8: MATLAB Program to Calculate Aerodynamic Derivatives. 338
26-9:  MATLAB Program to Calculate Cl, Cd, and Cm. 338
26-10: Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations. 338
26-11: The Saving and Loading of Data. 338
26-12: Plotting for Graphical Visualization. 338
                      CHAPTER 27        F-16 Simulation with FORTRAN and
MATLAB   339
27-1:  Some Data Analysis of A Test on the F-14. 340
27-2:  Stability Analysis of This Flight Control System. 340
27-3:  The Actuator. 341
27-4:  Dynamic Characteristics of the Aircraft. 342
27-5:  From FORTRAN to MATLAB. 343
27-6:  Data and Data Analysis of F-16 Flight Test Mission #3. 344
27-7:  Variables, ADC, Engine, and Coefficients in Tables. 344
1.  State and Control Variables. 344
2.  Air Data Computer and Engine. 344
3.  Look up Tables for Aerodynamic Derivatives. 344
27-8:  Derivatives, State and Force Equations. 344
1.  Damping Derivatives. 344
2.  More on State Equations. 344
3.  Force Equations. 344
27-9:  Kinematics. 344
27-10: Moments. 344
27-11: Navigation and Outputs. 344
27-12: Functional Simulation Program for the F-16. 344
27-13: Simulations at NASA. 345
27-14: Simulator Study of F-16 Stall Characteristics. 345
CHAPTER 28           Flight Tests and the Process.   351

28-1:  Prime Differential Equation and the Process. 352
28-2:  Process Step #1:  The Problem to Calculate and Measure Stability. 353
28-3:  Step #2, A Sketch of the Problem with Parameters. 354
28-4:  Step #3, Equations to Predict Plane Flight Characteristics. 354
28-5:  Step #4, Program the Equations into MATLAB. 355
28-6:  Step #5, View and Analyze the Plots in MATLAB. 355
28-7:  Step #6, Simulate in MATLAB SIMULINK. 355
28-8: Animation of Flight Test for Step #7. 355
28-9: Flight Test (Step 8). 356
28-10: Data Analysis (Step 9). 356
28-11:  Flight Test Report (Step 10). 357
28-12:  Motion and Analysis. 357
28-13: Curve Fitting to Test Data. 359
28-14: Airfoil Data. 359