EMAS_Example - Dr. A. A. Trani CEE 4674 Airport Planning...

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Unformatted text preview: Dr. A. A. Trani CEE 4674 Airport Planning and Design Modeling a Runway Arrestor System Using Simulink Description A runway arrestor is a soft concrete (also called cellular concrete) bed installed at the end of runway to stop an aircraft involved in a runway overrun Overruns occur because in rare occasions aircraft abort the takeoff maneuver Overruns can also occur because aircraft land long on the runway and then do not have enough distance to stop before the end of the runway Check out an accident at Burbank, California involving a Boeing 737 from Southwest Airlines ( http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php? id=20000305-0 Description A runway arrestor is a soft concrete (also called cellular concrete) bed installed at the end of runway to stop an aircraft involved in a runway overrun Overruns occur because in rare occasions aircraft abort the takeoff maneuver Overruns can also occur because aircraft land long on the runway and then do not have enough distance to stop before the end of the runway...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course CEE 4674 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Virginia Tech.

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EMAS_Example - Dr. A. A. Trani CEE 4674 Airport Planning...

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