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byJackD.Mattingly
Overthelasttwentyyears,Ihavewrittenanarrayofcomputer
programsforeducationaluseinthefieldofgasturbineenginesand
theirdesign.Istartedwithasetofgasturbineenginecycleanalysis
programs(ONXandOFFX)forusewithAircraftEngineDesign,First
Edition(1987)thatwereavailablealongwiththetextbookfromthe
AmericanInstituteofAeronautics(AIAA).LateronIdevelopedthe
aircraftenginesystemprogramAEDsystohelpwiththeanalysisof
Chapters2through7ofAircraftEngineDesign.Thisprogramwas
initiallyusedandproveninprofessionalcoursesandcoursesatUSAF
AcademyandAFIT.TheAEDsysprogramwasreleasedtothepublic
withAircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition(2002).
In1995Ireleasedasuiteoffiveprograms(AFPROP,COMPR,
PARA,PERF,andTURBN)combinedwiththenewMcGrawHill
textbookElementsofGasTurbinePropulsion,FirstEdition.In1996,
theONXandOFFXprogramsweremodifiedandincludedwith
AircraftEngineDesign,FirstEditionalongwithitsuserguidein
AdobeAcrobatformat.TheECAPandEOPPgasturbineengine
analysisprograms,alongwithotherprogramsbyProfessorDavidPratt
attheUniversityofWashington,areincludedinthethirdeditionof
GordonC.Oates'AIAAtextbookAerothermodynamicsofGas
TurbineandRocketPropulsion.
ThenewestversionsofAEDsys,ONX,COMPR,andTURBNare
included(bydownload)withAircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition
(2002)alongwiththenewINLETandNOZZLEprograms.These
programsareincludedintheAEDsysSoftwareSuitealongwithsix
otherprograms(AFTRBNR,ATMOS,EQL,GASTAB,KINETX,and
MAINBRN)writtenbyProfessorDavidPratt.GototheAEDsys
SoftwareSuitetoviewdescription,userguideand/orexamplescreens
oftheseprograms.
In2006,IreleasedaWindowsupdateofthesuiteoffiveprograms
(AFPROP,COMPR,PARA,PERF,andTURBN)combinedwiththe
AIAApublicationofElementsofPropulsion:GasTurbinesand
Rockets.Alsoincludedwerethreeotherprograms(ATMOS,
GASTAB,andEQL)writtenbyProfessorDavidPratt.

ProgramsI'vewrittenaregroupedbelowby
generalarea.
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GasTurbineCycleAnalysisPrograms
ECAPEngineCycleAnalysisProgram.Thisprogram
calculatesthevariationinperformancewithdesignparameters
(ondesignanalysis)ofgasturbineengines(idealandreal)in
supportofChapters5and7inGordonC.Oates'AIAAtextbook
AerothermodynamicsofGasTurbineandRocketPropulsion,
ThirdEdition.ThisprogramwaswritteninQuickBASICwith
userfriendlypulldownmenusanddatafields.Itissuppliedin
executablecodewiththe1997editionofOates'bookfrom
AIAA.
EOPPEngineOffDesignPerformanceProgram.This
programcalculatesthevariationinanengine'soffdesign
performancewithchangesinflightconditionandthrottlein
supportofChapter8inGordonC.Oates'AIAAtextbook
AerothermodynamicsofGasTurbineandRocketPropulsion,
ThirdEdition.ThisprogramwaswritteninQuickBASICwith
userfriendlypulldownmenusanddatafields.Itissuppliedin
executablecodewiththe1997editionofOates'bookfrom
AIAA.
OFFXOffDesignanalysisofgasturbineengines(Version2.2
May1996).Thisprogramcalculatesengineperformanceand
supportsthefirsteditionoftheAIAAtextbookAircraftEngine
Design(1987).ItwaswritteninFORTRANwithuserinput
menusanddata.ThisprogramalongwiththeONXprogramin
executablecodesandtheusermanualinAdobeAcrobatformat
wereincludedwithfifthprintingofthetextbookAircraftEngine
Design,FirstEdition.DownloadONXandOFFXUserGuide
ONXOnDesignanalysisofgasturbineengines(Version2.2
May1996).Thisprogramperformsengineparametric
calculationsandsupportsthefirsteditionoftheAIAAtextbook
AircraftEngineDesign(1987).ItwaswritteninFORTRAN
withuserinputmenusanddata.Thisprogramalongwiththe

OFFXprograminexecutablecodesandtheusermanualin
AdobeAcrobatformatwereincludedwiththefifthprintingof
thetextbookAircraftEngineDesign,FirstEdition.Download
ONXandOFFXUserGuide
ONXOnDesignanalysisofgasturbineengines(Version5.3
April2012forWindows).Thisprogramperformsengine
parametriccalculationsandsupportstheAIAAtextbook
AircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition(2002).Programuser
guide(1.4MBpdf).Updatedversionofthisprogramare
includedwithintheAEDsyssystemanalysisprogramincluded
withAircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition.
PARAParametricAnalysisofGasTurbineEngines(Version
4.2June2006forWindows).Thisprogramcalculatesthe
variationinperformancewithdesignparameters(ondesign
analysis)ofgasturbineengines(idealandreal)insupportof
Chapter5and7inElementsofPropulsion:GasTurbinesand
Rockets(2006)publishedbyAIAA.Thisprogramwaswrittenin
VisualBASICwithuserfriendlypulldownmenusanddata
fields.Itisavailableinexecutablecodewiththetextbookfrom
AIAA.Programuserguide(1.6MBpdf).
PERFPerformanceAnalysisofGasTurbineEngines(Version
4.2June2006forWindows).Thisprogramcalculatesthe
variationinanengine'sperformancewithchangesinflight
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conditionandthrottleinsupportofChapter8inElementsof
Propulsion:GasTurbinesandRockets(2006)publishedby
AIAA.ThisprogramwaswritteninVisualBASICwithuser
friendlypulldownmenusanddatafields.Itisavailablein
executablecodewiththetextbookfromAIAA.Programuser
guide(2.8MBpdf).

Aircraft/EngineSystemAnalysis
AEDsysAircraftEngineDesignSystemAnalysisSoftware
(Version4.112March2012forWindows).Thisprogram
calculatestheperformanceconstraints(wingloadingversus
thrustloading)andaircraftsystemperformanceplots(contour
plots)insupportofChapters2,57inAircraftEngineDesign,
SecondEditionandthefueluseandaircraftperformancein
supportofChapters3through7inAircraftEngineDesign,
SecondEdition.Thisprogramincludestheoffdesignanalysisof
gasturbineengines(previouslycontainedinOFFX)topredict
engineperformance.ItiswritteninVisualBasic6withuser
inputmenusanddatafields.Programuserguide(4.2MBpdf)..

ComponentPreliminaryDesign
COMPRMultistageAxialFlowCompressorDesign(Version
5.3March2012forWindows).Thisprogramcalculatesthe
meanlinedesignofmultistageaxialflowcompressorsin
supportofChapter8inAircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition
(2002)andofChapter9inElementsofPropulsion:Gas
TurbinesandRockets(2006).Programuserguide(1.7MBpdf).
INLETTwoDimensionalSupersonicInletDesign(Version
3.2March2012forWindows).Programuserguide(1.0MB
pdf).
NOZZLEAxisymmetricNozzleDesign(Version3.4March
2012forWindows).Programuserguide(1.0MBpdf).
TURBNMultistageAxialFlowTurbineDesign(Version5.3
March2012forWindows).Thisprogramcalculatesthemean
linedesignofmultistageaxialflowturbinesinsupportof
Chapter8inAircraftEngineDesign,SecondEdition(2002)and
ofChapter9inElementsofPropulsion:GasTurbinesand
Rockets(2006).Programuserguide(1.1MBpdf).

Other
AFPROPAir/FuelProperties.(Version2.0April2005).This
programcalculatesthethermodynamicpropertiesofairandjet
fuelsatlowpressureinsupportofthetextbookElementsof
Propulsion:GasTurbinesandRockets(2006).Thisprogramis
availableinbothVisualBASICsourcecodeandexecutable
codewiththetextbookfromAIAA.

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