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Methodology for Collision Risk Assessment of an Airspace Flow Corridor Concept

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dc.contributor.advisor Shortle, John
dc.contributor.advisor Sherry, Lance Zhang, Yimin
dc.creator Zhang, Yimin en_US 2014-09-18T01:56:57Z 2014-09-18T01:56:57Z 2014-05 en_US
dc.description.abstract This dissertation presents a methodology to estimate the collision risk associated with a future air-transportation concept called the flow corridor. The flow corridor is a Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) concept to reduce congestion and increase throughput in en-route airspace. The flow corridor has the potential to increase throughput by reducing the controller workload required to manage aircraft outside the corridor and by reducing separation of aircraft within corridor. The analysis in this dissertation is a starting point for the safety analysis required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to eventually approve and implement the corridor concept.
dc.format.extent 133 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Copyright 2014 Yimin Zhang en_US
dc.subject Operations research en_US
dc.subject Transportation planning en_US
dc.subject Autonomous flight management en_US
dc.subject Dynamic event tree en_US
dc.subject Fault tree en_US
dc.subject Flow corridor concept en_US
dc.subject Monte Carlo simulation en_US
dc.subject Self separation en_US
dc.title Methodology for Collision Risk Assessment of an Airspace Flow Corridor Concept en_US
dc.type Dissertation en Doctoral en Systems Engineering en George Mason University en

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