Response surface based performance analysis of an air-defense missile system

Thesis Type: Post Graduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Turkey

Approval Date: 2014




In this thesis, response surface based performance analysis of an air defense missile system was performed. System performance defined as the probability of hit is determined using a conventional grid analysis in order to set up a control group. Then, some experiments were designed to construct response surfaces (RSM). Simulation model was run for these experiment points. Response surfaces for the whole operational area of an air defense missile system is developed using these experiments, so as to be able to predict the system performance without running at every sample point for different types of target engagement scenarios. The PoH (Probability of Hit) graphics related to these scenarios were obtained and presented. Finally, the PoH graphics regarding to the RSM experimental designs were compared with the ones generated from GRID analysis.