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Presentation from 2009 Dinner Meeting

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The Concepts of Systems Engineeringas Practiced by the Wright Brothers
Dennis BuedeStevens Institute of TechnologySchool of EngineeringHoboken, NJ 07030
 
Dennis Buede, Concepts of SE as Practiced by Wright Brothers,Track 6, Session 22
First in Flight,First Contract for an Aircraft
Wright brothers
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Interest moved to initial action in 1899
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Flew a powered, heavier-than-air machine
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In a sustained, controlled flight on December 17, 1903
Orville was first, traveling 120 feet in 12 seconds
Wilbur recorded the longest flight that day
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852 feet
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in 59 seconds
Successful with first design on first test in 5 yearsThis was not an accident!!
 
Dennis Buede, Concepts of SE as Practiced by Wright Brothers,Track 6, Session 23
Topics
Brief History of Attempts at Manned Flight
Systems Engineering Concepts
Wright Brothers· 1903 Design
Wright Brothers· Design Process
Summary of SE Concepts Used
Post 1903
Conclusions

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