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Calculate forces used by sixth-order point mass in coordinated flight

**Library:**Aerospace Blockset / Equations of Motion / Point Mass

The 6th Order Point Mass Forces (Coordinated Flight) block calculates the applied forces for a single point mass or multiple point masses. For more information on the system for the applied forces, see Algorithms.

The block assumes that there is fully coordinated flight, i.e., there is no side force (wind axes) and sideslip is always zero.

The flat Earth reference frame is considered inertial, an approximation that allows the forces due to the Earth motion relative to the "fixed stars" to be neglected.

This figure shows the applied forces in the system used by this block.

The applied forces
[*F _{x}*

$$\begin{array}{l}{F}_{x}=T\mathrm{cos}\alpha -D-W\mathrm{sin}\gamma \\ {F}_{y}=(L+T\mathrm{sin}\alpha )\mathrm{sin}\mu \\ {F}_{z}=(L+T\mathrm{sin}\alpha )\mathrm{cos}\mu -W\mathrm{cos}\gamma \end{array}$$

4th Order Point Mass (Longitudinal) | 4th Order Point Mass Forces (Longitudinal) | 6th Order Point Mass (Coordinated Flight)