Books

  1. Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering (an Introductory course to Aeronautical Engineering).  Manuel Soler. Manuel Soler [Ed], 2014. ISBN: 978-14-937277-5-9.
  2. Commercial Aircraft Trajectory Planning based on Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control. Manuel Soler. OMM Editorial, 2013. ISBN 978-84-941248-1-5. Get an e-Copy

Journal Papers

  1. Robust Aircraft Trajectory Planning under Wind Uncertainty using Optimal Control. D. González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, and Manuel Sanjrujo. Submitted to Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. In process of review.
  2. Automated Optimal Flight Planning based on the Aircraft Intent Description Language.  D. González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, Javier López-Leonés, Enrique Casado, and Manuel Sanjurjo. Submitted to Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part G: Jornal of Aerospace Engineering. In process of review.
  3. A Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Fuel Efficient Aircraft Conflict Avoidance. Soler, Manuel; Kamgarpour, Maryam; Lloret, Javier; Lygeros, John. IEEE  Transactions on Intelligent Transportation. Vol. 17. No. 7. pp. 1826-1838, July 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2510824
  4. Pseudospectral Collocation Methods to Aircraft Minimum Fuel Trajectory Problems with Required Time of Arrival.Javier GARCÍA-HERAS, Manuel SOLER, Francisco Javier SÁEZ NIETO. Journal of Aerospace Information Systems.
  5. A comparison of optimal control methods for minimum fuel cruise at constant altitude and course with fixed arrival time. Javier GARCÍA-HERAS, Manuel SOLER, Francisco Javier SÁEZ NIETO. Procedia Engineering. Vol. 80, 2014, pp. 231–244. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.09.083
  6. Multiphase Optimal Control Framework for Commercial Aircraft 4D Flight Planning Problems. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti.  Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 274-286 2015. DOI: 10.2514/1.C032697
  7. Flight Trajectory Design in the Presence of Contrails: Application of a Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach. M. Soler, B. Zou, M. Hansen. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging TechnologiesVolume 48, November 2014, Pages 172–194 DOI 10.1016/j.trc.2014.08.009
  8. Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control Approach to Aircraft Trajectory Optimization. P. Bonami, A. Olivares, M. Soler, and E. Staffetti, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 36, No. 5 : pp. 1267-1277; September 2013. DOI 10.2514/1.60492
  9. Framework for Aircraft 4D Trajectory Planning Towards an Efficient Air Traffic Management. M. Soler, D. Zapata, A. Olivares, E. Staffetti. Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 341-348; January-February 2012. DOI: 10.2514/1.C031490
  10. Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Commercial Aircraft Trayectory Planning. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 985-991; May–June 2010. DOI: 10.2514/1.47458

Peer-reviewed conference Papers

  1. Multiobjective Optimization of Aircraft Trajectories under Wind Uncertainty using GPU Parallelism and Genetic Algorithms. D. González-Arribas, Manuel Samjurjo, Manuel Soler. EuroGEN 2017, Madrid.
  2. Simulation based validation of a mixed-integer optimal control algorithm for conflict detection and resolution using TAAM software. Andrés Muñoz and Manuel Soler. 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration , and Operations Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum (AIAA 2017-3436).  https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-3436
  3. Optimal Aircraft Trajectory Planning in the Presence of Stochastic Convective Weather Cells. Daniel González-Arribas, Daniel Hentzen,  Manuel Sanjurjo, Manuel Soler, and Maryam Kamgarpour. 17th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration , and Operations Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum (AIAA 2017-3431).  https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.2017-3431
  4. MULTIOBJECTIVE TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION DURING ORBIT RAISING WITH COMBINED CHEMICAL-ELECTRIC PROPULSION. David Morante,  Manuel Sanjurjo and Manuel Soler. 2017 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
  5. ROBUST OPTIMIZATION OF DESCENT TRAJECTORIES ON IRREGULAR-SHAPED BODIES IN THE PRESENCE OF UNCERTAINTY. Pablo Machuca, Daniel González-Arribas, David Morante-González, Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo, and Manuel Soler. 2017 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference.
  6. Robust Optimal Trajectory Planning under Uncertain Winds and Convective Risk. Daniel González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo-Rivo, Ulrike Gelhardt, Juergen Lang, Thomas Hauf, and Juan Simarro. Submitted to ENRI Workshop 2017.
  7. ATM Performance Analysis considering Minimum Climatology Impact Trajectories. Javier Garcéa-Heras, Manuel Soler, Guillermo Puelles, and Marcos Sanz. Submitted to ENRI Workshop 2017.
  8. Wind-Based Robust Aircraft Route Optimization using Meteorological Ensemble Prediction Systems. D. González-Arribas, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo. SESAR Innovation Days 2016 (SIDs’16). pp. 1-8.
  9. SEQUENTIAL METHOD TO COMPUTE MULTIOBJECTIVE OPTIMAL LOW-THRUST EARTH ORBIT TRANSFERS. D. Morante, Manuel Soler, Manuel Sanjurjo. ICATT’16 (6th International Conference on Astrodynamics Tools and techniques)
  10. ATM performance analysis in Madrid ACC sectors considering optimal aircraft trajectories. Guillermo Orenga and Manuel Soler. 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation 2016, ICRAT’16
  11. Wind-optimal cruise trajectories using pseudospectral methods and ensemble probabilistic forecasts. D. González-Arribas, M. Soler, and M. Sanjurjo. Proceedings of ATACCS’15. – 5th International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems pp. 160-167
  12. Low-Thrust Earth-orbit transfer optimization using analytical averaging within a sequential method. David Morante González, Manuel Sanjurjo, and Manuel Soler. 2015 AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
  13. Conflict pattern analysis under the consideration of optimal trajectories in the European ATM. Sergio Ruiz and Manuel Soler.Proceedings of the 11th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM Seminar 2015.
  14. Optimization of path-Constrained Systems using Pseudospectral Methods applied to Aircraft Trajectory Planning. Daniel González-Arribas, Manuel Sanjurjo, and Manuel Soler.  2015 IFAC Workshop on Advanced Control and Navigation for Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles. IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline) Volume 48, Issue 9, 1 July 2015, Pages 192-197
  15. A Numerical Framework and Benchmark Case study for Muti-modal Fuel Efficient Aircraft Conflict Avoidance. Manuel Soler, Maryam Kamgarpour, and John Lygeros. 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation (ICRAT). Instabul,  2014.
  16. A comparison of optimal control methods for minimum fuel cruise at constant altitude and course with fixed arrival time. Javier GARCÍA-HERAS, Manuel SOLER, Francisco Javier SÁEZ NIETO. 3rd International Symposium on Aircraft Airworthiness, ISAA. Touluse, 2013.
  17. Contrail Sensitive 4D Trajectory Planning with Flight Level Allocation using Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control. M. Soler, B. Zou, and M. Hansen, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, August 19-22, 2013. Boston, USA. Paper AIAA 2013-5179.
  18. Multiphase Mixed-Integer Optimal Control applied to 4D Trajectory Planning in Air Traffic Management. A. Olivares, M. Soler, and E. Staffetti, , Proceedings of ATACCS’13, HALA research network conference, May 28-30, 2013. Npoles, Italy. ISBN: 978-2-917490-24-2, pp 104-114. Best Research Paper Award.
  19. Multiphase Mixed- Integer Optimal Control Framework for Aircraft Conflict Avoidance. M. Soler, M. Kamgarpour, C. J. Tomlin, and E. Staffetti, 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2012), December 8-11 2012, Maui, Hawaii, USA. pp 1740-1745. 10.1109/CDC.2012.6426709
  20. Optimal 4D Strategic Trajectory Planning in ATM. M. Soler, A. Olivares, E. Staffetti, J. Cegarra. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Application and Theory of Automation in Command and Control Systems (ATACCS’2011). May 26-27, 2011. Barcelona, Spain. IRIT Press. ISBN: 978-2-917490-14-3. EAN: 9782917490143
  21. En-Route Optimal Flight Planning Constrained to Pass Through Waypoints using MINLP.  M. Soler, A. Olivares, E. Staffetti, P.Bonami. Proceedings of 9th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar; Berlin, June, 14-17, 2011.
  22. Hybrid Optimal Control for Aircraft Trajectory Design with a Variable Sequence of Modes. Maryam Kamgarpour, Manuel Soler, Claire J. Tomlin, Alberto Olivares and John Lygeros.Proocedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress; Milano, Aug. 29- Sep 2, 2011. ISBN: 978-3-902661-93-7.
  23. Hybrid Optimal Control Approach to Commercial Aircraft 3D Multiphase Trayectory Optimization. M. Soler, A. Olivares and E. Staffetti. Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference; Toronto, Ontario, Aug. 2-5, 2010. AIAA-2010-8453
  24. Comparative Analysis of Commercial Aircraft Trayectory Performance. M. Soler, D. Zapata, A. Olivares, E. Staffetti and J. Cegarra. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization; Lisbon, Sep. 6-9, 2010. ISBN: 978-989-96264-3-0