Aerodynamics
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...Aerodynamic Innovations Progression to the Vortilon on the Embraer ERJ 145 From Vortex Generators and Span-wise Airflow Control Fences Abstract With rapid advances in technology, any feature desired on an aircraft can be designed, using standard CAD/CAM. Problems faced in flight during the testing phase before releasing the aircraft to customers can be solved equally well. In this lengthy Paper, the very basic principles of flight are discussed before smoothly graduating into the more complex segment of aviation as extant today. Typical problems that crop up with older generation aircraft are identified... . Essentially, the governing factor is the maximum number of passengers that can...
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...aerodynamics forces plays a crucial role. The suction force due... Question 3 At high angles of attack when applying slender delta wings, the vortex breakdown is asymmetric. Leading-edge asymmetric vortices are not generated at symmetric flow conditions on a sharp-edged delta wing. Rounded leading edges with thick delta wings have apex geometry that resembles fore body, which is slender and is normally subjected to vortex asymmetry at ∅=β=0. For an 800 delta wing, there is a progression downstream of vortex lift off from the apex and a roll damping that occurs when the angle of attack is greater than 200. Oscillations results depicts that if the attack angle is large enough the wing oscillates until a c...
Aerodynamics Homework
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...Aerodynamics Homework Aerodynamics Homework Question Stability is the tendency of an aircraft to regain its original position after a disturbance. Stability can be classified into static or dynamic (Skiba, 2002). Static stability occurs when an aircraft returns to original position after a single disturbance, while dynamic stability involves returning to original position after a series of disturbances. Similarly, there are three types of stability: positive, negative and neutral. According to Skiba (2002), positive stability restores the aircraft to its original position after a disturbance, negative stability develops forces that move it further from its...
Car aerodynamics
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...Aerodynamics The study of the aerodynamics of road vehicles is called automotive aerodynamics. The primary objectives of this study is to reduce various problems faced by the road vehicles at high speeds due to aerodynamic unsteadiness like reducing wind noise, preventing unwanted lift forces, minimizing noise production and reducing drag, though drag caused by wide wheels is very dominant in most cars. In racing vehicles it is also important to generate forces that cause downward aerodynamics for better stability and traction. The wheel arcs and lights are also shaped to have small surfaces that are integrated to for better aerodynamics. An aerodynamic automobile is designed to streamline... First Car...
Aerodynamics and Propulsion principles
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...Aerodynamics …………………………………………………. 3 2 Intake ………………………………………………………………... 3 2.2 Compressor …………………………………………………………. 3 2.3 Combustion chamber ………………………………………………. 4 2.4 Turbine ……………………………………………………………… 4 2.5 Exhaust nozzle ……………………………………………………… 4 2.6 Overall design issues of turbofan ………………………………….. 4 3. Engine Science ……………………………………………………………. 5 3.1 Continuity equation and mass flow of air ……….………………... 5 3.2 Compressor and Turbine theory ………………………………….. 6 3.3 Combustion chamber thermodynamics …………………………... 6 Works Cited ………………………………………………………………………. 7 Aerodynamics and Propulsion principles 1. The Turbofan Turbofan is the most ubiquitous type of air-breathing... ?Table of Contents The Turbofan 2. Turbofan...
Aeronautic Science & Aerodynamics
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...Aerodynamics in Buildings PART I: Choose any aerodynamics application outside aviation and response the follow questions How is aerodynamics utilized outside aviation? A. Design of Tall structures Design of building systems considering the aerodynamic fundamentals is very essential for establishing a sustainable habitat environment in tall structures. More than the stability of structural systems, ensuring the environmental sustainability of the building services in tall structures is also inevitable. Construction of tall buildings have become the symbol of progress in all infrastructure expansion programs across the...
Aerodynamics and propulsion
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...Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles a) Explain how lift force is generated (include a sketch of a typical cambered aerofoil)? Lift is a force generally associated with an object moving inside the fluid, with the direction being either vertical or in some cases, perpendicular to the direction of motion. A classic example of where lift is used is the wings of an aircraft. As the aircraft moves horizontally, the shape of the wings create a pressure gradient beneath its top and bottom surface, hence creating a vertically upwards force (Munson, Young and Okiishi). When an object moves through a fluid, it mostly experiences a force due to the pressure forces acting on the...
Principles of Aerodynamics
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...aerodynamic characteristics of the wing. When air from bottom of the wing moves towards the top through the slot due to difference in pressure, it decreases the boundary layer separation between the wing and the free stream. This significantly increases the stall speed of the air craft at the increased angle of attack which is caused by the operation of slats. Hence the operation of slats is strengthened... ? Task Question No Area of the aircraft = S = 29 m2 Coefficient of Lift = CL = 0.67 Altitude = A = 29000 ft Velo = V? = 385 km/hr = 106.94m/s Lift = L = ? Solution: Density at given altitude ‘A’ = A = 0.4671 kg/m3 (Anderson Introduction 763) Lift on an airfoil is given as L = (?A V?2) S CL Putting ...
Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles
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...Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles Any object moving inside or through a fluid will experience a force. This force may be along the direction ofthe motion or perpendicular or at a certain angle to the motion of that object inside the fluid. If the direction is only along the motion, it is called drag. Perpendicular force is generally termed as lift. Objects having symmetric shapes or those moving at an angle to the flow thus creating a non-symmetric flow field around themselves create the lift force (Munson, Young and Okiishi). The idea behind a lift force is non-symmetric flow field around an object causes non-symmetric pressure distribution. The easiest example is...
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...VMC IN AIRCRAFT Instruction Introduction VMC is the airspeed at which a plane remains in control and operational when acritical engine suddenly becomes inactive. The optimal airspeed enables a pilot to control the movement of the airplane, and maintain a straight flight at the speed of movement similar to when both engines are present. It is also defined categorically as the speed designed by the airplane manufacturer under the set standards and certification criterion that a plane can operate on one engine only while still the pilot maintains control of the plane. That is it is the technique to gain control of a flying aircraft even in circumstances when one engine collapses. It corrects... IN AIRCRAFT ...
The Aerodynamics of Future Electric Cars
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...Aerodynamics of Future Electric Cars Automobiles are an integral part of human lives and support transportation of goods and services alike. Conventional automobiles have had a dependence on fossil fuels including petroleum and gas derivatives such as gasoline, diesel and CNG (compressed natural gas), LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) respectively. Changes in global demand patterns, market forces, environmental concerns and the ever present danger of fleeting fossil fuel reserves are forcing automobile manufacturers and research scientists to look for alternative means to fuel automobiles. One facet of these developments has been electric vehicles that are powered exclusively through electric... ?The...
Forces in Aerodynamics: Blended Wing Body
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...Aerodynamics 3530, summer Man always wished to fly, after he made automobiles and ships. Several efforts were made since the early 1400’s to watch the skies closely. Ornithopters, Hot air balloons and Gliders have seen light in this process. In 1903 the Wright brothers came up with a flight model and since then the aircrafts have been undergoing many changes. The evolution took place from gliders to today’s supersonic aircrafts. The desire to optimize the efficiencies and performance of the aircrafts, have lead to many innovative designs and one such design made is the “Blended Wing Body”. This concept though initially failed to impress... ?Running Head: Blended wing Body Blended Wing Body Advanced...
Aerodynamics Which shape can accomplish the design objectives?
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...Aerodynamics: Do Winglets improve the Fuel Efficiency of an Airplane? Table of Contents 3 Introduction 4 Diagram 6 Winglets do not improve the fuel efficiency of an airplane 7 Conclusion 8 References 9 Appendices 11 Abstract The paper aims at determining if the fuel saving abilities availed by the winglet design holds weight. The method of research was through searching for available internet sources on the winglet design. The searches were done using key words like winglets, advantages, and disadvantages of winglet, and use of winglets. The search results helped at obtaining information for and against the winglet design. The findings show that the winglet design helps in...
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...Aerodynamics and Propulsion Principles Any object moving inside or through a fluid will experience a force. This force may be along the direction of the motion or perpendicular or at a certain angle to the motion of that object inside the fluid. If the direction is only along the motion, it is called drag. Perpendicular force is generally termed as lift. Objects having symmetric shapes or those moving at an angle to the flow thus creating a non-symmetric flow field around themselves create the lift force (Munson, Young and Okiishi). The idea behind a lift force is non-symmetric flow field around an object causes non-symmetric pressure distribution. The easiest example is...
Aerodynamics Homework
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...ANALYSIS OF UA 232 DC-10 ACCIDENT THAT OCCURRED ON JULY 19, 1989 IN SIOUX IOWA AND THE DHL AIRBUS-300 SHOOT-DOWN INCIDENT THAT OCCURRED ON NOVEMBER 22, 2003 IN BAGHDAD. Student’s Name University Affiliation The cause of accident of the two accidents was one major difference of the two accidents. For the UA FLIGHT 232 DC – 10 that took place on July 1998, the cause of accident was a fatal breakdown of the engine number 2 that was mounted on the tail as the plane was in cruise flight. However, for the DHL Airbus – 300, the cause of the accident was a missile fired from the ground that struck the tip of the left wing of the plane (Indyakudimahan, 2009). The other difference was that the crew... OF UA 232...
Design and analysis (aerodynamics) of the new engine cover for open wheel climb race car in by using CFD (computational fluid dynamics). [2500 words]
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...aerodynamics) of the new engine cover for open wheel climb race car by using CFD (computational fluid dynamics) [4000 words] 1. Introduction & Literature Review (700 words) 1.1 Introduction The lab report is all about the design and analysis of a new engine cover for an open wheel climb race car. The lab work was carried out using the Computational Fluid Dynamics. The lab investigated the engine cover shape to decrease the complex airflow and drag for the car back wing so as to develop an excess downward force. Augmenting the engine cover was incorporated to regulate the complex flow due to vortices and turbulence. Enhancing the engine cover was also effected... Topic: Design and analysis...
Describe in detail 3 significant current applications of fluid mechanics (minimum of 100 words per application). This assignment must be typewritten - 12 point font. Please include a list of resources for the information presented
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...aerodynamics. It involves the studyof performance of air-breathing rockets, rotors, propellers, and engines, and the general aerodynamic properties of vehicles. Computational fluid dynamics has evolved as a powerful tool for the prediction of aerodynamic performance and offering an insight into sophisticated fluid dynamic phenomena. Techniques used for solving the various types of unsteady, 3D Navier-Stokes equations are created and applied to fluid flows. It is important to note that the work depends on a number of computational facilities whose abilities are continually expanded... Three Most Significant Applications of Fluid Mechanics The first significant application of fluid mechanics is in...
Performance, Efficiency and the Effect of Engine Designs
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...aerodynamics of the aircraft. Efficiency refers to the range or endurance of an aircraft per unit of fuel, known as specific fuel consumption (SFC), or fuel flow per pound of thrust (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Important factors are the thrust to weight ratio of the engine, fuel consumption and the aerodynamic... Performance Assignment Aim This assignment will discuss performance, efficiency and the effect of engine designs on these characteristics. Performance and Efficiency Performance refers to the overall characteristics of an aircraft including straight and level flight, climb and range (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Performance is influenced by factors including weight, available thrust, altitude and aero...
Write a 5 - 6-page research paper on the unique aerodynamic characteristics of the Boeing 757-200
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...aerodynamic and engine design. These, along with improvements in materials and avionics resulted in an aircraft with improved efficiency, performance and decreased costs through savings in maintenance and fuel. Changes included wing design and engines. Aim This essay will discuss the unique aerodynamic characteristics of the Boeing 757-200. Boeing 757-200 The Boeing 757-200 entered operational service in 1983 and featured numerous design enhancements in the areas of propulsion, aerodynamics, avionics and materials, aimed at meeting its medium haul clients requirements of increased fuel efficiency, decreased noise... Boeing 757-200 Assignment The Boeing 757-200 incorporated many improvements in...
Regarding thrust-producing engines, discuss the dilemma between performance versus efficiency, referencing the propulsion effici
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...aerodynamics of the aircraft. Efficiency refers to the range or endurance of an aircraft per unit of fuel, known as specific fuel consumption (SFC), or fuel flow per pound of thrust (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Important factors are the thrust to weight ratio of the engine, fuel consumption and the aerodynamic... ? Performance Assignment Aim This assignment will discuss performance, efficiency and the effect of engine designs on these characteristics. Performance and Efficiency Performance refers to the overall characteristics of an aircraft including straight and level flight, climb and range (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Performance is influenced by factors including weight, available thrust, altitude and...
Analysis/design of ducted-fan propulsion system with thrust vectoring capability
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...aerodynamics. Ducted fan propulsion system is one of such amazing achievements by the scientists of 20th century. Now we hardly observe any airbus or fighter without ducted system as they provide fool proof safety to the passengers and are observed to provide least damage to the plane and passenger in case of emergency situations. Ducted fans have now found enormous applications in the field of avionics due to their low noise high efficient mechanism. This versatile... Analysis/ Design of Ducted Fan Propulsion System with Thrust Vectoring Capability Table of Contents 4 In modern era, researchers and scientists have come up with the state of the art, amazing innovations in the fields of aeronautics and...
The Boeing 757-200
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...aerodynamic and engine design. These, along with improvements in materials and avionics resulted in an aircraft with improved efficiency, performance and decreased costs through savings in maintenance and fuel. Changes included wing design and engines. Aim This essay will discuss the unique aerodynamic characteristics of the Boeing 757-200. Boeing 757-200 The Boeing 757-200 entered operational service in 1983 and featured numerous design enhancements in the areas of propulsion, aerodynamics, avionics and materials, aimed at meeting its medium haul clients requirements of increased fuel efficiency, decreased noise... ? Boeing 757-200 Assignment The Boeing 757-200 incorporated many improvements in...
Making a Golf Ball More Aerodynamic
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...Aerodynamic A dissertation submitted by [CLICK HERE AND TYPE to [CLICK HERE AND TYPE SCHOOL in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of in [CLICK HERE AND TYPE DEGREE NAME] This dissertation has been accepted for the faculty of [Click here and type school name]by: Name of Chair Chair Name of Advisor Advisor Name of External Reader External Reader Abstract Since the first known "golf ball, known as a featherie, which was simply a leather pouch filled with goose feathers" (Cislunar Aerospace, 1998) started the golfing revolution, manufacturers and engineers have been constantly looking to improve how far a golf ball can be driven using normal conditions... Making A Golf Ball More...
Personal statement
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...aerodynamics was clear from my childhood days and an active participation of three days’ workshop with aerodynamics helped and intrigued passion within me for taking plunges into the field of mechanical engineering. Prompt 2 One of my unique talents or virtues which I believe is the talent... ?Personal ment Prompt Taking up major in Mechanical Engineering at Santa Barbara College (SBCC) was my dream. Right from my childhood, programs such as Mechatronics and Modern Machines at various educational channels fascinated me. At that level, hardly did I think that in the future, this kind of an interest is actually going to shape my career. Getting totally fantasized over machines, my friend and one of my...
Aerospace, New Shuttle Service
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...aerodynamics formulas, which depicts that atmosphere is equivalent to the prevailing weight of the air column at the top. Mathematic formulas aids in derivation of the total drag force of the aerospace. The air density value at maximum q utilizes the simple exponential atmosphere model for the dependence of ρ on altitude h. The peak drag force on the shuttle is estimated as; D= (1/2 ρv2) CdA Where D= Drag force on the shuttle ρ= air density (kg/m3) V= the speed... Aerospace, New Shuttle Service Space shuttle system has been one of NASA’s most versatile mode of space transportation. The mathematics formulas applicable to the operation of the aerospace are mainly two-dimensional...
Explain what effect an increase in airspeed has on lift, as well as on drag, both induced and parasite.
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...Aerodynamics Assignment Aim This assignment will discuss the effect of airspeed on lift and drag. Lift and Drag Lift is the component of force perpendicular to the direction of oncoming airflow and drag is the force (resistance) parallel to the airflow direction (Dole and Lewis, 2000). These are depicted at Figure 1. Figure 1. Airfoil Forces Lift increases with the square of speed. This is shown by the lift equation: Lift= CL x (? p V2) x wing area (s), where CL is the coefficient of lift and p (rho) is density (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Assuming that in level flight, CL, p and s remain constant, then as speed is increased lift will increase. This equation is derived from...
Making a Golf Ball More Aerodynamic
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...Aerodynamic A dissertation submitted by [CLICK HERE AND TYPE to [CLICK HERE AND TYPE SCHOOL in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of in [CLICK HERE AND TYPE DEGREE NAME] This dissertation has been accepted for the faculty of [Click here and type school name]by: Name of Chair Chair Name of Advisor Advisor Name of External Reader External Reader Abstract Since the first known “golf ball, known as a featherie, which was simply a leather pouch filled with goose feathers” (Cislunar Aerospace, 1998) started the golfing revolution, manufacturers and engineers have been constantly looking to improve how far a golf ball can be driven using normal... Making A Golf Ball More...
Making a Golf Ball More Aerodynamic
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...Aerodynamic A dissertation submitted by [CLICK HERE AND TYPE to [CLICK HERE AND TYPE SCHOOL in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of in [CLICK HERE AND TYPE DEGREE NAME] This dissertation has been accepted for the faculty of [Click here and type school name]by: Name of Chair Chair Name of Advisor Advisor Name of External Reader External Reader Abstract Since the first known “golf ball, known as a featherie, which was simply a leather pouch filled with goose feathers” (Cislunar Aerospace, 1998) started the golfing revolution, manufacturers and engineers have been constantly looking to improve how far a golf ball can be driven using normal... Making A Golf Ball More...
Explain what effect an increase in airspeed has on lift, as well as on drag, both induced and parasite.
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...Aerodynamics Assignment Aim This assignment will discuss the effect of airspeed on lift and drag. Lift and Drag Lift is the component of force perpendicular to the direction of oncoming airflow and drag is the force (resistance) parallel to the airflow direction (Dole and Lewis, 2000). These are depicted at Figure 1. Figure 1. Airfoil Forces Lift increases with the square of speed. This is shown by the lift equation: Lift= CL x (½ p V2) x wing area (s), where CL is the coefficient of lift and p (rho) is density (Dole and Lewis, 2000). Assuming that in level flight, CL, p and s remain constant, then as speed is increased lift will increase. This equation is derived from Newton’s second law... ...
Comparison history paper
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...aerodynamics of some sort. There are two blocks underneath upon which the figure stands in a movement posture. This figure is deemed as harmless as it has no face to show the facial indication. The body of the figure is rugged and looks unfinished as the curves on the figure are sharply indented. The figure does not have the arms on the body part. It remains like a moving statue with no arms. The sculpture was made in the image of a footballer or athlete moving in a weighted pass (Boccioni... Comparison History Paper (Umberto Boccioni) Formal Analysis Umberto Boccioni was a futuristic sculpted figurewhich depicted a human-like object or figure in motion. The sculpture was made in the form of fluid and...
CFD
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...Aerodynamics. McGraw-Hill. Batchelor G K 1967, An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics. Cambridge UP. pp. 467–471. Clancy LJ 1975, Aerodynamics, Sections 8.1 to 8.8, Pitman Publishing Limited, London. Houghton E L & Carpenter PW 2003, Butterworth Heinmann, ed. Aerodynamics for Engineering Students (5th ed.). p.18. Bertin JJ & Cummings R M 2009, Pearson Prentice Hall, ed. Aerodynamics for Engineers (5th ed.). p.199... Assignment Engineering and Construction CFD (a)A of the aerofoil model you have used, including a screenshot. 10 The Aerofoil model used in this project is the thick aerofoil family for large blades. The tip of the blade is curved to 95% radius. It has a primary outboard aerofoil curved to about...
Mesh strategy-Refinement mesh (CFD: computational fluid dynamics) [1000 words]
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...aerodynamics of the vehicle under study. For this reason, it is important that the details of these areas are maintained. The symmetry between the flow and the longitudinal section of the car would be very important during the simulations. The symmetrical division of the car would make it easy to make precise calculations of the results of the simulation. The symmetry plane can improve the results’ precision by as much as 35%. 1.2 Refinement zones There are 3 zones which use refinement mesh wings, ground and wake. Figure 1, Refinement zones 1. Ground refinement zone The ground refinement zone is illustrated in figure 2 below. Figure 2, Ground... 1 Mesh Strategy---Refinement mesh by volume control...
Topic: Making a Golf Ball More Aerodynamic
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...Aerodynamic A dissertation submitted by [CLICK HERE AND TYPE to [CLICK HERE AND TYPE SCHOOL in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of in [CLICK HERE AND TYPE DEGREE NAME] This dissertation has been accepted for the faculty of [Click here and type school name]by: Name of Chair Chair Name of Advisor Advisor Name of External Reader External Reader Abstract Since the first known "golf ball, known as a featherie, which was simply a leather pouch filled with goose feathers" (Cislunar Aerospace, 1998) started the golfing revolution, manufacturers and engineers have been constantly looking to improve how far a golf ball can be driven using normal conditions... Making A Golf Ball More...
Explain the airworthiness considerations, aerodynamic/performance capabilities of aircraft and discuss the importance of environmental factors affecting aircraft performance.
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...Aerodynamic Capabilities and Importance of Environmental Factors Affecting Aircraft Performance from Manager’s Perspective The designing of an aircraft is dependent upon the airworthiness certifications which Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) maintains (Drury & Lock, 1991). An aircraft’s design should be one that can bear the temperatures and pressure developed through aerodynamics. For instance, the primary aspect of the design to qualify the airworthiness test is to be made up of the materials which do not become affected by the operational environment of the aircraft (‘Aircraft’, 1990). The variability of the material used, continuous loading, static strength... Airworthiness Considerations,...
Aviation
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...Aerodynamics on the Eurocopter x3 Helicopter Several helicopter models have been produced by various companies with engine driven rotors supplying the power to lift and move horizontally. Helicopters are naturally designed to hover, and take off and land vertically. They can also fly laterally, backwards and forwards. One major difference between helicopters and fixed wing airplanes is that the latter cannot takeoff and land vertically. From the time the first helicopters were designed, several innovations have been made adding to the capabilities of the flying machines. One of the newest introductions in the world of helicopters is Eurocopter’s x3. This paper will...
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...aerodynamically shaped ring induces a centrifugal force in the wind stream thus replacing free air stream with a concentrated stream of air... Technology that improve wind turbine efficiency Buckney, Neil, Alberto Pirrera, Steven Green and Paul Weaver. “Structural efficiency of a wind turbine blade." Thin-Walled Structures 67 (2013): 144–154. Print. The author asserts that the efficiency of wind turbine could be improved by reducing the minimal impact caused by wind turbine manufacturing, installation, maintenance, and operation by use of the second law of thermodynamics that indicates 50-53% difference in the efficiency of the airfoil systems. Via Exergy methods, turbine selection ...
Math in Aviation
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...aerodynamic forces that act on an airplane in flight ly lift (upward force), drag (Backward force due to air resistance), thrust (Forward force due to Engine power), gravity (Downward force due to weight) and centrifugal force. For airplanes to fly, the thrust (t) must be greater than the drag (d) and the lift (l) must be greater than the gravity (g) "(How Airplanes fly, Pg.1).. The conditions in mathematical language are t > d and l > g. The thrust is generated by the plane's engine. Drag: Air resists the movement of any object through it. This resistance is called drag. The drag set up by an airplane in steady level flight absorbs all the power development... ) there is an equal and...
Week 4
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...aerodynamics at relatively high speeds (Case Study 7.1. Classic Case: de Havilland’s Falling Comet... De Havilland’s Falling Comet It is significant to that any invention has risks associated with it. It is prudent enough to identify such risks and establish mitigation measures on timely basis. It is an indisputable fact to note that unattended risks always have several adverse effects to such inventions as well as the health of the people. Such risks can lead to severe losses of lives, finances and properties. For instance, in the case of the Comet, several lives were lost in the accidents (Case Study 7.1. Classic Case: de Havilland’s Falling Comet). Finances, properties and time were also lost in such ...
Write a 2-page review addressing propellers and propeller systems.
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...aerodynamic laws that apply to wings... Book Review Propellers and Propeller System A propeller blade is an airfoil that moves the plane through the air by converting therotating power of the engine into thrust. The twisted nature of propeller blades optimizes their performance based on variable operating conditions. Given that propellers are like wing creating lift and instead of carrying the plane it displaces a volume of air backwards resulting in the aircraft’s movement forward. In the past, several types of propeller designs were used, for instance, flat wooden blades and from one blade to multiple blade models rotating at various speeds (Carlton, 2012). Wooden propellers were used almost...
Design for Environment
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...aerodynamics to achieve the regulations for environmental safety. ( http:www.Emission Standards Europe Cars and Light Trucks.htm) Environment Specific car design: Improvements in car design is considered to be an important factor with respect to environmental performance. Car manufacturers are more intended in developing... ?Design for Environment Introduction The advancements in day to day human life has led to exorbitant use of devices that are made of materials which are harmful to the environment. After usage these harmful substances are not decomposable and hence they pollute the environment and lead to disasters in terms of health, bio-magnification, and increasing green house gases. The most...
The history of fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor
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...aerodynamics that makes pilots fly the fighter jet more easily than before. Today, the US army has deployed significant number of raptors to areas such as Japan where the army has stationed them ready for deployment. Whereas the F-22 has had some failures in navigation... History of fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor The Fighter aircraft F-22 stands out as the most admired fighter craft with a promise of stealth, more super cruise and warfare capabilities. Compared to other fighter crafts the United States army uses, the F-22 raptor add to the list of newest Aircraft that the US army has employed in various warzones. The realization of a robust F-22 is history given that the US military has used other fighter ...
BMW Differentiates Itself
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...aerodynamics... Ways in Which BMW Differentiates Itself Ways in Which BMW Differentiates Itself BMW has faced competition from other giant firms such as General Motors in the automobile market. It has employed various competition strategies to have the added advantage when it comes to market share and customer loyalty. BMW has tried to differentiate itself by producing low carbon emission vehicles that can be accessed at its website. The rising environmental degradation due to pollution from fossil fuels has led to some of the automobile companies to change their engine systems. Changes have led to electric powered and low carbon-emitting vehicles. BMW is one of the first firms to incorporate the idea in ...
Multy-story building: Finite element modelling
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...Aerodynamics 1999; 83(1-3): 209-223 10. Lin, N., et al., Characteristics of wind forces acting on tall buildings. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 2005; 93(3): 217-242 11. Wang, A.-P., Fung, R.-F., and Huang, S.-C, Dynamic Analysis of a Tall Building with a Tuned-mass-damper Device Subjected to Earthquake Excitations. Journal of Sound and Vibration 2001; 244(1): 123-136 12. Campbell, S., K.C.S. Kwok, and P.A. Hitchcock, Dynamic characteristics and wind- induced response of two high-rise residential buildings... In order to prevail over experimental limitations, finite element modeling is often used to forecast and examine the performance of structures. Despite this, 3-D analysis...
Gas turbine science
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...Aerodynamics ………………………………………………… 3 2.1.1 Intake ……………………………………………………………... 3 2.1.2 Compressor ………………………………………………………. 3 2.1.3 Combustion chamber ……………………………………………. 4 2.1.4 Turbine …………………………………………………………… 4 2.1.5 Exhaust nozzle …………………………………………………… 4 2.2 Turbofan Theory ………………………………………………………… 5 2.2.1 Fluid mechanics ………………………………………………….. 5 2.2.2 Thermodynamics ………………………………………………… 6 Works Cited ……………………………………………………………………… 7 Gas Turbine Design One of the technological leaps in the history of science that led us to a wide spectrum of newer prospects... Contents Gas Turbine Design 1. The Turbofan 1 Gas Turbine operation …………………………………………….... 12. Design issues of a turbofan ……………………………………………… 2 2.1 Turbofan Aero...
Scientist Leonardo da Vinci
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...aerodynamics, and astronomy. Three hundred years before the industrial revolution da Vinci was studying... Not Just Leonardo Da Vinci, but Da Vinci the Scientist Leonardo da Vinci was not only a man of many talents, but also had the unique talent to be a master of them all. Mention the name da Vinci today and most people will recall him as a great artist that was deeply entwined in the controversies surrounding the church and the role that his art has played in those controversies. His greatest work is often portrayed as The Last Supper or Mona Lisa. However, Leonardo was much more than just an artist. He was a writer, a philosopher, religious thinker, inventor, musician, painter, architect, and...
Review of the Biomechanics of a Ski Jump
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...aerodynamic features of the equipment by a low body weight. This paper seeks to critically analyze the biomechanics of ski jumping. The above figure shows the competent balance of a ski jumper. Phases in ski jumping During the in run phase, the athletes tries to maximize acceleration and simultaneously minimizing both... Review of the biomechanics of a ski jump Introduction Ski jumping is a sport that human quest for the desire to fly from the top of a mountain or slope. This sport started in the 1840s with a 30 m steep slope. This is a delicate sport in which a jump is completed for approximately 10 seconds. In order for one to do a successfully jump, the ski jumpers must rely on their sense of posture ...
Gas turbine science
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...Aerodynamics ………………………………………………… 3 2.1.1 Intake ……………………………………………………………... 3 2.1.2 Compressor ………………………………………………………. 3 2.1.3 Combustion chamber ……………………………………………. 4 2.1.4 Turbine …………………………………………………………… 4 2.1.5 Exhaust nozzle …………………………………………………… 4 2.2 Turbofan Theory ………………………………………………………… 5 2.2.1 Fluid mechanics ………………………………………………….. 5 2.2.2 Thermodynamics ………………………………………………… 6 Works Cited ……………………………………………………………………… 7 Gas Turbine Design One of the technological leaps in the history of science that led us to a wide spectrum of newer prospects... ?Contents Gas Turbine Design 1. The Turbofan 1 Gas Turbine operation …………………………………………….... 1 2. Design issues of a turbofan ……………………………………………… 2 2.1 Turbofan...
How do Airplanes Fly?
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...aerodynamic principles are involved in the flying process, how managing control of balance proves to be the most crucial step, and also discusses the forces which help the planes stay in the air and land back on earth. Aerodynamics is the study of forces as a result of which objects get able to fly in the air and this is also discussed in the paper in an effort to explain the whole process of how planes fly. It is very important for everyone to be familiar with the physical demonstration or physical description of the airplane lift. According to Bernoulli’s principle which is thought... ? 30 May How do airplanes fly? Nearly every time a person new to flying boards an airplane to jet off to a far away...
3 D optimization
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...Aerodynamic shape optimization for a 3d multi-element airfoil Aerodynamic shape optimization for a 3D multi-element airfoil ABSTRACT This paper discusses the uses of shape morphing/optimization in order to improve the lift to drag ratio for a typical 3D multi-element airfoil. A mesh morpher algorithm is used in conjunction to a direct search optimization algorithm in order to optimize the aerodynamics performance of a typical high-lift device. Navier stokes equations are solved for turbulent, steady-state, incompressible flow by using k-epsilon model and SIMPLE algorithm using the...
ELD Project
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...Aerodynamics Engineer Compute for load factors & aerodynamic scaling. 8 Safety Engineer Address issues related to safety concerns. See to it that all employees are safe within the work environment... ELD Project Total Number of Words 296 Time Management To effectively manage and ensure a timely completion ofthe Emergency Landing Device (ELD) project, the application of time management theories such as work breakdown structure (WBS), the network based schedules (i.e. precedence diagramming method), program evaluation and review technique (PERT) diagram, and Gannt chart are all equally essential. Likewise, the different stages in the product life cycle model was also considered in the scheduling of each...
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