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Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings

Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter K.C. Rudolph.
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA/CR-1998-196709., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-196709.
ContributionsAmes Research Center.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17595589M
OCLC/WorldCa41969370

Low-Aspect-Ratio Wings for Wing-Ships though high lift devices are sometimes an integral part of a wing-ship, high lift devices (e.g. flaps) are s7 for swept and unswept wings of aspect-ratios A = at Re = showed that the C Lmax is relatively insensitive to A for A > 2, with an al-File Size: KB. Aspect ratio does not effect the lift coefficient. The lift coeff is a fuction of AoA and airfoil shape. The aspect ratio,(wingspan^2/surface area), affects induced drag and Total Lift. You can increase your AR by keeping surface area constant, s. Cayley found the secrets of lift in the shape of a bird’s wing, surmising that an arched, or cambered, wing would produce greater lift than a flat wing because of lower pressure on top of the curved surface (see Bernoulli’s theorem).His observations of birds in flight led him to recognize the superiority of relatively long and narrow (in modern terminology, high-aspect-ratio) wings for.


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Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Design of the high lift system for future subsonic airliners. This contractor is the third partner in this effort. His contribution is to start a mechanism design effort based on a common flap configuration.

Using his past industry experience in this field, the contractor has designed seven (7) different mechanisms for the common flap configuration. Get this from a library. Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings. [Peter K C Rudolph; Ames Research Center.].

Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings [microform] / Peter K.C. Rudolph National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center ; National Technical Information Service, distributor Moffett Field, Calif.: [Springfield, Va Australian/Harvard Citation.

Rudolph, Peter K. & Ames Research Center. The NASA Ames Research Center is working to develop a methodology for the optimization and design of the high lift system for future subsonic airliners with the involvement of two by: 3.

Mechanical Design of High Lift Systems for High Aspect Ratio Swept Wings. For slat design, the options have been limited to mechanisms for a shallow leading edge slat. Three (3) different layouts are presented for maximum slat angles of 20 deg, 15 deg and 1O deg all mechanized with a rack and pinion drive similar to that on the Boeing Author: Peter K.

Rudolph. This is facilitated by high lift systems on the wing. Subsection will show what types of high lift system are used and the characteristics of the different versions. Subsection deals with the approximate calculation of the maximum lift coefficients from the geometrical parameters, which are assumed to be known, of the high lift Size: 1MB.

the unsteady nature of the flows over low-aspect-ratio wings is an important problem. In fact, Pines and Bohorquez [10] list Mechanical design of high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings book as the first area that requires advancement for future development of MAVs.

Relevant investigations have been performed on unsteady separated flow around wings undergoing translation [11,12]. During the wing design process, eighteen parameters must be determined.

They are as follows: 1. Wing reference (or planform) area (S W or S ref or S) 2. Number of the wings 3. Vertical position relative to the fuselage (high, mid, or low wing) 4. Horizontal position relative to the fuselage 5. Cross section (or airfoil) 6.

Aspect ratio (AR) 7. wing loadings increased and a real need for high-lift devices emerged to keep takeoff and landing speeds within reasonable limits.

The high-lift devices of that era were generally trailing-edge flaps. When jet engines matured sufficiently in military service and were introduced commercially. The aerodynamic performance of low aspect ratio wings at low Reynolds numbers applicable to micro air vehicle design was studied in this thesis.

There is an overall lack of data for this low Reynolds number range, particularly concerning details of local flow behavior along the span. Experiments were conducted to measure the localFile Size: 2MB. High-lift multi-element airfoils for low-aspect ratio wings with endplates find application in race car rear wings used to generate high aerodynamic down force.

Airfoils for such applications must not only generate maximum lift (to maximize the down force) but also must satisfy several geometric constraints imposed by the race Size: KB. A new methodology has been developed that integrates the preliminary wing design with trailing edge high-lift systems and accounts for three-dimensional flap kinematics.

The high-lift system in the developed application includes the kinematic synthesis of four common mechanisms (dropped-hinge, four-bar, link-track and hooked-track) and a preliminary actuation by: 2. Mechanical design for high lift systems for high aspect ratio swept wings Some excerpts, to check what the solutions were for the " The U.C.

Davis team had selected the simple hinge, the Boeing upside down/upright four bar linkage, and the Airbus A link/track mechanism as their candidates for. airfoils. The aerodynamic features of high-lift and mild-stall have been realized. Introduction Since the first manned flight a hundred years before, the main goals of flying have long been faster, higher and farer, so as the wings of different aspect ratio and swept angle equipped with conventional, high lift.

You know that the air accelerates as it travels over the top of a wing - it's a basic part of Bernoulli's lift. So, if you're flying near the speed of sound - say Mach.8, the air flowing over the wing could speed up to Mach 1. Now you have supersonic flow.

Your critical Mach number is the speed where air flowing over the wing first reaches Mach 1. • The wedge shaped lower fuselage and drooped wingtips could slow the airstream and generate compression lift at high Mach.

Lockheed-Martin Z-wing () morphing design 9. Wing Sweeping • An airplane wing that may be swept back and then returned to. A design study for a supersonic business jet with high aspect ratio moderately swept wings, equipped with high lift devices over most of the hinge, a heavier high lift system and a high effective aspect ratio will lead to a wing which will be much heavier per unit area.

Mechanical. The NASA Ames Research Center is working to develop a methodology for the optimization and design of the high lift system for future subsonic airliners with.

High-Lift Low Reynolds Number Airfoil Design. Aerodynamic Characteristics of Conventional and Innovative High Lift Swept Wings. 22 May | Journal of Bionic Engineering, Vol. 16, No. Design of high-lift airfoils for low aspect ratio wings with by: Journal of Aerospace Information Systems; Journal of Air Transportation; Journal of Aircraft; Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics; Aerodynamics of high-lift, low-aspect-ratio unswept wings.

Joseph Katz ; Joseph Katz. San Diego State University, San Diego, by:   High aspect ratio wings are seen on sailplanes, and the best of these deliver lift to drag ratios of more than 60 to 1. A degree sweep pure delta wing has an aspect ratio of ~, compared to a sailplane which might have an aspect ration of 30, or a typical airliner, which might have an aspect ratio of Maximum lift drag ratio for wings of a fixed aspect ratio in comparison with actual wings with high lift devices.

LEADING EDGE SLAT. The slat, figure 1, Chapter V, is used on many swept wing airplanes to prevent stall on the leading edge. Generally, the maximum lift of high-aspect-ratio wings at subsonic speeds is directly related to the maximum lift of the wing section or airfoil.

According to the DATCOM, the wing planform shape influences the maximum lift obtainable, although its effect is less important than that of the airfoil’s section characteristics. A highly swept delta wing reaches the maximum lift at an angle of attack of about 40°, which is more than twice as high as that of a two-dimensional airfoil.

In this paper, the experimental results of lift forces for delta wings are reviewed from the perspective of fundamental vorticity by: [Show full abstract] low aspect ratio wings on gun launched vehicles to high aspect ratio designs on high altitude observation platforms.

Design and optimization of inflatable wings for weight. A higher aspect ratio (given the same wing area) means more wing span and less lift-dependent drag.

At the same angle of attack, higher aspect ratio also means more lift (within limits). Lift is produced by deflecting the oncoming stream of air downwards.

The more air can be affected, the more efficient lift production becomes. Swept back wings are for high speed flight. High spped is up to and above the speed of sound. What the definition is for high speed for an RC model is, I don't know.

The best info I have read on the subject is from Martin Simons book, "Model Aircraft Aerodynamics". One advantage of sweep back is it slightly reduces the dihedral angle required. As compared with a straight wing, the swept wing offers significant increases in cruising Mach number and, at the same time, permits the use of wings of sufficient thickness to allow aspect ratios high enough for good values of the maximum lift-drag ratio.

The aspect ratio, sweep angle, airfoil thickness ratio, and wing weight necessary for. The thin, high-aspect-ratio swept wing of the B coupled with its long high-fineness-ratio fuselage contributed to the high aerodynamic efficiency of the aircraft. The GLEX has about square feet less wing area, so has a slightly higher aspect ratio.

It has a very sophisticated high-lift slat and flap system, combined with a powerful rudder, the wing allows it to have low Vmcg and Vmca; thus low speed numbers in the take-off and landing regimes--about 15 knots less than the G at similar gross weights. The "historical gap" has been created by sheer size, speed, and weight differences in modern transport.

Although the Hurel Dubois 34 features a high aspect wing, note it is also heavily cambered and designed for mph flight. A non starter. High aspect wings are very efficient, but their stall AOA is much lower than a low aspect wing.

Lift-Drag Eatio of Delta and Rectangular Wings 51 4.» Maximum Lift-Drag Ratio - Delta Wings, 51 5. Maximum Lift-Drag Eatio 51 6. Optimum Angle of Attack - Delta Wings 51 7. Ratio of Maximum Lift-Drag Ratios of Delta and Reverse Arrow Wings, 52 8.

Aspect Ratio of Delta Wings., 52 9.'Planform Semi-vertex Angle of Delta Wings 52 File Size: 1MB. The aircraft wings whose leading edges are swept back are called swept back wings.

Swept back wings reduce drag when an aircraft is flying at transonic speeds. The majority of high-speed commercial aircrafts use swept back wings. Boeing Dreamliner is one example out of many that uses swept back wings. Forward-Swept Wings. The innovative aspect of this study was dedicated to the conceptual and preliminary design of a high altitude long endurance solar powered aft-swept flying wing and study in detail the design.

A variety of high lift systems is in service today. State-of-the-art high lift systems consist of movable control surfaces which increase high lift performance in their deployed position. Typical devices are conventional slats and fowler flaps which consist of rigid parts supported and driven by intricate and complex mechanical systems.

Eventually, the structural needs of a high aspect ratio design outweigh the benefits of the design. Maneuverability. Another major factor of aspect ratio is maneuverability.

Simply put, the longer your wing is, the less maneuverable it is. That's because longer wings have. Look at the CL aircraft. This aircraft has to fly slowly, because firefighting is more eficacious at low speeds. Wikipedia: One rule is that such profiles usually have greater thicknesses, more camber (curvature of median line) for being bette.

Snorri Gudmundsson BScAE, MScAE, FAA DER(ret.), in General Aviation Aircraft Design, Impact of Sweep Angle on the Critical Mach Number. The greatest benefit of wing sweep is a reduction in the strength of and delay in the onset of shock formation. The shock formation will not only cause a sharp increase in drag; it also changes the chordwise pressure distribution on the airfoil.

A highly swept delta wing reaches the maximum lift at an angle of attack of ab which is more than twice as high as that of a two-dimensional airfoil. In this paper, the experimental results of lift forces for delta wings are reviewed from the perspective of fundamental vorticity balance.

In this chapter we discuss the aerodynamics of swept wings in transonic flow. To demonstrate the merits of swept-back wings, simple sweep theory is presented. It is shown why a swept wing can experience local supersonic flow while still being in subcritical conditions, thereby postponing the onset of strong shock waves and drag : Roelof Vos, Saeed Farokhi.

to compensate for the relatively low lift produced by low aspect ratio wings with conventional lift augmentation systems by the addition of a powered lift system.

Unfortunately, the quantitative information which is available for powered high lift systems covers only wings of aspect .The wing configuration of a fixed-wing aircraft (including both gliders and powered aeroplanes) is its arrangement of lifting and related surfaces.

Aircraft designs are often classified by their wing configuration. For example, the Supermarine Spitfire is a conventional low wing cantilever monoplane of straight elliptical planform with moderate aspect ratio and slight dihedral.A variable-sweep wing, colloquially known as a "swing wing", is an airplane wing, or set of wings, that may be swept back and then returned to its original straight position during allows the aircraft's shape to be modified in flight, and is therefore an example of a variable-geometry aircraft.

A straight wing is most efficient for low-speed flight, but for an aircraft designed for.