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Title Advances in aerospace science and technology / Parvathy Rajendran and M.Z. Abdullah, editors
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Mechanical engineering theory and applications
Mechanical engineering theory and applications.
Contents Preface; Aeroelasticity: An Overview; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Static Aeroelasticity; 1.2. Dynamic Aeroelasticity; 1.3. History; 2. Aerodynamic Models; 2.1. Reduced Frequency; 2.2. Steady Aerodynamic Models; 2.3. Quasi-Steady Aerodynamic Model; 2.4. Unsteady Aerodynamic Model; 2.4.1. Wagner's Effect; 2.4.2. Theodorsen's Aerodynamic Model; 3. Bending Torsion Flutter; 3.1. Binary Flutter Model; 4. Wind Tunnel Test; 5. Flight Flutter Test; 6. Flutter Suppression; 6.1. Active Flutter Suppression; 7. Common Practices and State-of-the-Art Materials; Conclusion; Acknowledgement
3.4. Minimum Radius Turn3.5. Steepest Descent; 3.6. Maximum Speed Dash; 4. Trajectory Optimization; 5. Optimization Yielding Desired Flight Maneuvers; 6. Applications of Trajectory Planning and Optimization; 6.1. Minimizing Environmental Effects; 6.2. Aerobatic Air Race; 6.3. Collision Avoidance and Hazardous Terrains; 6.4. Air Traffic Management; Conclusion; References; Controller Design for a Hybrid UAV; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Coordinate Frames; 3. Hardware Configurations; 4. Mathematical Modeling; 5. Brushless Motor Model; 6. System Linearization; 7. System Input
4. Thermal Response of Composites5. Composites in Fire under Tensile Loading; 6. Composites in Fire under Compressive Loading; Conclusion; References; The Implementation of Biofuel in Aircraft Engines; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Need for Biofuels; 3. Challenges; 4. Feedstock and the Production Process of Jet Fuel; 4.1. Processes to Produce Bio-Kerosene; 4.1.1. Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) Fuel; 4.1.2. Oil-to-Jet (OTJ) Fuel; 4.1.3. Gas-to-Jet (GTJ) Fuel; 4.1.4. Sugar-to-Jet Fuel; 5. Effect of Fuel Properties on Emission Generation; 6. Compatibility of Biofuel with the Aircraft Engine
ConclusionAcknowledgments; References; Aircraft Mission Profile Analysis and Trajectory Optimization; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Classification of UAS Platforms; 2.1. Micro (or Miniature) Air Vehicles (MAVs) or Nano Air Vehicles (NAVs); 2.2. UAS with Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL); 2.3. Low-Altitude, Short-Endurance (LASE) and Low-Altitude, Long-Endurance (LALE) UAS; 2.4. Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) UAS; 2.5. High-Altitude, Long-Endurance (HALE) UAS; 3. Desired Flight Maneuvers; 3.1. Efficient Cruise; 3.2. Minimum Sink Soaring; 3.3. Direction Reversal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aerospace engineering.
Form Electronic book
Author Abdullah, M. Z., editor
Rajendran, Parvathy, editor
LC no. 2017038628
ISBN 1536112305 ()
9781536112306 ()