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  • Pressure Distribution In An Airfoil

    1- Summary This study is based on the analysis of pressure distribution around a NACA 23015 airfoil section with a flap of length equal to the 30% of the cord at different angles of incidence and flap settings. The experiment was performed in a non –return wind tunnel at a Reynolds number of 4.4×〖10〗^5 and at a Mach number of 0.073. It is of note that increasing incidence will increase lift produced until the critical angle of attack, where the airfoil stalls; moreover, deploying a flap will increase the maximum lift produced, but will produce drag and cause an early stall. 2-Introduction The aim of this experiment is to investigate how the pressure difference about the upper and lower surface of an airfoil can affect its aerodynamic performances…

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  • Aerofoil Essay

    and Yousefi and Saleh investigated the effects of suction and blowing jet width on the aerodynamic characteristics of a NACA 0012 airfoil. They found that the jet width of about 3.5% ~ 4% of the chord length is optimum for tangential blowing, while for perpendicular blowing smaller jet widths are more efficient. 2.2 Control of flow around a NACA 0012 airfoil with a micro-riblet film by S.-J. Lee , Y.-G. Jang In the present study they studied about the flow structure of the wake behind a…

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  • Aircraft Propulsion Essay

    Introduction To understand aircraft propulsion it is important to understand the term propulsion first. Propulsion is a means of producing force required for movement of object. The propulsion system has some source of mechanical power and some means of using this power to generate force such as wheels, propellers, legs, etc. Nobody can precisely tell the origin of mankind’s desire to fly as it is lost in the distant past. There are legends of people strapping birdlike wings and jumping of a…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Aerodynamic

    issues associated with asymmetric sweep that make unstable flight unavoidable. A smaller, stable radio controlled model was constructed to identify issues that were important to understand the second, larger demonstrator. This vehicle used a computer control system to augment the pilot and allow the inherently unstable vehicle to be flown successfully. …

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  • Essay For Radiotherapy

    I joined Professor Dr. Md. Mashud’s CFD group and started developing my skill on the application of ANSYS Fluent and OpenFOAM as simulation tools. Finally, I decided to use ANSYS Fluent for my research work on “Numerical Study of Flow Past a Marine Rudder”. During my research, I faced the problem with the stall angle at around 16 degree angle of attack of the flow. At this angle of attack of the flow, the increase of lift force on NACA 0012 airfoil section stopped suddenly and after that, lift…

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  • Conic Sections Case Study

    Degenerate Cases of Conic Sections: Conics are formed when a plane and a double cone intersect. These intersections can form a variety of conics. These include: circles, parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas. A circle can be formed from a cone if a plane intersects with the cone at an angle perpendicular to the base of the cone. This circle is also formed by the equation: (x-h)2+ (y-k)2=r2. This equation creates a relation because the collection of points does not pass the vertical line test. To…

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  • Forged Rib Essay

    Minimum weight design of a wing box subjected to bending Abstract: Aircraft wing is one of the best examples of an efficient structural design. A variety of structural arrangements are possible to satisfy design goals. The endeavour is always to arrive at a minimum weight of a wing structure for a given set of design conditions. The main load carrying structure of a wing is the torsion box formed by front spar, rear spar, and top spar & bottom skins. In the preliminary design stages an…

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  • Falling Velocity And The Dispersal Ability Of A Beetle Seed

    Kishan Patel Section: 008 Pattern: Falling velocity and the dispersal ability of a glider seed varies with its surface area. • Hypothesis 1: Increase in surface area of the seeds decreases their falling velocity, due to greater air resistance o Prediction: Seeds with the higher surface area will have a decreased falling velocity. o Reasoning: The greater the surface area of a seed, the more air resistance it experiences and thereby slowing its fall.  Analytical Approach: scatterplot,…

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  • T-41 Advantages And Disadvantages

    The T-41 (i.e., the military version of the Cessna 172) had a "simple mechanical" flight control system using direct mechanical linkages. Direct feedback of forces acting on the control surfaces to the control stick (or yoke) provided a natural feel. The feedback was by the "seat of the pants". The trim system was a mechanical linkage connected directly to a trim control wheel in the cockpit. There is no warning in the T-41 if the trim was set incorrectly. It is the pilot’s responsibility…

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  • How We Listen To Music Aaron Copland Analysis

    In his article “How we Listen to Music”, Aaron Copland (1988) states that music is listened to on three different planes. Copland describes them as the sensuous plane, the expressive plane, and the sheerly musical plane. The reasoning for listening to music for the pure rhythm and harmony is the sensuous plane. The sensuous plane is where “one turns on the radio while doing something else and absent mindedly is engendered by the mere sound and appeal of the music” (Copland). People who apply…

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