Aeroelastic behaviour of UAV wings due to morphing


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Unlusoy L., YAMAN Y.

AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY, vol.89, no.1, pp.30-38, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 89 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/aeat-12-2014-0217
  • Title of Journal : AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-38
  • Keywords: Flutter prediction, Morphing wings, Pk-method, State-space solution, Thodorsen aerodynamics, Typical section model, FLUTTER, PREDICTION, DIVERGENCE

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effects of morphing on the aeroelastic behaviour of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) wings to make an emphasis on the required aeroelastic tailoring starting from the conceptual design of the morphing mechanisms.