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Analysis of flexible aircraft longitudinal dynamics and handling qualities

Analysis of flexible aircraft longitudinal dynamics and handling qualities

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMartin R. Waszak, David K. Schmidt
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 177943, NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-177943
ContributionsSchmidt, D. K, Langley Research Center
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14986796M


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Analysis of flexible aircraft longitudinal dynamics and handling qualities. Volume 2: Data. Get this from a library. Analysis of flexible aircraft longitudinal dynamics and handling qualities. [Martin R Waszak; D K Schmidt; Langley Research Center.]. Andrews, S.

P., Modelling and simulation of flexible aircraft: handling qualities with active load control, Phd thesis, Cranfield University, Criteria for handling qualities of military. Specialised hardware can be used to accelerate the model and reach real time performances suitable for pilot in the loop simulations at 50 Hz, paving the way for handling quality analysis of flexible aircraft concepts.

So far a number of different modelling approaches towards flight dynamics modelling of flexible aircraft have been by: 3. The ability to use flight data to determine an aircraft model with structural dynamic effects suitable for piloted simulation and handling qualities analysis has been developed.

This technique was demonstrated using SR flight test data. For the SR aircraft, the most significant structural response is the longitudinal first-bending Size: KB. Michael V. Cook BSc, MSc, CEng, FRAeS, CMath, FIMA, in Flight Dynamics Principles (Third Edition), Flying and handling qualities.

As with longitudinal stability, the lateral-directional stability characteristics of the aeroplane are critically important in the determination of flying and handling qualities, and there is no doubt that they must be correct. A Psychometric Approach to the Development of a Multidimensional Scale to Assess Aircraft Handling Qualities The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, Vol.

10, No. 4 Robust flight control design with handling qualities constraints using scheduled linear dynamic inversion and loop-shapingCited by: Handling Qualities of Aticraft with Marginal Longitudinal Stability BY T.B.

Saunders SrnMARY The problem of assessing the handling qualities of aircraft with marginal or negative longitudinal stability is investigated. A mathematical model of the human pilot is used to study closed loop tracking and the.

Results show that according to the Gibson Dropback Criterion longitudinal handling qualities of the AX-1 with no flight control system are unsatisfactory. The analysis of the structural stiffness influence shows that increasing flexibility of an aircraft structure deteriorates the longitudinal handling by: 2.

similar to that of the High Speed Civil Transport (HSCT) Cycle Aircraft dynamics were set to provide Cooper-Harper3 Level 1 or 2 handling qualities for a transport-category aircraft landing-task.

Various DASE models were added to the baseline or nominal aircraft. In the earlier study, DASE models from the full aircraft design were Size: 1MB. In flight dynamics, longitudinal static stability is the stability of an aircraft in the longitudinal, or pitching, plane under steady flight conditions.

This characteristic is important in determining whether a human pilot will be able to control the aircraft in the pitching plane without requiring excessive attention or excessive strength.

flight dynamics analysis of the Rockwell B-1 bomber aircraft. The mathematical model used the free vibration modes of the aircraft and was represented in the mean-axis system to minimize the inertial coupling.

In [2], Schmidt extended the model to cover a large variety of topics on flexible aircraft flight Size: KB. aircraft responses and, eventually, an aircraft LOC. The qualitative behavior of aircraft dynamics in relation to their equilibria pattern can be obtained from the bifurca-tion analysis and catastrophe theory methodology [10].

For an introduction to bifurcation analysis of aircraft dynamics, the reader is referred to [10], [11], [12]. In File Size: KB. The Engineering Analysis and Design of the Aircraft Dynamics Model For the FAA Target Generation Facility Mark Peters Michael A.

Konyak Prepared for: Scott Doucett ANG-E Simulation Branch, Laboratory Services Division Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center Atlantic City, NJ Under.

Many recent examples of S/CAS are very complex, with equations of twentieth or higher order commonly being used for linear handling qualities analysis.

In view of the fact that aircraft of this complexity have been part of the handling qualities picture for ten years or more, it is surprising that no widely accepted criteria for these aircraft Cited by: Longitudinal Dynamics • Recall: X denotes the force in the X­direction, and similarly for Y and Z, then (as on 4–13) ∂X X u ≡, ∂u 0 • Longitudinal equations (see 4–13) can be rewritten as: mu˙ = X uu + X ww − mg cos Θ 0θ + ΔXc m(w˙ − qU 0) = Z uu + Z ww + Z w˙w˙ + Z qq − mg sin Θ 0θ + ΔZc I yyq˙ = M uu + M File Size: KB.

The ability to use flight data to determine an aircraft model with structural dynamic effects suitable for piloted simulation and handling qualities analysis has been developed.

This technique was demonstrated using SR flight test data. For the SR aircraft, the most significant structural response is the longitudinal first-bending by: 2. Nonlinear Flight Dynamics of Very Flexible Aircraft Christopher M.

Shearer ⁄ and Carlos E. Cesnik y The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan,USA This paper focuses on the characterization of the response of a very °exible aircraft in °ight. The 6-DOF equations of motion of a reference point on the aircraft are coupled with. The study of flight dynamics requires a thorough understanding of the theory of the stability and control of aircraft, an appreciation of flight control systems and a grounding in the theory of automatic control.

Flight Dynamics Principles is a student focused text and provides easy access to all three topics in an integrated modern systems Cited by: Flight Dynamics, Simulation, and Control: For Rigid and Flexible Aircraft addresses the intricacies involved in the dynamic modelling, simulation, and control of a selection of aircraft.

This book covers the conventional dynamics of rigid aircraft, explores key concepts associated with control configured elastic aircraft, and examines the use. Structural Models for Flight Dynamic Analysis of Very Flexible Aircraft Rafael Palacios1 Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ, UK Carlos E.S.

Cesnik2 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIUSA Dissimilar analysis models are considered for the large structural deformations of aircraft with high-aspect-ratio composite wings.

Spring AC 2–12 Modal Behavior • Analyzethe model ofthe vehicledynamicsto quantifytheresponses wesaw. – Homogeneous dynamics are of the form X˙ = AX, so the response is X(t)=eAtX(0) – a matrix exponential. • To simplify the investigation of the system response, find themodes of the system using the eigenvalues and eigenvectors – λ is an File Size: KB.

The handling qualities of the aeroplane are assessed against a number of different handling qualities criteria and flying specifications, including the Neal-Smith, Bandwidth, and CAP criterion. It is shown that aeroelastic effects alter the longitudinal and lateral-directional characteristics of the aeroplane, resulting in degraded handling Author: Stuart P.

Andrews. Flight Dynamics Principles is a student focused text and provides easy access to all three topics in an integrated modern systems context. Written for those coming to the subject for the first time, the book provides a secure foundation from which to move on to more advanced topics such as, non-linear flight dynamics, flight simulation.

Longitudinal Flying Qualities Prediction for Nonlinear Aircraft ShiyangRyu¤ Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd., Kyungki-DoRepublic of Korea and Dominick Andrisani† Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana An analysis tool is presented that predicts longitudinal ‘ ying qualities of a piloted aircraft subject to elevator.

Lecture 14 Example: Aircraft dynamics • longitudinal aircraft dynamics • wind gust & control inputs • linearized dynamics • steady-state analysis • eigenvalues & modes • impulse matrices 14–1. Longitudinal aircraft dynamics body axis horizontalFile Size: 86KB.

maneuver load controls, analysis and design for flexible aircraft 4 analysis strategy determination of cumulative frequency load distributions bending moment vs cumulative frequency of and in-flight maneuver loads bending moment vs cumulative frequency of loads definition of the gag-cycle 1File Size: 7MB.

only to describe an aircraft’s handling qualities, conventional flight-test and analysis techniques which can only characterize the frequency and damping of the dynamic stability modes, and some static parameters, are usually adequate. It provides a secure foundation from which to move on to more advanced topics such a non-linear flight dynamics, simulation and advanced flight control, and is ideal for those on course including flight mechanics, aircraft handling qualities, aircraft stability and control.

The second longitudinal mode excited by a symmetric disturbance may sometimes be unstable and consists mainly of a slow sinusoidal motion in which the height and the forward speed of the aircraft vary while the angle of incidence remains practically constant. The motion is known as the phugoid or the long period oscillations.

These include display and control system analysis, flight director and stability augmentation system design, analysis of vehicle handling qualities, analysis of the limits of piloted control, analysis of pilot workload, and the determination of flight simulator requirements.

A useful alternative way of categorizing these applications, that. Longitudinal Aircraft Dynamics Previously we looked at a “pinned” aircraft motion in pitch and found the following differential equation of motion: (1) and its associated characteristic equation: (2) We now seek a method to extend our capabilities beyond a second order equation.

To doFile Size: KB. Aircraft Structural Analysis Fundamentals A Comprehensive Overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. For flight dynamics analysis, a useful model for predicting and understanding the behavior of flexible aircraft is the work of Waszak and Schmidt, which was first presented in Reference [] and elaborated upon in References [4,5,6,7].Their work extended traditional rigid-body flight dynamics models based on quasi-steady stability and control derivatives (for example, Reference []) to Cited by: 1.

differences are assessed in terms of basic longitudinal flight dynamics analysis. Introduction Present trends in aircraft design, towards augmented-stability and an expanded flight envelope, call for an accurate description of the flight dynamic behaviour of the aircraft to enable the design of the flight control system (FCS).

A slalom and alignment tracking manoeuvre was developed for multi-directional handling qualities analysis of large transport aircraft in simulation environments.

The manoeuvre is defined and scaled as a function of aircraft characteristics, flight conditions using a simple set of mathematical models.

Throughout the manoeuvre, the trajectory and overall performances are monitored at Author: Gaétan Dussart, Mudassir Lone, Roger Bailey. The paper analyzes the longitudinal dynamics of sustained high angle-of-attack flights performed by a small agile Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) equipped with an aerodynamic vectoring feature.

This unique feature is achieved through variable-incidence wing that allows the angle of incidence of the wing with respect to fuselage to be decoupled. The aerodynamics of Cited by: From the early machines to today's sophisticated aircraft, stability and control have always been crucial considerations.

In this second edition, Abzug and Larrabee again forge through the history of aviation technologies to present an informal history of the personalities and the events, the art and the science of airplane stability and : Malcolm J.

Abzug, E. Eugene Larrabee. qualities impact of unstable long-term dynamics on hyper-sonic planes. The primary objective of the research is to develop and validate flying qualities criteria for these dynamic characteristics of hypersonic vehicles.

These issues are investigated with a dedicated flight simulator for hypersonic vehicles and an SR aircraft located at Cited by: 2. longitudinal dynamic stability and control response Posted by admin in Helicopter Test and Evaluation on March 1, Whilst static stability is concerned with an aircraft’s initial motion following a perturbation, dynamic stability determines the aircraft’s longer-term response to such a disturbance.

The purpose of this paper is to simulate flight path of Boeing for longitudinal motion at selected flight conditions using 6 DoF (Degrees of freedom) nonlinear equations with MATLAB and SIMULINK.

The equations are solved to compute the flight path within seconds of Boeing at three flight conditions, for cruise flight with different Mach numbers at same altitudes, Author: Tariq O. Mohammed, Xiang Jin Wu, Dao Chun Li.qualities. HANDLING QUALITIES The overall performance objective is to track pitch-rate commands with predicted Level 1 HQs and desired time-domain response behaviour.

We will present in this section, the different handling qualities that need to be satisfied. For more on the subject one may consult Hodgkinson(7). Several quantitative HQ File Size: KB.Truly optimizing aircraft handling qualities, by definition, reduces susceptibility to APC problems (because an aircraft with APC problems cannot be considered to have optimized handling qualities).

Attempts to optimize aircraft handling qualities have sometimes inadvertently led to APC problems that were not recognized until after the fact.