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Simultaneous Measurements of Unsteady Aerodynamic Loads, Flow Velocity Fields, Position and Wing Deformations of MAVs in Plunging Motion

Konrath, Robert and Kirmse, Tania and Kompenhans, Jürgen and Möller, Thorsten J. and Wokoeck, R. and Radespiel, R. (2008) Simultaneous Measurements of Unsteady Aerodynamic Loads, Flow Velocity Fields, Position and Wing Deformations of MAVs in Plunging Motion. 16. DGLR-Fach-Symposium der STAB, 2008-11-03 - 2008-11-04, Aachen, Deutschland.

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Abstract

Micro Aircraft Vehicles (MAVs) normally operate at very low Reynolds numbers for which existing design methods developed for conventional aircraft are usually not adequate. The performance of airfoils deteriorates rapidly as the Reynolds number decreases below 105. Additionally, the wings of MAVs usually have low aspect ratios of ≤ 2 so that the wing tip vortices influence the overall wing behavior significantly which may result in non-linear characteristics. Because MAVs must be highly maneuverable and are usually very sensitive to gusts, their dynamics and unsteady aerodynamics are of much interest.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/54786/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Other, Speech)
Title:Simultaneous Measurements of Unsteady Aerodynamic Loads, Flow Velocity Fields, Position and Wing Deformations of MAVs in Plunging Motion
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Konrath, RobertUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kirmse, TaniaUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kompenhans, JürgenUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Möller, Thorsten J.ISM, TU-BS, Bienroder Weg 3, 38106 BraunschweigUNSPECIFIED
Wokoeck, R.ISM, TU-BS, Bienroder Weg 3, 38106 BraunschweigUNSPECIFIED
Radespiel, R.ISM, TU-BS, Bienroder Weg 3, 38106 BraunschweigUNSPECIFIED
Date:2008
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:p. 2
Series Name:STAB Mitteilung
Status:Published
Keywords:Micro Aircraft Vehicles (MAVs), Flow Velocity Fields
Event Title:16. DGLR-Fach-Symposium der STAB
Event Location:Aachen, Deutschland
Event Type:national Conference
Event Dates:2008-11-03 - 2008-11-04
Organizer:RWTH Aachen
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:Aircraft Research (old)
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AR - Aircraft Research
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Flight Physics (old)
Location: Göttingen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Experimental Methods
Deposited By: Micknaus, Ilka
Deposited On:01 Dec 2008
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 15:06

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