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Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance

Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance

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

  • Space optics.,
  • Optical instruments.,
  • Particle size determination -- Instruments.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCecil F. Hess and Funming Li.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 177989., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-177989.
    ContributionsLi, Funming, 1949-, Langley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15286892M

    operated, the aircraft capabilities have been checked in every aspect. However, there has been little study on the impact of the new procedures such as LDLP, SCDA, SATS, and Steep Angle approach on the pilot performance, workload, and stress. In this study, different methods have been tried to understand the relationship betweenCited by: 1. Today’s Performance Topics • Turning analysis – Critical for high performance military a/c. Applicable to all. – Horizontal, pull-up, pull-down, pull-over, vertical – Universal M-Zturn rate chart, V-n diagram • Energy analysis – Critical for high performance military a/c. File Size: KB. A: Aircraft performance is a measurement of how well the plane flies. Many factors affect how the plane flies: its weight, the atmospheric conditions, pressure, temperature, humidity, even the runway at ft performance will tell you the speeds the plane can hope to acheive in different conditions.

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Get this from a library. Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance. [Cecil F Hess; Funming Li; Langley Research Center.]. 1. Effective water capture The quantity of water entering the engine is a function of aircraft speed, (core) inlet size, droplet size and nuber of droplets per air volume in front of the engine.

high aircraft speed plus many big raindrops = high q. effects of rainfall on aircraft aerodynamics. The overview includes an introduction of Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance book aviation accidents, a list of the hazards of rainfall to aircraft, the natural characteristics.

The overview includes an introduction of rain-induced aviation accidents, a list of the hazards of rainfall to aircraft, the natural characteristics of rain, the existing rain research techniques, some aerodynamic considerations for rainfall simulation and the current state-of-the-art research achievements in the field of effects of rainfall on Cited by: The impacts of rising temperatures on aircraft takeoff performance Ethan D.

Coffel 1,2 & Terence R. Thompson3 & Radley M. Horton2,4 Received: 6 April /Accepted: 19 June # Springer Science+Business Media B.V. Abstract Steadily rising mean and extreme temperatures as a result of climate change willFile Size: 1MB.

Yes, rain does affect airfoil characteristics and also engine performance. Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance book However, aircraft are designed taking such factors into account.

The "performance envelope" of an airplane defines such factors. Any typical commercial airplane would have. The impact of the rain on the aircraft and its lowered undercarriage increases drag to such an extent that it decreases the aircraft´s forward speed.

When operating in such conditions a jet engine is slow to respond to rapid demends for power. With the information that an aircraft manufacturer gives on its typical web page and the information contained in this book you can calculate enough to have a really good idea of a particular aircraft performance.

Plus, the book is clear and easy to read. I recommend it to every aeronautics by: The Reynolds Re number describes how fast that the fluid is able to move and it is given by, Here, is the fluid density, is the fluid velocity, l is the wingspan, and is the fluid dynamic viscosity.

The Mach number M is defined as the ratio of the velocity of the object to the velocity of the sound. Here, v is the velocity Optical technique to study the impact of heavy rain on aircraft performance book the object and a is the velocity of the sound.

Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis Columns Book 3 Book 19 2 Fiduciary Bank Vault B Col. B and Col. B Core the aircraft and building components • Study sensitivity of damage estimates to various uncertainties.

A unique feature of this book is the discussion and analysis of the environmental performance of the aircraft, focusing on topics such as aircraft noise and carbon dioxide emissions. Discover the Author: Antonio Filippone. The novel optical technique is a much simpler measure than conventional G IC testing and thus can potentially be used for quick on-line monitoring during the production of any particle-toughened composite material systems used in primary structures in modern aircraft.

Limitations. Our approach does have its Cited by: 2. Prof. Newman, Page 16 Examples •Examplepg. 90, V-n Simulation •Problem Calculate the thrust required for an aircraft, modeled after a CanadairFile Size: KB.

In the discussion that follows, improvements in aircraft performance will be discussed in terms of (1) environmental considerations, (2) advanced airframe concepts, (3) advanced propulsion concepts, and (4) the potential of a cross-cutting technology of particular interest: nanotechnology.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS. The majority of storms produce light rain or snow that has little if any impact on an engine. Clouds are also made of small ice crystals that have no appreciable effect.

In general, only very intense storms affect engine behavior and aircraft will usually make a detour to avoid storms this strong anyway. The performance myths revolve around the most important areas of operation– takeoff, climb and landing–and each chapter addresses specific.

Baseline Performance of the Towers The baseline performance of the WTC towers under gravity and wind loads was established in order to assess the towers’ ability to withstand those loads safely, and to evaluate the reserve capacity of the towers to withstand unanticipated events such as a.

Case Studies. Our aircraft performance software employs a vast database of widely used commercial aircraft and routes, allowing users to input an almost limitless array of flight variables to deliver an accurate prediction of performance in a number of situations.

viii PREFACE requirements (e.g., from a 4g maneuver capability to 6g) may result in an entirely different aircraft design. Although this book is not about design, constraints for the performance-oriented design selection proc- ess is one of the topics in Chapter 8.

The central idea of this book is to maintain focus on basic aircraft performance. Steadily rising mean and extreme temperatures as a result of climate change will likely impact the air transportation system over the coming decades.

As air temperatures rise at constant pressure, air density declines, resulting in less lift generation by an aircraft wing at a given airspeed and potentially imposing a weight restriction on departing aircraft.

This study presents a general Cited by: maneuverable than traditional aircraft, could be accommodated in the same ways that special missions like aerial surveying are today.

The impact of such missions and performance characteristics on the NAS is, therefore, not unique to UAS, but the need to study their impact is. Comprehend the extent all major factors contribute to performance. Be able to correctly use the performance charts to determine aircraft performance.

Formulate a sound/wise decision of runway, go/no-go, and time of day for take-off etc. based upon performance calculations. Understand aircraft limitations and the reasons they exist. Ohja, Flight Performance of Aircraft,AIAA Education series, P.

Swatton, Aircraft Performance – Theory and practice for pilots, Wiley Aerospace Series, Second edition - Covers some topics that are discussed with relation to the pilot's perspective of aircraft performance. acceleration aerodynamic afterburner aircraft performance aircraft weight airfoil airspeed altitude loss approximately assumed best range camber Chapter climb angle configuration constant altitude cos(y cruise curve decrease density dive drag coefficient drag polar effects energy engine equation fighter flaps flight path flying ft/s ft/sec fuel.

getting to grips with aircraft performance table of contents 3 temperature 76 effect on aerodynamics 76 effect on engines 76 summary 77 runway slope 77 runway conditions (dry, damp, wet, contaminated)77 definitions 78 effect on performance 79 aircraft manufacturer data 82 takeoff performance on wet and contaminated runways This book is a concise, practical treatise for the student or experienced professional aircraft designer.

This first volume comprises key fundamental subjects for aerodynamic performance analysis: the basics of flight mechanics bridging both engineering and piloting perspectives, propulsion system performance attributes, practical drag prediction methods, aircraft; flight performance, and /5(2).

The Rain Testing Rig. Aircraft Areas Prone to Airborne Erosion. How the Rain Test Rig Works. Rain Simulation Levels. Comparison to Practical Simulations.

How Water Droplets Cause Damage. Summary. Background: Modern composites such as Kevlar can protect against knives and bullets, but high-speed rain impact can destroy these materials in minutes. Environmental documentation for airport development projects will continue to be prepared in the current forms, depending on the type of action proposed and its likely environmental effects: Environmental Assessments (EAs), Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), and categorical exclusions.

Study on High Performance Aircraft Additional training requirements 75 8 Analysis of safety data (Robert Breiling, NTSB, EDA) on high performance aircraft 77 Safety studies on high performance aircraft 77 Analysis of accidents and incidents 78 9 Preliminary Regulatory Impact Assessment The thermal environment is an important factor in the design of optical systems.

This study investigated the thermal analysis technology of optical systems for navigation guidance and control in supersonic aircraft by developing empirical equations for the front temperature gradient and rear thermal diffusion distance, and for basic factors such as flying parameters and the structure of the Cited by: 2.

Understanding the Impact of Cognitive Reference Frames on Unmanned Aircraft Operator Workload and Performance Maj Matthew Rabe. Prof. John Hansman. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Environmental and Health Impact of Aviation 8 1.

INTRODUCTION The main purpose of this study is to identify a range of options which the European Parliament could consider and perhaps adopt as European Community strategy relating to the environmental and health impacts of aviation. The objective is not to conduct an exhaustiveFile Size: KB. Keller, J., Leiden, K.

and Small, R. Cognitive task analysis of commercial jet aircraft pilots during instrument approaches for baseline and synthetic vision displays.

In D.C. Foyle, A. Goodman & B.L. Hooey (Eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on Human Performance Modeling of Approach and Landing with Augmented Displays, (NASA/CP-File Size: 1MB. These performance reductions may have a negative economic effect on the airline industry.

Increased weight restrictions have previously been identified as potential impacts of climate change, but this study is the first to quantify the effect of higher temperatures on commercial by: Aircraft Performance Analysis BAE Systems Regional Aircraft maintain a strong capability across all aspects of civil aircraft performance.

Our areas cover the following: Initial drag estimation and aircraft sizing; Preliminary performance modelling (thrust and drag accounting). The purpose of this paper is to help the instructor pilot to understand the performance information contained in the Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM) and how it relates to the real world.

It will cover airport performance for Transport Category turbojet powered business aircraft. Aircraft performance is based on FAR Part Aircraft Performance sets forth a group of tested and proven methods needed to determine the performance of an aircraft.

The central theme of this book is the energy method, which enhances understanding of the standard methods and provides accessibility to advanced topics.

The aircraft is no longer in equilibrium and a change in flight performance will occur. In this case, when lift exceeds weight, the aircraft will accelerate vertically. NASA TECHNICAL NOTE NASA TN D M 0 *o '1. n A SIMPLIFIED FLIGHT-TEST METHOD FOR DETERMINING AIRCRAFT TAKEOFF PERFORMANCE THAT INCLUDES EFFECTS OF PILOT TECHNIQUE by Terry J.

Lurson and Willium G. Schtueikhard Flight. § Aircraft impact assessment. (a) Assessment requirements. (1) applicant listed in paragraph (a)(3) shall perform a design-specific assessment of the effects on the facility of the impact of a large, commercial aircraft.

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