Wake Vortex Control

Wake Vortex Control : Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press Aerospace Series

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Bringing together for the first time in the English language a wealth of Eastern and Western research and practical developments, Wake Vortex Control addresses the challenging issue of wake turbulence and its management. Covering relevant theoretical background, past work and modeling techniques alongside regulatory frameworks and operational issues, the book takes an interdisciplinary approach and highlights essential research that has moved the field forward. Critically, it considers in detail the design implications of wake vortex, promoting an approach that sees low wake vortex wing development taken into account in the early stages of aircraft design. Featuring examples of current control techniques and practical design advice, Wake Vortex Control will help researchers, engineers and designers to move closer towards aircraft optimization for maximum performance and minimum wake hazard.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 100 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0124077137
  • 9780124077133

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of wake vortex Chapter 2: Hazards of wake vortex Chapter 3: Academic basis of wake vortex control Chapter 4: Numerical simulation of wake vortex control Chapter 5: Aircraft wake research in North America Chapter 6: Wake vortex control in Europe Chapter 7: Aerodynamic tailoring of low- turbulence wings Chapter 8: Philosophy of airport operation with respect to wake turbulence Chapter 9: Alternative treatments of wake vortex control Chapter 10: Airworthiness for wake avoidance References
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About Juergen Kompenhans

Professor and head of the fluid mechanics laboratory at Xiamen University, Fujian, China. Head of the Department, Experimental Methods, at the Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology (IAS), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Gottingen.
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