By Ranjan Ganguli, Dipali Thakkar, Sathyamangalam Ramanarayanan Viswamurthy
Exploiting the homes of piezoelectric fabrics to reduce vibration in rotor-blade actuators, this booklet demonstrates the opportunity of shrewdpermanent helicopter rotors to accomplish the smoothness of journey linked to jet-engined, fixed-wing plane. Vibration keep watch over is effected utilizing the innovations of trailing-edge flaps and active-twist. The authors’ optimization-based technique indicates the benefit of a number of trailing-edge flaps and algorithms for full-authority regulate of twin trailing-edge-flap actuators are provided. Hysteresis nonlinearity in piezoelectric stack actuators is highlighted and compensated through use of one other set of rules. the assumption of reaction surfaces offers for optimum placement of trailing-edge flaps.
The notion of energetic twist contains the employment of piezoelectrically caused shear actuation in rotating beams. Shear is then proven for a thin-walled aerofoil-section rotor blade lower than feedback-control vibration minimization. lively twist is proven to be major in decreasing vibration as a result of dynamic stall. The exposition of rules, fabrics and algorithms during this monograph is supported by means of huge reporting of effects from numerical simulations of clever helicopter rotors.
This monograph can be a worthy resource of reference for researchers and engineers with backgrounds in aerospace, mechanical and electric engineering attracted to shrewdpermanent fabrics and vibration control.
Advances in commercial Control goals to file and inspire the move of know-how up to the mark engineering. The swift improvement of keep an eye on know-how has an impression on all components of the keep watch over self-discipline. The sequence deals a chance for researchers to offer a longer exposition of recent paintings in all facets of business control.
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Extra resources for Smart Helicopter Rotors: Optimization and Piezoelectric Vibration Control
Helicopter Soc. : Development and evaluation of the main rotor bifilar absorber. : Optimum design of rotor blades for vibration reduction in forward flight. J. Am. Helicopter Soc. : Structural optimization with aeroelastic constraints of rotor blades with straight and swept tips. AIAA J. : Integrated aerodynamic load/dynamic optimization of helicopter rotor blades. J. Aircr. : A multidisciplinary optimization approach for vibration reduction in helicopter rotor blades. Comput. Math. Appl. : Aeroelastic optimization of a helicopter rotor with composite coupling.
Blades were made of composite materials and had a built in pretwist of 12◦ . The rotor was three bladed and fully articulated. 8 Active Twist Rotors 21 rotorcraft was discussed in terms of performance including economic merit, weight, and power consumption. IDEPFC is a variation on traditional PFC (piezo-fiber composites). These incorporate active material fibers in a composite ply lay-up. The PFC’s are actuated by digitated electrodes and hence are known as IDEPFC. A structural analysis was performed to assess the structural integrity and strength parameters of the active blade configuration.
In: Proceedings of the 11th European Rotorcraft Forum, London, UK, pp. 5 (1985) 52. : Helicopter individual blade control research at MIT 1977–1985. Vertica 11(1/2), 109–122 (1987) 53. : Design and first tests of individual blade control actuators. In: Proceedings of the 16th European Rotorcraft Forum, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (1990) 54. : Vibratory loads reduction testing of the NASA/Army/MIT active twist rotor. J. Am. Helicopter Soc. 47(2), 123–133 (2002) 55. : New developments in vibration reduction with actively controlled trailing edge flaps.
Smart Helicopter Rotors: Optimization and Piezoelectric Vibration Control by Ranjan Ganguli, Dipali Thakkar, Sathyamangalam Ramanarayanan Viswamurthy