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Conceptual Design of Aeroelastic Demonstrator for Whirl Flutter Simulation

Authors: J. Cecrdle, J. Malecek

Abstract:

This paper deals with the conceptual design of the new aeroelastic demonstrator for the whirl flutter simulation. The paper gives a theoretical background of the whirl flutter phenomenon and describes the events of the whirl flutter occurrence in the aerospace practice. The second part is focused on the experimental research of the whirl flutter on aeroelastic similar models. Finally the concept of the new aeroelastic demonstrator is described. The demonstrator represents the wing and engine of the twin turboprop commuter aircraft including a driven propeller. It allows the changes of the main structural parameters influencing the whirl flutter stability characteristics. It is intended for the experimental investigation of the whirl flutter in the wind tunnel. The results will be utilized for validation of analytical methods and software tools.

Keywords: Aeroelasticity, flutter, whirl flutter, W-WING demonstrator

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1328440

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