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Airframe structural dynamic considerations in rotor design optimization
An an overview and discussion of those aspects of airframe structural dynamics that have a strong influence on rotor design optimization is provided. Primary emphasis is on vibration requirements.
Experiences at Langley Research Center in the application of optimization techniques to helicopter airframes for vibration reduction
A NASA/industry rotorcraft structural dynamics program known as Design Analysis Methods for VIBrationS (DAMVIBS) was initiated at Langley Research Center in 1984 with the objective of establishing
HOVERCRAFT RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Hovercraft research at the University of Southampton has been in the general field of hovercraft motion and stability. In this article the author discusses his research papers written between 1967
Rotorcraft airframe structural optimization for combined vibration and fatigue constraints
This paper addresses the application of a formal optimization technique in rotorcraft airframe structural design studies to reduce the structural weight, to lower airframe vibrations, and to enhance
Airframe design considerations: Overview
Aspects of airframe structural dynamics that have a strong influence on rotor design optimization are presented . Primary emphasis is on vibration requirements. The constraints imposed on rotor
Optimization of helicopter airframe structures for vibration reduction - Considerations, formulations, and applications
Several key issues involved in the application of formal optimization technique to helicopter airframe structures for vibration reduction are addressed. Considerations which are important in the
Design sensitivity analysis of rotorcraft airframe structures for vibration reduction
Optimization of rotorcraft structures for vibration reduction was studied. The objective of this study is to develop practical computational procedures for structural optimization of airframes
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