Dynamic Nonlinear Aeroelastic Model of a Kite for Power Generation

  title={Dynamic Nonlinear Aeroelastic Model of a Kite for Power Generation},
  author={Allert Bosch and Roland Schmehl and Paolo Tiso and Daniel Jean Rixen},
  journal={Journal of Guidance Control and Dynamics},
chord length, camber, and thickness per section, and it is derived by fitting precomputed data from computational fluiddynamicanalysis.Toreducecomputationtimes,localdynamicdeformationphenomenaareneglected.Foreach integration time step, the steady aerodynamic loading is determined first and then used to update the static equilibriumshape ofthewing.Thisstaticaeroelastic modelis embedded inadynamicsystemmodelthatincludesthe tether, bridle lines, and kite control unit. The iterative approach can… 

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