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Vortex Wakes of Aircrafts

A. I. Zhelannikov

Published by Springer
ISBN 10: 3642242464 / ISBN 13: 9783642242465
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Title: Vortex Wakes of Aircrafts

Publisher: Springer

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Paperback. 154 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.4in.Investigation of vortex wakes behind various aircraft, especially behind wide bodied and heavy cargo ones, is of both scientific and practical in terest. The vortex wakes shed from the wings trailing edge are long lived and attenuate only atdistances of1012kmbehindthe wake generating aircraft. The encounter of other aircraft with the vortex wake of a heavy aircraft is open to catastrophic hazards. For example, air refueling is adangerous operationpartly due to thepossibility of the receiver aircrafts encountering the trailing wake of the tanker aircraft. It is very important to know the behavior of vortex wakes of aircraft during theirtakeoff andlanding operations whenthe wakes canpropagate over the airports ground surface and be a serious hazard to other depart ing or arriving aircraft. This knowledge can help in enhancing safety of aircrafts movements in the terminal areas of congested airports where the threat of vortex encounters limits passenger throughput. Theoreticalinvestigations of aircraft vortex wakes arebeingintensively performedinthe major aviationnations. Usedforthispurpose are various methods for mathematical modeling of turbulent flows: direct numerical simulation based on the NavierStokes equations, large eddy simulation using the NavierStokes equations in combination with subrigid scale modeling, simulation based on the Reynolds equations closed with a differential turbulence model. These approaches are widely used in works of Russian and other countries scientists. It should be emphasized that the experiments in wind tunnels and studies of natural vortex wakes behind heavy and light aircraft in flight experiments are equally important. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783642242465

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