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Rotor Design for the Performance Optimization of Canard Rotor/Wing Aircraft

  • Jae-Woo Lee
  • Kwon-Su Jeon
  • Min-Ji Kim
  • Yung-Hwan Byun
  • Chang J. Kim
  • Yung H. Yu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3984)

Abstract

A program for the sizing and performance analysis is developed for Canard Rotor/Wing (CRW) aircraft which operates in both fixed wing and rotary wing modes. The system characteristics, such as reaction driven rotor system, are analyzed first and then the system design process is defined. The developed program is verified for both fixed wing and rotary wing modes with existing aircraft data and the design optimization process is performed for a reconnaissance mission. For the CRW aircraft optimization for both fixed wing and rotary wing modes, a multi-objective function is constructed using weighting factors. For several design cases with different weighting factors and several design constraints, the optimization analysis is performed and improved results are derived.

Keywords

Design Variable Design Constraint Rotary Wing Design Optimization Process Fixed Wing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jae-Woo Lee
    • 1
  • Kwon-Su Jeon
    • 2
  • Min-Ji Kim
    • 2
  • Yung-Hwan Byun
    • 1
  • Chang J. Kim
    • 3
  • Yung H. Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering 
  2. 2.Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Aerospace Engineering 
  3. 3.Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Next generation Innovative Technology Research InstituteKonkuk UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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