Aircraft Wake Turbulence and Its Detection: Proceedings of a Symposium on Aircraft Wake Turbulence held in Seattle, Washington, September 1-3, 1970. Sponsored jointly by the Flight Sciences Laboratory, Boeing Scientific Research Laboratories and the Air F

Aircraft Wake Turbulence and Its Detection: Proceedings of a Symposium on Aircraft Wake Turbulence held in Seattle, Washington, September 1-3, 1970. Sponsored jointly by the Flight Sciences Laboratory, Boeing Scientific Research Laboratories and the Air F

by John Olsen (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468483482
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 05/06/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971
Pages: 602
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Keynote Address.- Aircraft Wakes: A New Look at a Classical Problem.- Fundamental Problems.- The Velocity of Viscous Vortex Rings.- Studies in the Motion and Decay of Vortices.- Transport of a Vortex Wake in a Stably Stratified Atmosphere.- Experimental Methods.- Split-Film Anemometer Sensors for Three-Dimensional Velocity-Vector Measurement.- Sub-Scale Modeling of Aircraft Trailing Vortices.- The Utility of Doppler Radar in the Study of Aircraft Wing-Tip Vortices.- Application of Laser Doppler Systems to Vortex Measurement and Detection.- Wake Formation and Character.- An Analysis of Flight Measurements in the Wake of a Jet Transport Aircraft.- Vortex Control.- The Effect of a Drooped Wing Tip on Its Trailing Vortex System.- Some Work at the Royal Aircraft Establishment on the Behaviour of Vortex Wakes.- Span Loading and Formation of Wake.- An Experimental Investigation of Trailing Vortices Behind a Wing with a Vortex Dissipator.- Vortex Wake Development and Aircraft Dynamics.- Measurements of Boeing 747, Lockheed C5A and Other Aircraft Vortex Wake Characteristics by Tower Fly-by Technique.- Flight Evaluation of the Wing Vortex Wake Generated by Large Jet Transports.- Stability and Decay.- An Assessment of Dominant Mechanisms in Vortex-Wake Decay.- Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Stability of a Vortex Pair.- Structure of a Line Vortex in an Imposed Strain.- A New Look at the Dynamics of Vortices with Finite Cores.- Decay of an Isolated Vortex.- Decay of a Vortex Pair Behind an Aircraft.- Results of Trailing Vortex Studies in a Towing Tank.- Interactions with Vortex Wakes.- Results of the Boeing Company Wake Turbulence Test Program.- Aircraft Response to Turbulence Including Wakes.- Airloads and Moments on an Aircraft Flying Over a Pair of Inclined Trailing Vortices.- Aircraft Wake Turbulence Controllability Experiment.- Fog Formation and Dispersal by Trailing Vortices.- An Estimate of the Power Required to Eliminate Trailing Vortices by Suction.- Panel Discussion.- Conclusions.- Author Index.

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