Journal of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

 ISSN: 2578-6350

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  Dr. Ephraim Suhir
  Portland State University, USA

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/441 Volume 4 Issue 1

Bonded Tri-Material Specimen Subjected to Shear-Off Testing: Predicted Interfacial Stresses

Authors: E Suhir
A physically meaningful and easy-to-use analytical model based on the concept of the interfacial compliance is developed for the evaluation of the interfacial shearing stresses at failure from the mea... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/440 Volume 4 Issue 1

Aerodynamic Characteristics of the Blended-Wing-Body VTOL UAV

Authors: Parisa Footohi, Adrien Bouskela and Sergey Shkarayev
The aerodynamic characteristics of blended-wing-body (BWB) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities (VTOL) were investigated in the present study. A novel layout of... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/439 Volume 4 Issue 1

Effects of Forebody Geometry on Side Forces on a Cylindrical Afterbody at High Angles of Attack

Authors: Timucin Serdaroglu, Hamed Pahlavani and I Bedii Ozdemir
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of the forebody geometry on the asymmetric side forces, separations and vortex shedding behind the vehicles at high angles of attack. It rep... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/422/438 Volume 3 Issue 2

Public Perception of Drones... or Should that be Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems?

Authors: Graham Wild, John Murray, Ayiei Ayiei, Mithun Abdu Sathar Eqbal and Eranga Batuwangala
The media coverage of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) has highlighted some issues, particularly in terms of security and privacy concerns. As such, it is essential to understand the public's... Read more

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Short Note   |   10.36959/422/437 Volume 3 Issue 1

Predicted Useful Lifetime of Aerospace Electronics Experiencing Ionizing Radiation: Application of BAZ Model

Authors: A Ponomarev and E Suhir
The objective of the analysis is to demonstrate how the Boltzmann-Arrhenius-Zhurkov (BAZ) model, originally suggested by Zhurkov in the kinetic concept of the strength of solids as a generalization of... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/422/436 Volume 3 Issue 1

Review of Structural Issues in the Design of a Box Wing Aircraft

Authors: Paul Jemitola and Paul Okonkwo
Box wing aircraft weight issues, structural interactions as well as inter-wing joint designs differ remarkably from Conventional Cantilever Wing configuration and present design challenges which have ... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/422/435 Volume 3 Issue 1

Design and CFD Analysis of a Blended Wing UAV (A Conceptual Design)

Authors: Tayyab Khan
Aerodynamic Forces mainly lift and Drag acting on an aircraft, are directly related to the geometry and wing profile of an aircraft. In this research we first designed a blended wing UAV (using X48B a... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/422/434 Volume 2 Issue 1

Photon Mass

Authors: SA Orlov
The atomic structure is presented on the basis of the theory of vortex gravitation. The feasibility and calculation of the values of the density and mass of electromagnetic particles are proposed. A c... Read more

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Review Article   |   10.36959/422/433 Volume 2 Issue 1

Low-Cycle-Fatigue Failures of Solder Material in Electronics Packaging: Analytical Modeling Enables to Predict and Possibly Prevent Them-Review

Authors: E Suhir
This review paper is based mostly on the author's recent publications and addresses the application of analytical ("mathematical") predictive modeling to understand the physics and mechanics of the be... Read more

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Original Research Article   |   10.36959/422/432 Volume 2 Issue 1

Towards an Airfoil Catalogue for Wind Turbine Blades at IDR/UPM Institute with OpenFOAM

Authors: F Sorribes Palmer, L Donisi, S Pindado, O Gomez Ortega and M Ogueta Gutierrez
A methodology to efficiently simulate wind tunnel tests of several airfoils with OpenFOAM has been developed in this work. This methodology bridges OpenFOAM capabilities with MATLAB post-processing in... Read more

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Original Research Article   |   10.36959/422/431 Volume 1 Issue 2

Active Flutter Suppression of Stochastic Airfoil with Uncertain Pitch Stiffness

Authors: Wu Cunli and Tong Fang
Flutter suppression of a typical airfoil with uncertain pitch stiffness by feedback control of its trailing-edge surface is analyzed. The pitch stiffness coefficient is modeled by a quadratic function... Read more

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Original Research   |   10.36959/422/430 Volume 1 Issue 2

A Thorough Study on the Temporal Accuracy of ALE-URANS Solvers with and Without Respecting Geometric Conservation Law

Authors: A Mosahebi and E Laurendeau
The importance of satisfying the Geometric Conservation Law (GCL) to maintain second-order temporal accuracy for flow evaluations on dynamic grids are investigated for a Finite Volume Method (FVM)-bas... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/429 Volume 1 Issue 2

Occupational and Residential Exposures to Infrasound and Low Frequency Noise in Aerospace Professionals: Flawed Assumptions, Inappropriate Quantification of Acoustic Environments, and the Inability to Determine Dose-Response Values

Authors: Mariana Alves-Pereira and Huub HC Bakker
Professionals within the aerospace industry are often required to remain within acoustic environments characterized by a predominance of low frequency and infrasound components. Safety-and-health-in-t... Read more

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Original Research Article   |   10.36959/422/428 Volume 1 Issue 2

Dynamic Response and Vibration Control of a Planar Tensegrity Beam under El Centro Seismic Excitation

Authors: Xiaodong Feng
Tensegrity systems are mechanical structures made of struts in compression, kept in stable equilibrium by a network of cables in tension, they are a class of mechanical structures which are highly con... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/427 Volume 1 Issue 2

Critically Evaluating Mechanics of Structure Genome-Based Micromechanics Approach

Authors: Hamsasew M Sertse, Liang Zhang and Wenbin Yu
The objective of this paper is to critically evaluate the accuracy and efficiency of a general-purpose micromechanics approach based on the Mechanics of Structure Genome (MSG), when it is applied to t... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/426 Volume 1 Issue 1

On the Dynamics of Tensegrity Bridges

Authors: Gerardo Carpentieri and Robert E Skelton
This paper describes the nonlinear dynamics of planar tensegrity bridges designed for minimal mass. The three-dimensional bridge benefits by the planar analysis in the most important manner relating t... Read more

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Research Article   |   10.36959/422/425 Volume 1 Issue 1

Instrumental Methodology for the Study of Vestibule-Ocular Reflex Associated to Spatial Disorientation Induced by Random Movements of a Human Gyroscope

Authors: Geovanny Palomino Roldan, R Mora Martinez and Ernesto Suaste Gomez
The present methodology describes a register system of ocular and head movements in a human gyroscope, whose purpose was to observe the behavior of the vestibulo-ocular reflex. Two stages compound the... Read more

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Original Article   |   10.36959/422/424 Volume 1 Issue 1

Numerical Simulation of Aerodynamic Penalties of the DHC-6 Twin Otter Aircraft in Heavy Rain

Authors: Benyin Lv, Yihua Cao and Zhenlong Wu
Numerical simulations are conducted on the DHC-6 Twin Otter wing and horizontal tailplane to explore the aerodynamic penalties that affect airfoil performance in heavy rain conditions. An Eulerian-Lag... Read more

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Original Article   |   10.36959/422/423 Volume 1 Issue 1

Effects of a Full Scale Aircraft Immersed within a Large Aviation-Fuel Fire in Crosswind on the Flame Shape - A Numerical Study

Authors: GD Wang and HY Wang
Large Eddy Simulation combined with an Eddy Dissipation Concept (EDC) combustion model shows the feasibility for simulations of a full scale aircraft immersed within a large aviation-fuel fire in a mo... Read more

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE   |   10.36959/422/422 Volume 1 Issue 1

A Modified Particle Filter for SINS/SAR Integrated Navigation

Authors: Haifeng Yan, Bingbing Gao, Yongmin Zhong, Shesheng Gao and Chengfan Gu
This paper presents a modified particle filter for SINS/SAR (Strap-down Inertial Navigation System/Synthetic Aperture Radar) integrated navigation. This method is developed by adopting Markov Chain Mo... Read more

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE   |   10.36959/422/421 Volume 1 Issue 1

Model Predictive Filtering Based Neural Networks for GPS GDOP Approximation

Authors: Yi Yang, Shesheng Gao, Yongmin Zhong and Chengfan Gu
This paper presents a new method to calculate the geometric dilution of precision (GDOP) of GPS by incorporating the concept of model predictive filtering in the training process of neural networks to... Read more

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