33. Aeroelastic tailoring of high-aspect-ratio composite joined-wing UAV

Xiaomao Chen1, Jinglong Han2

State Key Lab of Mechanics and Control for Mechanical Structures,
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1chenxiaomao_2006@163.com, 2hjlae@nuaa.edu.cn

Received 18 April 2017; accepted 21 April 2017

DOI https://doi.org/10.21595/mme.2017.18505


Abstract. For the high-aspect-ratio composite joined-wing UAV, as the geometric nonlinear significant effect, nonlinear aeroelastic analysis method should be applied when study its aeroelastic tailoring method. In the paper, based on the secondary development of MSC/Nastran software with Direct matrix abstraction programme language, with the adopting the multidisciplinary design optimization platform Isight software integrating the MSC/Nastran software analysis, modules of the static aeroelastic analysis, nonlinear static analysis and flutter analysis, a nonlinear aeroelastic tailoring method for high –aspect-ratio composite joined-wing UAV has been presented. Example show that, the method proposed in this paper not only can solve nonlinear aeroelastic tailoring of high-aspect-ratio composite joined-wing UAV problem, but also can be applied to complex engineering structure.

Keywords: high-aspect-ratio, joined-wing UAV, aeroelastic tailoring, nonlinear.


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Cite this article

Chen Xiaomao, Han Jinglong Aeroelastic tailoring of high‑aspect-ratio composite joined‑wing UAV. Mathematical Models in Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2017, p. 41‑48.


Mathematical Models in Engineering. June 2017, Volume 3, Issue 1

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