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Practical intake aerodynamic design

Author: E L Goldsmith; J Seddon
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications, ©1993.
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Provides the experiences of authors who have been closely involved in the design of air intakes for both airframe and engine manufacturers. It includes data from systematic experimental measurements  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E L Goldsmith; J Seddon
ISBN: 0632031034 9780632031030
OCLC Number: 29861251
Description: xxiii, 434 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Aerodynamic Factors in Design: Introduction, Mass flow and pressure recovery, Intake types, The boundary layer problem, The problem of matching, Engine compatibility, Variable geometry, Intake drag, References; Chapter 2 Intake-Engine Compatibility: Background, Description of flow distortion - sources of distortion, distortion measurement, distortion descriptors, Dynamic-distortion analysis - intake distortion characteristics, manoeuvre envelopes, flow problem diagnosis, Engine distortion response - compression system stability, performance, Engine distortion tolerance - Reynolds number index, Power offtake, Stability assessment procedures, References; Chapter 3 Intake/Airframe integration for combat aircraft: Introduction, Technology implementation in current aircraft, Airframe/intake integration design goals, Side-mounted intakes, fuselage flow fields and intake performance, Effect of fuselage shape on side-mounted intake flow fields, Side-mounted intake performance: horizontal compression ramp, Side-mounted intake performance - axismmetric half-cone intakes, Side-mounted intake performance - pitot intakes, Shielded intakes - fuselage/wing flow fields and intake performance - Effect of shielding on intake flow fields, Shielded intake performance - rectangular intakes, Shielded intake performance - axisymmetric half-cone intakes, Shielded intake performance - pitot intakes, Top-mounted intakes - Effect of wing/strake design on top-mounted intake flow fields, Top-mounted intake performance, References; Chapter 4 Introduction and background: Definitions, Matching of intake and engine airflow, Intake sizing for subsonic speeds, Calculation of spillage drag, Optimum intake performance, Jaguar, Intake sizing, Pressure recovery for alternative intakes, Tornado, Intake choice, Intake description, Tornado intake control, Intake structural loads, Intake to airframe aerodynamic interaction, Intake/engine compatibility, Engine-face total-pressure distortion, Swirl, Other aircraft, New combat aircraft, Research wind-tunnel testing, Effect of high angles of attack, Swirl suppression, Guidelines for strike/fighter intake design - Design requirements, Engine interface, Intake choice, Test Programmes, Distortion assessment, Performance assessment, References; Chapter 5 Transport Aircraft Intake Design: Introduction, The subsonic transport intake, General design, Variable geometry, Practical design and references, Mach number 2+ supersonic transport air intake, General design, The Concorde-tye air intake solution, Mach number 3 supersonic transport air intake, General aspects, Intake installation, Rectangular mixed compression intake for the XB70, Axisymmetric mixed compression intake (Boeing, M=2.2SST project), Lockhead SR71 and other variants of axisymmetric mixed compression intake, Mach number 4 to 6 intakes, Requisite technologies, Specific applications, Mach number 6+ to 8 air intakes for first stage accelerators, Air intakes for scramjet propulsion, Mach number 8 to 25+, References; Chapter 6 VSTOL Aircraft and their intakes: Introduction, General concepts and specific examples of flight tested vehicles, Fixed, direct lift engine intakes, Rotating engine intakes, Fixed horizontal engines with flow diverters, Performance of VSTOL intakes in static and transient conditions, Vertical axis inlet, Horizontal axis intake of the Harrier type, Rotating axis intake of the VJ-101, Specific examples of VSTOL intakes, Fixed, direct lift engine intakes, Rotating lift engines, Fixed horizontal engine with flow diverter, References; Chapter 7 Intakes for vertical landing aircraft: Introduction, practical design, Design for low speeds, High speed consideration affect low speed design, Intake face sweep, Boundary layer bleed system - wedge diverter, Boundary layer bleed slot, Auxiliary inlets, Static pressure distortion, Supersonic interregnum, Harrier intakes, General, Continuous slot intake, Spillage drag and cowl shaping, AV8B/Harrier GR5, The future: ASTOVL, References; Chapter 8 Intakes for missiles with air-breathing propulsion: Introduction, The relevance of air-breathing engines for missiles, Types of air-breathing propulsion, Specific problems of missile intakes, Configuration evolution and constraints, Early configurations, Operation Constraints, More recent developments, Isolated intakes, Intakes for subsonic or lower supersonic speed missiles, Supersonic intakes, Fuselage flow field, Zero incidence, Non-zero incidence, Missile configurations, Electromagnetic detection, Types of steering, Possible configurations with circular fuselages, Fuselage equipped with wings or strakes, Fuselage with non-circular cross-sections, Performance prediction, Isolated intakes, Flow field around the fuselage, Mounted intakes, Air-breathing missile design, Test Facilities, Isolated supersonic intakes, Conclusion, References; Chapter 9 Application of computational fluid dynamics to inlets: Introduction, Fundamental equations, Potential flow analysis, Euler analysis, Boundary layer analysis, Parabolized navier-stokes analysis, Concluding remarks; References
Responsibility: edited by E.L. Goldsmith and J. Seddon.


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