Design of a Wing with Bell-shaped Span-load using VLM Method
Vinayak Bembrekar,Akshay Rasane, Ajay Jadhav, Om Vaishnav, Sandip Mirdude"Design of a Wing with Bell-shaped Span-load using VLM Method", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V59(4),182-185 May 2018. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
The bell-shaped span-wise load distribution in aircrafts has a potential of eliminating the problem of adverse yaw in aircrafts. This study focuses the reduction in induced drag that could be achieved in the such a model when compared with conventional elliptical span-wise load distribution. The analysis of this model was performed using the vortex lattice method, to determine the flight characteristics and the distribution of Lift and drag forces acting the wing.
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Bell shaped span load, Adverse yaw stabilisation, flying wing, Induced drag, Blended wing body, Vortex lattice method.