MEM425F09.HW1

MEM425F09.HW1 - wing loading(weight-to-wingarea W/S ratio...

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Home work #1 (due 10/01/09) Relevance to Program Outcomes a-k : a, k 1. Identify any two airplanes (fixed wing, not rotary) that pick your interest. Explain what makes them interesting and what you think are its implications. 2. Tabulate all relevant data you collect on these aircrafts; geometry, weight, aerodynamics, propulsion, etc. Use technical terms as appropriate, such as wing-span, aspect ratio,… 3. Roughly estimate the maximum coefficients of Lift and Drag based on the data available for these aircraft. Also estimate the
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Unformatted text preview: wing loading (weight-to-wingarea W/S ratio) and the thrust-to-weight T/W ratio. This is an open ended home work. The accuracy of the numbers is not important, but you need to explain clearly how you determined them. Include reference to the source for your information. B2 http://boeing.com/defense-space/military/b2bomber/b2spec.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B-2_Spirit sr71 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SR-71_Blackbird http://www.lockheedmartin.com/aboutus/history/SR71Blackbird.html...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2009 for the course MEM 425 taught by Professor Yousuff during the Spring '08 term at Drexel.

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