Sduct_UAV

Sduct_UAV - • Easier to Control • Harder to Integrate...

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Development of a Modular Inlet/Engine Section for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Integration AAE 590T February 7, 2003 Ben Stein
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Objectives: Design and Fabricate Stealthy, Delta Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Complete with a Modular Inlet/Engine Section (MIES). Requirements: Delta Wing S-Duct Internally Ducted Engine Modular Inlet/Engine Section
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Airframe Design: Baseline Model Candidates: X-47 Similar Desired Airframe Characteristics May be Hard to Control Must be Scaled Blade RC Jet
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Unformatted text preview: • Easier to Control • Harder to Integrate MIES S-Duct: • Serpentine Duct: – Non Direct Line of Sight with Internal Engine Components – Shorter Inlet Length – Requires Vortex Generators for Flow Separation Control Engine Selection: • Integrate Microturbine Group’s Engine • Use Off-the-Shelf Technology – Microturbine • More Thrust • Requires Fuel • Expensive – Electric Ducted Fan • Less Thrust • Lighter • Cheaper Schedule:...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course AAE 490 taught by Professor Andrisani during the Fall '09 term at Purdue.

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