A new VTOL propelled wing for flying cars: critical bibliographic analysis

TRANCOSSI, Michele, HUSSAIN, Mohammad, SHIVESH, Sharma and PASCOA, J (2017). A new VTOL propelled wing for flying cars: critical bibliographic analysis. SAE Technical Papers, 01 (2144), 1-14.

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Abstract

This paper is a preliminary step in the direction of the definition of a radically new wing concept that has been conceived to maximize the lift even at low speeds. It is expected to equip new aerial vehicle concepts that aim to compete against helicopters and tilt rotors. They aim achieving very good performance at very low speed (5 to 30 m/s) by mean of an innovative concept of morphing ducted-fan propelled wing that has been designed to maximize the lift force. This paper presents an effective bibliographic analysis of the problem that is a preliminary necessary step in the direction of the preliminary design of the wing. A preliminary CFD evaluation allows demonstrating that the claimed results are in line with the initial expectations. According to the CFD, results it has been produced a preliminary energetic evaluation of the vehicle in a flying car configuration by EMIPS method. Even if the results are still preliminary, they allow evidencing a good energy efficiency of the vehicle against helicopters.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Derived from the Final Year Project of the students. Paper number 2107-01-2144. (Publisher required paper restricted from 24 September 2022)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coanda effect, Hyperlift, Propelled, wing, morphing, CFD, wing, Coanda effect, morphing wing, propelled wing
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Engineering Research
Departments: Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences > Engineering and Mathematics
Identification Number: 10.4271/2017-01-2144
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Depositing User: Michele Trancossi
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2017 10:46
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2017 19:51
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/16848

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