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Efficient aeroelastic computational tools for helicopter vibration control development

Grant number: 16/50477-6
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: April 01, 2017 - March 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Aerospace Engineering - Aerodynamics
Cooperation agreement: Carleton University
Mobility Program: SPRINT - Projetos de pesquisa - Mobilidade
Principal Investigator:João Luiz Filgueiras de Azevedo
Grantee:João Luiz Filgueiras de Azevedo
Principal investigator abroad: Fred Nitzsch
Institution abroad: Carleton University, Canada
Home Institution: Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço (IAE). Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia Aeroespacial (DCTA). Ministério da Defesa (Brasil). São José dos Campos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/07375-0 - CeMEAI - Center for Mathematical Sciences Applied to Industry, AP.CEPID

Abstract

Evaluation of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) efficient tools for the prediction of the vibration characteristics of helicopter blades operating in the aerodynamic flow typical of helicopter rotors. Evaluation of applicability of these CFD tools in the synthesis of closed-Ioop control algorithms designed to reduce the vibration transmitted to the fuselage. Organization of large collaboration project involving Carleton University, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, industrial partners and FAPESP in Brazil. (AU)