Advanced In-Flight Measurement Techniques, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 364234738X
  • ISBN-13: 9783642347382
  • DDC: 629.13453
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The book presents a synopsis of the main results achieved during the 3 year EU-project 'Advanced Inflight Measurement Techniques (AIM)' which applied advanced image based measurement techniques to industrial flight testing. The book is intended to be not only an overview on the AIM activities but also a guide on the application of advanced optical measurement techniques for future flight testing. Furthermore it is a useful guide for engineers in the field of experimental methods and flight testing who face the challenge of a future requirement for the development of highly accurate non-intrusive in-flight measurement techniques.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Abbreviations and Symbols.
1: Introduction.
2: Foreword to the Proceedings of the Final Workshop.
3: AIM: An Introduction to the Project.
4: Wing Deformation Studies.
5: Highly Accurate Aircraft In-Flight Wing Deformation Measurements Based on Image Correlation.
6: IPCT Ground Vibration Measurements on a Small Aircraft.
7: In-Flight IPCT Wing Deformation Measurements on a Small Aircraft.
8: Assessment of IPCT for Wing Deformation Measurements on Small Aircrafts.
9: IPCT Wing Deformation Measurements on a Large Transport Aircraft.
10: Propeller Deformation Studies.
11: Propeller Deformation Study on an P 180 Push Propeller Aircraft.
12: Image Based Propeller Deformation Measurements on the Piaggio P 180.
13: Assessment of Propeller Deformation Measurement Techniques for Industrial Application.
14: Helicopter Investigations.
15: Towards In-Flight Measurements of Helicopter Blade Tip Vortices.
16: 1.5 μm LIDAR for Helicopter Blade Tip Vortex Detection.
17: Blade Deformation Measurements with IPCT on an EC 135 Helicopter Rotor.
18: Applications of Infrared Technology to Helicopter Flight Testing.
19: Flow Measurements.
20: In-Flight Application of Pressure Sensitive Paint.
21: Development of Particle Image Velocimetry for In-Flight Flow Measurement.
22: Ground Based Large Scale Wake Vortex Investigations by Means of Particle Image Velocimetry: A Feasibility Study.
23: Investigation of Background Pattern for the Outdoor Application of the BOS Method.
24: The Application of Background Oriented Schlieren Method to Aircraft Wake Vortex Investigations.
25: Sensors and Actuators for Laminar Flow Flight Experiments.