International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications

Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2021

  • A Flight Load Test Method for Helicopter Rotor Blade

    Jiahong Zheng

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 75-78
    Received: 26 September 2021
    Accepted: 18 October 2021
    Published: 29 October 2021
    Abstract: This paper studies a flight load test method for helicopter blade, including the structural force of helicopter blade, strain gauge bridge modification, load calibration method and the establishment of load calibration equation in the typical maneuvers. First, blade structure of the helicopter was analyzed and the strain gauges were pasted in the l... Show More
  • An Investigation of the Longitudinal Dynamic Stability of a Box-Wing Aircraft

    Paul Olugbeji Jemitola, Paul Peter Okonkwo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2021
    Pages: 79-84
    Received: 19 October 2021
    Accepted: 15 November 2021
    Published: 27 November 2021
    Abstract: This study was undertaken to identify the longitudinal dynamic characteristics of the Box-Wing Aircraft. Research on the Box Wing aircraft gained traction following increasing demand for an environmental friendly aircraft that would reduce noise and pollutant emissions. The Box-Wing Aircraft is renowned for its potential aerodynamics advantages ove... Show More