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A Fundamental approach to the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings

A Fundamental approach to the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings

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Published by The Center in Hampton, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Wings,
  • Insects -- United States -- Flight

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby N.S. Eiss, Jr. ... [et al.] ; prepared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, STAD, NASA-Langley Research Center
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 173721, NASA contractor report -- 173721
    ContributionsEiss, N. S, Langley Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dept. of Chemistry
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14928730M

      The maneuvers of flying insects are unmatched by even the best pilots, and this might be due to the fact that these critters don't obey the same aerodynamic laws as airplanes, a . Stick Insect's Wings Stick insect forewings are tough opaque tegmina, short and covering only the base part of the hind wings at rest. Hind wings from costa to Cubitus are tough and opaque like the forewings. The large anal area are membranous and folded in fan-like manner. There are no or very few branching in Stick Insect wing veins.


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A Fundamental approach to the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings Download PDF EPUB FB2

FINAL REPORT A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH TO THE STICKING OF INSECT RESIDUES TO AIRCRAFT WINGS BY O. YI, N. EISS AND J. WIGHTHAN VIRGINIA POLYTECllNIC INSTI'rUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY NORRIS llAI.L BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA Telephone.

Get this from a library. A Fundamental approach to the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings. [N S Eiss; Langley Research Center.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Chemistry.;].

A Fundamental approach to the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings [microform] / by N.S. Eiss, Jr. [et al.] ; prepared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, STAD, NASA-Langley Research Center The Center Hampton, Va. The sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings is investigated.

The major topics of this review are: Experimentally tested methods, testing techniques, the effect of surface roughness height on aerodynamic drag, materials tested and, the adhesive properties of insect body fluids are reviewedAuthor: J.

Wightman and Jr. Eiss. A fundamental study of the sticking of insect residues to aircraft wings: annual technical report. [N S Eiss; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Uncoated and polymer coated metal substrates were analyzed by SEM/ESCA/IRS before and following collision with insects.

Critical surface tensions of unexposed Nyebar and poly sulfone coatings were 10 and 33 dynes/cm, respectively, as determined from contact angles. A total of 95% of insect residues collected belong to order Diptera.

This project aims to study the effect of surface energy on the sticking of insects to aircraft wings. The approach taken was to determine the critical surface tensions of polymer films cast on ferrotype plates and using similar plates to collect bug residues in a road test. In the latter case, prepared plates were mounted on top of automobiles.

Insect contamination on aircraft leading edge surfaces can result in premature transition of the boundary layer, leading to an increase in skin friction drag and fuel consumption.

An evaluation of candidate anti-contamination coatings was undertaken. Coatings were characterized before impact by: 3. Leading edge contamination caused by insects is problematic for modern aircraft utilizing laminar flow aerofoils.

The residue of crushed insect bodies adhering to aircraft leading edge surfaces can cause transition of the boundary layer. Leading edge contamination on aircraft wings and wind turbine blades can occur through the accumulation of insect residues, which can then increase drag by causing an earlier transition of the.

bird wings function on different physics principles of lift B. insect wings are vestigial **C. the wings are not homologous structures with a common ancestral origin.

they did not evolve in the same region or live at the same time period. Aerodynamics and the Origin of Insect Flight C. Ellington Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CEJ, UK 1 Introduction 2 Early insects Fossil record Protopterygotes The first flights 3 Basic aerodynamics Fluid forces Reynolds number A miscellany of force coefficients Mechanics of gliding Cited by:   The evolution of wings was the central adaptation allowing insects to escape predators, exploit scattered resources, and disperse into new niches, resulting in radiations into vast numbers of.

Observed Insect Cont,amination and Fly Erosion in Flight D, Johnson (ref. 2) investigates character and distribution Of insect contamination on the wings of three aircraft (Armstrong Whitwortha Comet airliner and a Meteor fighter); additional information.

Using micro-fabrication techniques we construct this wing driver and observe that wing motion matches the natural degrees of freedom of insect wings. We actuate wing stroke-position and pitch in open-loop at frequencies relevant to Dipteran and Hymenopteran flight (Hz) and describe the advancements and limitations of this : Nick Gravish, Stacey A.

Combes, Robert J. Wood. A wingless insect is an insect that does not have wings. Many groups of insects do not have wings, so wingless subgroups are unremarkable. Apterygota are a subclass of small, agile insects, distinguished from other insects by their lack of wings in the present and in their evolutionary history.

They include Thysanura (silverfish and firebrats). Biology march 7 study guide by alexisr98 includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.

INSECT 'INSECT' is a 6 letter word starting with I and ending with T Crossword clues for 'INSECT' Clue Answer; Small winged creature (6) INSECT: Ant, bee, eg (6) Small invertebrate creature (6) Walking stick, e.g. (6) Such as beetle or fly (6) Six-legged crawler (6) Fly or mosquito, e.g.

(6) Ladybird, for example (6) Ant or bee, eg (6) Cricket. In insects with direct flight, the wing muscles directly attached to the wing base, so that a small downward movement of the wing base lifts the wing itself upward.

Those insects with indirect flight have muscles that attach to and deform the thorax, causing the wings to move as well.

Multiple rigid wings in prescribed motion-Cartesian grid + overset grid, 4th order in time, 2nd order in space (J.

Comp. Phys.’03) 3. Multiple flexible wings in prescribed motion or prescribed force in 2D-Immersed Interface Method 2nd order in space and time (SIAM Sci.

Comp. ‘05, J. Comp. Phys. ‘05) 4. Multiple flexible wings in 3DFile Size: 1MB. Wings were tested at Reynolds numbers up totypical for slow-flying pigeons, and considerably above previous similar measurements applied to insect and hummingbird wing and wing models.

The pigeon wing out-performed the flat card replica, reaching lift coefficients of compared with Cited by: A numerical modeling of insect flight is addressed. Unsteady aerodynamics around a flapping wing is studied by using a time accurate solution of the three-dimensional, incompressible, laminar Navier–Stokes equations.

A moth's forewing and hindwing are modeled, which can mimic the three-dimensional movements of a realistic flapping by: "Insect flight," writes Dmitry Grodnitsky, "is the most diverse kind of animal aerial locomotion." In Form and Function of Insect Wings Grodnitsky offers a comprehensive overview of the functional morphology of insect wings from the viewpoint of general biology Cited by: 1.

Introduction. There are nearly a million species of flying insects. Of the non-insects, another 13 warm-blooded vertebrate species, including mammals, about birds and bats, have taken to the skies [].In parallel, human-engineered flapping-wing-based micro air vehicles (MAVs) have been actively investigated in the last two decades or so, and can revolutionize our capabilities Cited by: The one important phenomenon on an airliner which has the scale of insects is the boundary layer, the sheet of air around all wetted surfaces where air speed changes from zero (relative to the plane) to the speed it has at some distance.

This is called the boundary layer. You may not think of insects as a problem for aircraft (Bambi Meets Godzilla comes to mind), but they really are -- the residue from those splattered bugs slows aircraft down and hikes fuel consumption. NASA may soon have a way to keep those critters from causing so much trouble, however.

The earliest insects had four wings, independently functioning forewings and hindwings. The well-known insects, damselflies and dragonflies, have kept this design. Since then, insect wing designs vary where either the forewing or hindwing are specialized for force production, while many other insects are functionally 2 winged through.

Insects are the only group of invertebrates that have evolved wings and insect groups, the dragonflies and the mayflies, have flight muscles attached directly to the insects have the flight muscles attached to the thorax, making it oscillate, sometimes at a faster rate than the arrival rate of nerve impulses, and indirectly causing the wings to beat.

O. Yi, N.S. Eiss and J.P. Wightman. "A Fundamental Approach to the Sticking of Insect Residues to Aircraft Wings", NASA-CR, Sep. Wes Gimbert, "A Study of Insect Contamination of Laminar Flow Surfaces", Aug.

13, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering, vol. 15, pp.Suggested Citation: "7 Aircraft Maintenance and Repair." National Research Council.

New Materials for Next-Generation Commercial Transports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Consideration of aircraft operations, including inspection, maintenance, and repair procedures is crucial in the development and.

ME Mechanical Vibrations Fall () so the differential position vector is, () with the following scale factors and orthogonal unit vectors: () The fundamental theorem of kinematics can now be used to compute the velocity vector directly.

Insects dominate the world, and their wings allow them to do this. This gallery explores some of the amazing facets of insect wings that propel them through their highly successful lives. Then suddenly, around million years ago, winged insects appear in the fossil record.

The evolution of insect wings and insect flight is an incredibly difficult concept for even the most studied evolutionists to explain. Many theories have been proposed concerning the origin of insects’ wings.

pitch, in aviation: see airplane airplane, aeroplane, or aircraft, heavier-than-air vehicle, mechanically driven and fitted with fixed wings that support it in flight through the. Use salt. A paste made of salt and water can be abrasive enough to scrape away the glue.

Put two tablespoons (30 ml) of salt in your hands. Put a little water in the salt to turn it into a paste. Rub the paste in your hand for about 30 to 60 seconds. Rinse a little off. Keep rubbing without adding water. Repeat until the salt has dissipated 83%(6).

The flight of insects has fascinated physicists and biologists for more than a century. Yet, until recently, researchers were unable to rigorously quantify the complex wing motions of flapping insects or measure the forces and flows around their wings.

However, recent developments in. Micromechanical Flight Insect Project (MFI) Objective: Development of a micromechanical flying insect (MFI), a mm (wingtip-to-wingtip) micro air vehicle capable of sustained autonomous flight Applications: surveillance, search, rescue, map-building and monitoring in hazardous and impenetrableCited by: Early flying machines include all forms of aircraft studied or constructed before the development of the modern aeroplane by The story of modern flight begins more than a century before the first successful manned aeroplane, and the earliest aircraft thousands of years before.

The Mechanical Design of Insect Wings Subtle details of engineering and design, which no man-made airfoil can match, reveal how insect wings are remarkably adapted to the acrobatics of flight Insects include some of the most versatile and maneuverable of all flying machines.

Although many show rather simple flight patterns. Wings could be a passing phase for the giant prickly stick insect (Image: OSF) Researchers have discovered that on a number of occasions in the past million years, stick insects have.

"An insect's delicately structured wings, with their twists and curves, and ridged and wrinkled surfaces, are about as far away as you can get from the streamlined wing of an aircraft.

Wings are always attached to thoracic segments of insect. Insect is a member of phylum Arthropoda, which is represented by invertebrate members with jointed legs. Body of an insect is devided in head, thorax and abdomen.

Thorax is always made up of three segments: prothorax, mesothorax and metathorax. Wings in insects are typically two pair, attached to mesothorax and .This book concentrates on the fundamental issues of how much power it takes to fly and what size a flying machine ought to be to make optimal use of its power.

What makes the book so much fun is the inclusion of flight characteristics of birds and insects.5/5(9).