28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.7.3
DESIGNING PRO-COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT CONCEPTS AND LAYOUTS TO MAXIMIZE POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF HIGH SPECIFIC STRENGTH OF CFRP
A. Shanygin, V. Fomin*, I. Kondakov
TsAGI, Russian Federation; *ESEC MIPT, Russian Federation
Keywords: composite airframes, multidisciplinary design, resins, structure weight estimation, non-conventional concepts
Approach based on specialized program algorithms and test methods was developed for searching pro-composite concepts and layouts for civil aircraft. Significant weight benefit was obtained for some airframes. The main reason of high weight effectiveness of these airframes is new concept of using skin in composite wing and fuselage structures.
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