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Aerostatic and aerodynamic modules of a hybrid buoyant aircraft: an analytical approach

UlHaque, Anwar and Asrar, Waqar and Omar, Ashraf Ali and Sulaeman, Erwin and Syed Mohamed Ali, Jaffar (2015) Aerostatic and aerodynamic modules of a hybrid buoyant aircraft: an analytical approach. IIUM Engineering Journal, 16 (1). pp. 9-17. ISSN 2289-7860 (O), 1511-788X (P)

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Abstract

An analytical approach is essential for the estimation of the requirements of aerodynamic and aerostatic lift for a hybrid buoyant aircraft. Such aircraft have two different modules to balance the weight of aircraft; aerostatic module and aerodynamic module. Both these modules are to be treated separately for estimation of the mass budget of propulsion systems and required power. In the present work, existing relationships of aircraft and airship are reviewed for its further application for these modules. Limitations of such relationships are also discussed and they provide a starting point for better understanding of design methodology of such aircraft.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4277/44235
Uncontrolled Keywords: aerostatic lift; aerodynamic lift; hybrid bouyant aircraft; drag polar
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL500 Aeronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Waqar Asrar
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2015 08:55
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2017 15:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44235

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