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Crash analysis of aircraft composite fuselage under belly landing

Syed Abd Rahman AlQudsy, Sharifah Nadhirah and Mohamed Ali, Jaffar Syed and Shaik Dawood, Mohd. Sultan Ibrahim (2021) Crash analysis of aircraft composite fuselage under belly landing. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2021), 22-23 June 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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In aviation industry, accidents during landing are more frequent compared to during take-off, climb up and approaching phases. This study aims to analyse the energy absorption of a Boeing 737 fuselage section under crash belly landing. A finite element model of this fuselage section was created and analyzed using LS-Dyna explicit finite element software. The effects of different vertical impact velocities, terrain conditions, and ply orientations on the composite fuselage skin was studied. For the purpose of investigation, the impact velocities used were 7 m/s and 10 m/s while ground and water surface were used to account for different the terrain conditions. Results showed that frames and skin contribute the most in energy absorption while stringers contribute the least. Other than that, higher impact velocity and ground showed higher energy absorption.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL500 Aeronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Mohamed Ali Jaffar Syed
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2021 11:43
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2021 11:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/93539

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