The prevention of aircraft tires overheating by pre-rotating the wheels

Alroqi, Abdurrhman A and Wang, Weiji (2016) The prevention of aircraft tires overheating by pre-rotating the wheels. In: 2016 7th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAE). IEEE, pp. 443-447. ISBN 9781467388290

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Abstract

Pre-spinning the wheel is the proposed solution to the elimination of aircraft landing smoke caused by high tire tread temperature during touchdown. In this paper, a case study of the aircraft's main landing gear has been simulated for a single wheel, using a coupled structural — thermal transient analysis in ANSYS to estimate the tire tread temperature for a typical landing and for when wheels are pre-spun, in order to validate the technique of pre-spinning the wheel; and to calculate how much pre-rotation is enough to avoid aircraft landing smoke.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Conference date: 18-20 July 2016
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL0500 Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering
Depositing User: Abdurrhman Atig Turki Al Roqi
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2016 08:37
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 10:34
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/63042
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