Torque of rotating device prior an airlane landing

Al Roqi, Abdurrhman A and Wang, Weiji (2014) Torque of rotating device prior an airlane landing. International Journal of Engineering Research and General Science, 2 (2). pp. 214-222. ISSN 2091-2730

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Abstract

This papers focuses on the calculations to understand the torque required to spin the wheel of an airplane before it touches the runway. This measure is part of a proposed solution that is expected to eliminate the smoke generated by the airplane as it lands. The landing smoke is the result of high velocity difference between the landing gear wheels and the runway. Therefore, a slip occurs and causes serve grinding between the tyre and the runway where the tyre happens to be the softer surface. The calculations are based on the assumption that there is a turbine is installed on the side of the wheel.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Dynamics, Control and Vehicle Research Group
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
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Depositing User: William Wang
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2018 11:07
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2018 11:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/72462

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