Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 818132, 8 pages
Research Article

Experimental Investigation of the Flow on a Simple Frigate Shape (SFS)

INTA, Experimental Aerodynamics Branch, carretera de Ajalvir p. k. 4.5, 28850 Madrid, Spain

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 8 October 2013; Published 12 January 2014

Academic Editors: P.-C. Chen and M. G. Perhinschi

Copyright © 2014 Rafael Bardera Mora. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. B. Findlay and T. Ghee, “Experimental investigation of ship airwake flow control for a US Navy flight II-A class destroyer (DDG),” in Proceedings of the 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, pp. 1303–1313, June 2006, AIAA 2006-3501. View at Scopus
  2. W. P. Geyer, K. Long, and D. Carico, Helicopter/Ship Qualification. Part 2: American Clearance Process, vol. 22, RTO/NATO, 2003, RTO AG-300.
  3. R. Fang and P. J. A. Booij, “Helicopter-ship qualification testing. The Dutch clearance process,” Tech. Rep. NLR-TP-2006-024, National Aerospace Laboratory NLR.
  4. R. Bardera, “An experimental helicopter wind envelope for ship operations. World academy of science,” Engineering and Technology, vol. 68, pp. 1362–1369, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  5. “Modelling and simulation of the ship environment for safer aircraft launch and recovery. Final report of task group AVT-148,” RTO Technical Report TR-AVT-148, NATO, 2012.
  6. M. R. Snyder, H. S. Kang, C. J. Brownell et al., “USNA ship air wake program overview,” in Proceedings of the 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 2011, AIAA 2011-3153.
  7. S. R. Doane and D. A. Landman, “Wind tunnel investigation of ship airwake/rotor downwash coupling using design of experiments methologies,” in Proceedings of the 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Nashville, Tenn, USA, January 2012, AIAA 2012-0767.
  8. B. Herry, “Towards the impact of flow bi-stability on the launch and recovery of helicopters on ships,” in Proceedings of the AIAA Centennial of Naval Aviation Forum, Virginia Beach, Va, USA, September, 2011, AIAA 2011-7043.
  9. K. R. Reddy, R. Toffoletto, and K. R. W. Jones, “Numerical simulation of ship airwake,” Computers and Fluids, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 451–465, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. G. F. Syms, “Simulation of simplified-frigate airwakes using a lattice-Boltzmann method,” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol. 96, no. 6-7, pp. 1197–1206, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. J. R. Platt, “Wind detection in a microcosm: ship/aircraft environment sensors,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 26–33, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. D. I. Greenwell and R. V. Barrett, “Inclined screens for control of ship air wakes,” in Proceedings of the 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, pp. 1314–1325, San Francisco, Calif, USA, June 2006. View at Scopus
  13. M. K. Johns, Flow visualization of the airwake around a model of a DD-963 class destroyer in a simulated atmospheric boundary layer [M.S. thesis], Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Calif, USA, 1988.
  14. S. J. Zan, “Surface flow topology for a simple frigate shape,” Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 33–43, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. C. E. Tinney and L. S. Ukeiley, “A study of a 3-D double backward-facing step,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 427–438, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. D. M. Shafer and T. A. Ghee, “Active and passive flow control over the flight deck of small naval vessels,” in Proceedings of the 35th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, Canada, June 2005, AIAA 2005-5265.
  17. W. Merzkirch, Flow Visualization, Academic Press, New York, NY, USA, 2nd edition, 1987.
  18. R. J. Adrian and J. Westerweel, Particle Image Velocimetry, Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  19. C. J. Kähler, B. Sammler, and J. Kompenhans, “Generation and control of tracer particles for optical flow investigations in air,” Experiments in Fluids, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 736–742, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. W. H. Echols and Y. A. Young, “Studies of portable air-operated aerosol generator,” NRL Report 5929, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA, 1963. View at Google Scholar
  21. A. K. Prasad, “Particle image velocimetry,” Current Science, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 51–60, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. M. Raffel, C. Willert, S. Wereley, and J. Kompenhans, Particle Image Velocimetry—A Practical Guide, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2nd edition, 2007.
  23. C. Willert, M. Raffel, and J. Kompenhans, “Recent applications of particle image velocimetry in large-scale industrial wind tunnels,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities (ICIASF '97), September-October 1997.
  24. H. E. Albrecht, M. Borys, N. Damaschke, and C. Tropea, Laser Doppler and Phase Doppler Measurement Techniques, Springer, New York, NY, USA, 2003.