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A Process For Ice Detector Placement Using 3-d Eulerian Droplet Impingement Analysis

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A Process For Ice Detector Placement Using 3-d Eulerian Droplet Impingement Analysis

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dc.contributor.author Lancaster, Glenn T. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-16T18:20:34Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-16T18:20:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-16T18:20:34Z
dc.date.submitted January 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10142 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/1877
dc.description.abstract Ice detectors invoke an aircraft's ice protection systems, which reduce the risks of flight into known icing conditions. A process has been developed to place ice detectors on aircraft using high fidelity computational icing tools. Three-dimensional Eulerian droplet impingement analysis is used to determine the necessary ice detector height and location required to achieve full functionality. This method is applied to the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft for validation against both tunnel and flight test data. When compared to icing tunnel test data, computational results for the volume of ice accreted on an antenna were within ten percent, validating the computational tools. Flight test data also provided validation of the ice detector placement method, when both flight test and computational results confirmed that one particular ice detector was ineffective during a flight in known icing conditions. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Wilson, Donald en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Aerospace Engineering en_US
dc.title A Process For Ice Detector Placement Using 3-d Eulerian Droplet Impingement Analysis en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Wilson, Donald en_US
dc.degree.department Aerospace Engineering en_US
dc.degree.discipline Aerospace Engineering en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink http://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=268
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