# NONLINEAR AEROELASTIC ANALYSIS OF JOINED-WING AIRCRAFT

@inproceedings{Patil2003NONLINEARAA, title={NONLINEAR AEROELASTIC ANALYSIS OF JOINED-WING AIRCRAFT}, author={Mayuresh J. Patil}, year={2003} }

Joined-wing aircraft are being designed for ‘sensorcraft’ configuration. Joined wings lead to multiple load paths and constraints. The focus of this work is to understand the nonlinear structural as well as aeroelastic behavior of joined wings. The paper presents a formulation for the nonlinear aeroelastic analysis of joined wings. Results are presented for two joined wings configurations. Overall, the joined wings are found to be stier than single wing configuration. The ‘non-planar’ joined… Expand

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