Bird Strike: An Experimental, Theoretical And Numerical Investigation

Hardcover | September 10, 2015

byReza Hedayati, Mojtaba SadighiEditorReza Hedayati

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Bird strikes are one of the most dangerous threats to civil and military flight safety: between 1960 and 2014, they were responsible for the destruction of approximately 150 civil aircraft and the deaths of 271 people. Bird Strike presents a summary of the damage imposed on the aviation industries by their avian counterparts. This book first presents and analyzes the statistics obtained from bird strike databases and offers various methods for minimizing the overall probability of bird-strike events. The next chapters explore how to analyze the ability of aero-engine critical structures to withstand bird-strike events by implementing reliable experimental, theoretical, and numerical methods. Finally, the book investigates the impact of bird strikes on different components of aircrafts, such as the metal fuselage, composite fuselage, engines, wings, and tail, and proposes two new bird models, with explanations of their use. Provides up-to-date information for aviation staff and researchers working on aircraft safety Offers comprehensive investigations on all the statistical, theoretical, experimental, and numerical aspects of bird strike Includes studies carried out on bird strike and provides the reader with the important findings of each paper

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Bird strikes are one of the most dangerous threats to civil and military flight safety: between 1960 and 2014, they were responsible for the destruction of approximately 150 civil aircraft and the deaths of 271 people. Bird Strike presents a summary of the damage imposed on the aviation industries by their avian counterparts. This book...

Reza Hedayati is a Researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He completed his Ph.D. at Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) and his undergraduate studies at Isfahan University of Technology. His research interests lie in the area of Biomedical engi...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 10, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081000936

ISBN - 13:9780081000939

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Statistics

Bird Strike Prevention and Proofing

Flat Plate Experimental Tests

Theoretical Background

Finite Element Bird Strike Modeling

Case Studies

Bird strike simulation tutorials

Appendix