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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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"How hard can rocket science be anyway?" Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox type computer game that leans heavily on...
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collinsmark
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Hello, I'm new here, but I have some questions which i'd like to ask. I had this idea about corrugated wings to...
Aug29-14 05:07 PM
FactChecker
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I’m interested in your views on whether any significant thrust could be obtained using the cooling air and exhaust...
Aug27-14 09:36 PM
rcgldr
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So I'm coding up some initial orbit determination stuff in MATLAB (for personal education; I love this stuff), and I...
Aug27-14 09:15 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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Hi, I would like to model various projectiles and capsules being fired at hypersonic speeds by a coilgun or...
Aug24-14 05:08 PM
CenturionSC2
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From a "design" viewpoint, a missile (see: Saturn V) has a very high center of gravity and a very small base. It can...
Aug24-14 05:34 AM
MrAnchovy
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Dear All, Hi! I am about to begin a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering and would like to know if anyone could...
Aug18-14 11:11 PM
FactChecker
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Hello guys, I have a project I intend to embark on,actually it a helicopter,but I still can't figure out the best type...
Aug9-14 11:02 PM
256bits
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We all know the constant volume combustion engine acts as a kind of internal combustion engine that is used in the car...
Aug5-14 09:38 AM
qumf
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Hello, I read about airfoil mechanism that there happens to be pressure difference created above and below the...
Aug4-14 02:10 PM
boneh3ad
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I have a doubt that instead of the rotor blades in the helicopter why can't we use a propeller for thrust producing
Aug2-14 01:58 AM
rcgldr
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Several companies have put forward plans for suborbital aircraft that use bouyancy to reach the edge of space. In...
Jul30-14 06:37 AM
aeroseek
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I was thinking about how a person could create and maintain a vacuum at sea level. I was thinking of any supersonic...
Jul29-14 09:30 PM
blainiac
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So everyone has made non-Newtonian fluid at some point in their lives (when you mix corn starch and water and get that...
Jul29-14 12:38 PM
duhuhu
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Hi, I've been trying to calculate the diameter for an orifice plate so that when inserted in a pipe it restricts the...
Jul21-14 06:45 PM
Baluncore
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In CATIA V5R19, when I switch to the side view, how do I measure just the horizontal distance between 2 points that...
Jul18-14 10:44 AM
Petit Malin
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I have read a discussion about a centrifugal fan on a wheel system The fan pulled air to itself and push the air...
Jul17-14 10:01 AM
P K Pillai
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My friend in the air force was complaining that the military Osprey was bulky, weak, and could be spotted from miles...
Jul2-14 04:14 PM
mheslep
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Hello everyone, I have a question regarding the accumulated drag curve shown in the figure below for the CFD...
Jun30-14 06:27 PM
ryan298
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Model aircraft display a wide range of aerofoil shapes, and many of these models fly despite the shape of the cross...
Jun27-14 07:52 PM
boneh3ad
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I have to answer a question regarding an MHRS (magnetic reference heading system). I cant find much information online...
Jun27-14 04:25 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Just got this at an auction and I'd like to know what it is. it's very heavy, and geared to heck and back. nine inches...
Jun22-14 05:14 AM
Murli
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I try to build a loading diagram in the lateral direction of an aircraft, however have not succeeded yet. For...
Jun16-14 02:51 PM
laurens
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FAR 25.301(a) says, "Strength requirements are specified in terms of limit loads (the maximum loads to be expected in...
Jun8-14 06:43 PM
AlephZero
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I'm looking through some books a guideline or a rule of thumb for twisting a blade. I've read that is related to angle...
May31-14 07:00 PM
satchurated
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EADS had a pseudo model of an electric passenger aircraft at the Paris airshow. Apparently they like a hybrid...
May26-14 10:06 AM
mheslep
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Hello everybody! Let me share one of my ideas with you! This is a modified helicopter. It has raft instead of...
May22-14 07:56 PM
Burnerjack
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Hi guys I'm interested in aerospace engineering. I love aircraft, especially military jets, and certain armaments...
May17-14 09:16 PM
Baluncore
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Hi, When expressing the Lift and Drag acting on an airplane as: F_{lift}=qSC_L F_{drag}=qSC_D where q is the...
May14-14 09:33 PM
phys_student1
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Hi, I was reading about VASIMR ,my knowledge in rocket science is very limited ,i was able to understand how plasma...
May12-14 12:39 AM
cjl
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how much heat roughly does commercial aircraft APU produce? I'm interested in an average and maximum range. Any...
May4-14 10:22 PM
Seth.T
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Hi everyone, In my project work, I have to "rebuild" the Handley Page HP.115 aircraft, using the simulator in my...
May4-14 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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I am not clear about the difference between Pradtl's lifting line theory and Weissinger's. The latter is applied to...
May4-14 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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For a ramjet engine, combustion occurs at a finite Mach number M. If we know the ambient conditions like free stream...
May4-14 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Hi I need to calculate the velocity of an airplane after it executes quarter loop (starts horizontally, pitches up...
May4-14 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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My classmates and I are working on a senior design project where we optimize a baseline turbofan for supersonic...
May4-14 10:16 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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What is the difference between UAV-TT and UAV-MC ?
May4-14 10:16 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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Hi, I wanted to know what is the difference between ANSYS Fluent/ANSYS and CATIA. And what purpose do both of...
Apr19-14 10:20 AM
satchurated
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Can someone tell me how a German plane Messerschmitt Me 163 lands? Because I found out that this plane lands without...
Apr9-14 06:49 PM
AlephZero
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Hi there, I think this is in the right section if not please inform me and move my thread. I want to design and build...
Apr4-14 10:57 PM
phys_student1
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I am going to do some structural analysis of the wing. The upward shear force, or lift, is acting at the aerodynamic...
Apr3-14 03:35 AM
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