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Aerospace 2017, 4(3), 40; doi:10.3390/aerospace4030040

Vibratory Reliability Analysis of an Aircraft’s Wing via Fluid–Structure Interactions

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Laboratoire d’Ingénierie, Management Industriel et Innovation, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Settat, Route de Casablanca, 577 Settat, Morocco
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Laboratoire de Mécanique de Normandie, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen, Avenue de l’Université, 76801 Saint Etienne de Rouvray, France
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Received: 27 June 2017 / Revised: 27 July 2017 / Accepted: 28 July 2017 / Published: 1 August 2017
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Abstract

The numerical simulation of multiphysics problems has grown steadily in recent years. This development is due to both the permanent increase of IT resources and the considerable progress made in modeling, mathematical and numerical analysis of many problems in fluid and solid mechanics. The phenomena related to fluid/structure mechanical coupling occurs in many industrial situations, and the influence it may have on the dynamic behavior of mechanical systems is often significant. In this paper, a numerical vibratory study is conducted on a three-dimensional aircraft’s wing subjected to aerodynamic loads. Finite volume method (FVM) is used for the discretization of the fluid problem, and finite element method (FEM) is used for the structure’s approximation. In this context, a deterministic model has been proposed in our study, then stochastic analysis has been developed to deal with the statistical nature of fluid–structure interaction parameters. Moreover, probabilistic-based reliability analysis intends to find safe and cost-effective projects. View Full-Text
Keywords: fluid–structure interaction; finite element; finite volume; probabilistic; uncertainties; reliability fluid–structure interaction; finite element; finite volume; probabilistic; uncertainties; reliability
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El Maani, R.; Radi, B.; El Hami, A. Vibratory Reliability Analysis of an Aircraft’s Wing via Fluid–Structure Interactions. Aerospace 2017, 4, 40.

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