Continuation Methods for Nonlinear Flutter
AbstractContinuation methods are presented that are capable of treating frequency domain flutter equations, including multiple nonlinearities represented by describing functions. A small problem demonstrates how a series of continuation processes can find all limit-cycle oscillations within a specified region with a reasonable degree of confidence. Curves of the limit-cycle amplitude variation with velocity, indicating regions of stability and instability with colors, give a compact view of the nonlinear behavior throughout the flight regime. A continuation technique for reducing limit-cycle amplitudes by adjusting various system parameters is presented. These processes are economical enough to be a routine part of aircraft design and certification. View Full-Text
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Meyer, E.E. Continuation Methods for Nonlinear Flutter. Aerospace 2016, 3, 44.
Meyer EE. Continuation Methods for Nonlinear Flutter. Aerospace. 2016; 3(4):44.Chicago/Turabian Style
Meyer, Edward E. 2016. "Continuation Methods for Nonlinear Flutter." Aerospace 3, no. 4: 44.
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