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Abstract

A comprehensive technique, based on a higher-order laminate theory is developed for the analysis of the thick composite load-carrying section, modeled as box beams, in the blade. The theory is a three-dimensional model which approximates the elasticity solution so that the beam cross-sectional properties are not reduced to one-dimensional beam parameters. The Kreisselmeier-Steinhauser function is used to formulate the multiobject function problem. The search direction is determined by Broyden-Fletcher-Goldfarb-Shanno algorithm. The results were compared with the baseline values and show significant improvements in the overall performance of the tilt rotor blade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnnual Forum Proceedings - American Helicopter Society
PublisherAmerican Helicopter Soc
Pages809-822
Number of pages14
Volume1
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 53rd Annual Forum of AHS. Part 1 (of 3) - Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Duration: Apr 29 1997May 1 1997

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OtherProceedings of the 1997 53rd Annual Forum of AHS. Part 1 (of 3)
CityVirginia Beach, VA, USA
Period4/29/975/1/97

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Transportation

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    Chattopadhyay, A., McCarthy, T. R., & Rajadas, J. (1997). Multidisciplinary optimization of tilt rotor blades using comprehensive composite modeling technique. In Annual Forum Proceedings - American Helicopter Society (Vol. 1, pp. 809-822). American Helicopter Soc.