A Study of the Application of Power-Spectral Methods of Generalized Harmonic Analysis to Gust Loads on Airplanes

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"The applicability of some results from the theory of generalized harmonic analysis (or power-spectral analysis) to the analysis of gust loads on airplanes in continuous rough air is examined. The general relations for linear systems between power spectrums of a random input disturbance and an output response are used to relate the spectrum of airplane load in rough air to the spectrum of atmospheric gust velocity. The power spectrum of loads is shown to provide a measure of the load intensity in terms of the standard deviation (root mean square) of the load distribution for an airplane in flight through ... continued below

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371-387 p. : ill.

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Press, Harry & Mazelsky, Bernard September 29, 1952.

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  • Main Title: A Study of the Application of Power-Spectral Methods of Generalized Harmonic Analysis to Gust Loads on Airplanes
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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"The applicability of some results from the theory of generalized harmonic analysis (or power-spectral analysis) to the analysis of gust loads on airplanes in continuous rough air is examined. The general relations for linear systems between power spectrums of a random input disturbance and an output response are used to relate the spectrum of airplane load in rough air to the spectrum of atmospheric gust velocity. The power spectrum of loads is shown to provide a measure of the load intensity in terms of the standard deviation (root mean square) of the load distribution for an airplane in flight through continuous rough air" (p. 371).

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371-387 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20265
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090975 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1172
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090975
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65528

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Press, Harry & Mazelsky, Bernard. A Study of the Application of Power-Spectral Methods of Generalized Harmonic Analysis to Gust Loads on Airplanes, report, September 29, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65528/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.