Equilibrium Shapes Of Tether With An Aerostat

Krishnamurthy, M and Panda, GK (2000) Equilibrium Shapes Of Tether With An Aerostat. Technical Report. NAL, Bangalore.

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Abstract

Equilibrium Studies Of The Tether Have Been Carried Out Including The Effect Of Friction Drag Term In Addition To Aerodynamic Drag And Gravity Terms. Analytical Close-Form Expression For The Tether Tension Has Been Derived.The Tether-Profile Shape Has Been Generated By Numerically Integrating The Tether Coordinate Expressions For The Case Of A Tether Supporting An Airship. Results Have Been Computed And Presented For The SAC 160m3 Balloon-tether Combination For A Range Of Wind Speeds .

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tethered aerostat; airship; Tethered towing
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
Depositing User: Users 90 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2012 09:14
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2012 09:14
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/10992

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