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FlightdynamicsII Stabilityandcontrol

Prof.E.G.Tulapurkara

Chapter1 Exercises
1.1 (a)Neatlysketchanairplaneandmarkonitthethreemutuallyperpendicular axesusedtodescribetheairplanemotion.Nametheaerodynamicmoments abouttheseaxes.Whatistheconventionfortakingthesemomentsas positive?Whatistheplaneofsymmetry?Howdoesithelpinsimplifyingthe stabilityofandcontrolanalysisofairplane?Giveanexampleofanairplane, whichmaynothaveaplaneofsymmetry. 1.2 (a)NeatlysketchthethreeviewsofanairplaneandshowtheaxesX,Y&Z onit. (b)Namethecontrolsurfacesusedtoachieveequilibriumaboutthesethree axesandmarkthemintheabovefigure. 1.3 Distinguishbetween(i)staticstabilityanddynamicstability(ii)stabilityand controllability(iii)controlfixedandcontrolfreestability. 1.4 Explainthefollowing. (a)Stabilityisdesirablebutnotnecessaryforpilotedairplanes. (b)Staticstabilityisnecessaryfordynamicstability.

Dept.ofAerospaceEngg.,IITMadras