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SMC: Is there a way to control two sliding surfaces with just one control input?

This is a question related to Control Systems. I've been searching papers all over the internet with very little success. I know that traditionally we want one control per sliding surface but If ...
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Rotational lock design for a landing gear of an aircraft

I want to design a rotational lock mechanism for the landing gear of an aircraft. It's function is to make sure the landing gear stays folded when the aircraft is on air and the landing gear's ...
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What tension/compression loads does aircraft wing skin experience?

Ok so thinking about aircraft like the 787, which have some quite drastic wing flex (upper image), I was wondering what the loads are that are placed on the skin on the the upper and lower surfaces of ...
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Where can i get the aerodynamic data of aircrafts for controller design and testing?

I have some research papers on aircraft controller design that i want to simulate, but no system data is given in the research paper itself. I am also unable to find the aerodynamic data for any ...
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Real life example of motor/piston involving an isoterm process?

So I am involved in an introductory course in mathematics for pilots. I have the following problem I would like to give them, as it can be a practical application of integration However, does there ...
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Why are rotary ramjets not replacing turbojets yet?

Rotary ramjet is an engine that uses ramjets attached to a shaft to allow them to operate at the supersonic speeds they require without the engine itself being in translational motion. The huge ...
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Wearing course for Helipad

I am tasked with the design of a helipad for a remote government facility. Annex 14 Part II (ICAO Convention on International Civil Aviation) does not clearly state what materials are acceptable. The ...
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