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Publications

H Gu, A D Shaw, J Zhang, C Wang, M I Friswell. Twist morphing of a composite rotor blade using a novel metamaterial. Composite Structures, 254. 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112855

J Zhang, C Wang, A.D. Shaw, M R Amoozgar, M I Friswell. Passive energy balancing design for a linear actuated morphing wingtip structreAerospace Science and Technology 107. 10.1016/j.ast.2020.106279

M.R. Amoozgar, A.D. Shaw, M.I. FriswellThe effect of curved tips on the dynamics of composite rotor bladesAerospace Science and Technology 106. 10.1016/j.ast.2020.106197

V Ondra, B Titurus and BKS Woods, A Beam-Tendon System with an Eccentrically Mounted Tendon: Parametric Studies. AIAA 2020-0697
Published Online:5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-0697

AE Rivero, S Fournier, M Manolesos, JE Cooper and BKS Woods.  Wind Tunnel Comparison of Flapped and FishBAC Camber Variation for Lift Control.  AIAA 2020-1300 Published Online: 5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1300

 

AE Rivero, JE Cooper and BKS Woods.  Numerically Efficient Three-Dimensional Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis for Composite Camber Morphing Aerostructures. AIAA 2020-1298 Published Online:5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1298

 

S Ameduri, B Galasso, M Ciminello and A Concilio.Shape memory alloys compact actuators for aerodynamic surfaces twisting.  AIAA 2020-1299 Published Online:5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1299

Y Zahoor, R De Breuker and M Voskuijl.  Preliminary Design of a TE Morphing Surface for Rotorcraft.  AIAA 2020-1301.  Published Online:5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1301

 

C Wang, J Zhang, M Amoozgar, AD Shaw, MI Friswell and BKS Woods.  Passive Energy Balancing for Morphing Rotorcraft Actuation: Integration and optimisation.  AIAA 2020-1303.  Published Online:5 Jan 2020 https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-1303

 

R K Majeti, S Benz. Mission-based optimal morphing parameters for rotors with combined chord and twist morphing.   8th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum, 30 Oct – 02 Nov 2019.  Ankara, Turkey.

S Benz, R K Majeti.  Optimization of a rotor with morphing blades using particle swarm algorithm.  Deutscher Luft und Raumfahrtkongress. 30 Sept – 02 Oct 2019. 

J Riemenschneider, C Balzarek, B G van der Wall, RK Majeti. Chord morphing for helicopter rotor blades.  ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 09-11 Sept 2019.  Doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5625

MR Amoozgar, AD Shaw, J Zhang, C Wang, M I Friswell. Lag-twist coupling sensitivity and design for a composite blade cross-section with D-spar.  Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol 91, August 2019.  DOI:10.1016/j.ast.2019.05.053

R Majeti, R Kumar, BG van der Wall, C Balzarek. Linearly variable chord-extension morphing for helicopter rotor blades.  Vertical Flight Society 75th Annual Forum, 13-16 May 2019.

MR Amoozgar, AD Shaw, J Zhang & MI Friswell, The effect of a movable mass on the aeroelastic stability of composite hingeless rotor blades in hover Journal of Fluids and Structures 87, 124-136, May 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2019.03.017

J Zhang, AD Shaw, MR Amoozgar, MI Friswell & BKS Woods, Bidirectional Torsional Negative Stiffness Mechanism for Energy Balancing Systems. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 131, January 2019, 261-277.

AE Rivero, P Weaver, BKS Woods.  Structural modelling of compliance-based morphing structures under transverse shear loading.  AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum.  Published: 6 January 2019, DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-0229

S Fournier, BKS Woods.  Surrogate modelling of the steady aeroelastic performance of the Fish Bone Active Camber concept.  AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum.  Published: 6 January 2019, DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-1859

MR Amoozgar, AD Shaw, J.Zhang & MI Friswell, Composite Blade Twist Modification by using a moving Mass and Stiffness Tailoring. AIAA Journal, January 2019, DOI: 10.2514/1.J057591

MR Amoozgar, AD Shaw, J Zhang & MI Friswell, Cross-Sectional Design of a Composite Rotor Blade for Twist Morphing. 6th Aircraft Structural Design Conference, Bristol, 9-11 October 2018.

J Zhang, AD Shaw, MR Amoozgar, MI Friswell & BKS Woods, Torsional Negative Stiffness Mechanism for Bidirectional Morphing Aircraft Actuation. 6th Aircraft Structural Design Conference, Bristol, 9-11 October 2018

S Ameduri, A Concilio. An SMA Torsion Actuator for Static Blade Twist. 29th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, 1-4 October 2018, Seoul, South Korea

MR Amoozgar, AD Shaw, J Zhang & MI Friswell, Twist Morphing of a Hingeless Rotor Blade by using a Moving Mass. 44th European Rotorcraft Forum, 18-20 September 2018, Delft, The Netherlands

R K Majeti, S Benz. Mission-based optimal morphing parameters for rotors with combined chord and twist morphing.   8th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum, 30 Oct – 02 Nov 2019.  Ankara, Turkey.

K Vidyarthi, M Beuker, F Yin, M Voskuijl, M Pavel, Hoplite – a conceptual design environment for helicopters incorporatingmorphing rotor technology, 44th European Rotorcraft Forum, 18-21 September 2018, Delft, The Netherlands

V Ondra, R Dibble, B Titurus,  Towards an application of an active tendon in rotorcraft: A numerical and experimental study of coupled bending torsion vibration of a beam-tendon system, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 17-19 September 2018, Leuven, Belgium

J Zhang, AD Shaw, MR Amoozgar, MI Friswell & BKS Woods, Spiral Pulley Negative Stiffness Mechanism for Morphing Aircraft Actuation. ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2018), 26-29 August 2018, Quebec City, Canada, Paper No. DETC2018-85640. DOI: 10.1115/DETC2018-85640

S Ameduri, G Amendola, A Concilio, Conceptual Models of SMA Actuators for Blade Twist, 16th International Conference on New Actuators, 25-27 June 2018, Bremen, Germany

J Rauleder, B van der Wall, A Abdelmoula, D Komp, S Kumar, V Ondra, B Titurus, BKS Woods, Aerodynamic Performance of Morphing Blades and Rotor Systems. AHS 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display Conference, 14-17 May 2018, Phoenix, Arizona

BKS Woods, The Aerodynamics of Active Camber, 28th International conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, 8-11 October 2017, Krakow, Poland

R Dibble, BKS Woods, B Titurus, Static aeroelastic response of a rotor blade under internal axial loading, 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum 2017: Proceedings of a conference, 12-14 September 2017, Milan, Italy