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Compliant Aircraft Wing Leading Edge

M.J. Santer and S. Pellegrinoy topology optimized a Compliant Aircraft Wing Leading Edge. Using Genetic Algorithms and a path based method. The aim seems to be designing an elastic Leading edge with no gap. The results seem a bit trivial with … Continue reading

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Airbus researches use of topology optimization on aircraft wing ribs (link). It is stated that usage of topology optimization results in around 1000 kg of weight savings per aircraft. (link for photo)

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Aircraft wing

J.S. Rao et al. (link) from India studied topology optimization for commercial aircraft wing and obtained some interesting results. The resulting structure has a strong dendritic form, or as the authors suggest a feather like structure, a very interesting point … Continue reading

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