Method and system for estimating and predicting airflow around air vehicles

Christian G. Claudel (Inventor), Khaled N. Salama (Inventor), Victor M. Calo (Inventor), Mehdi Ghommem (Inventor), Amro Eslshurafa (Inventor), Mohammad Shaqura (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A method, system, and sensor for air flow sensing. The system can include a cantilever, a transducer, and a processing module. The method can include measuring beam deflections of one or more cantilevers, extracting information about air flow, and determining one or more of an airspeed, an angle of attack, and a sideslip, based on extracted information. The system and method can exploit nonlinearities in the behavior of the cantilever in fluid flow.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberUS 20150377915 A1
StatePublished - Dec 31 2015

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