Theory and calculation of a springcam plate system for producing a force which depends on the way in accordance with a prescribed manner
Abstract
A system which pulls the model upwards with a constant force in support of the aerodynamic lift was needed in connection with research related to the testing of controllers for aircraft in the development stage. Design problems in the case of such a system correspond to a welldefined mathematical problem. In the case of a constant relieving force, it is possible to represent as solutions the corresponding cam plate contours by means of elementary functions.
 Publication:

Gesellschaft Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik Workshop Paris France
 Pub Date:
 March 1976
 Bibcode:
 1976GaMuM..56...45B
 Keywords:

 Aerodynamic Forces;
 Aircraft Control;
 Aircraft Models;
 Cams;
 Circular Plates;
 Lift;
 Aerodynamic Stability;
 Aircraft Design;
 Controllers;
 Curved Panels;
 Research And Development;
 Wind Tunnel Tests;
 Instrumentation and Photography