Feedback control of high-lift state for a low-aspect-ratio wing

Kunihiko Taira, Clarence W. Rowley, Tim Colonius

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to employ feedback control to maximize time-average lift on a low-aspect-ratio wing by directly modifying the three-dimensional dynamics of the wake vortices. Flow control around such wing at post-stall angles of attack is numerically investigated at a low Reynolds number of 300 with blowing along the trailing edge. Motivated by the existence of time-periodic high-lift states under open-loop control with periodic excitation, the extremum seeking algorithm is considered for designing feedback control to lock the flow onto such high-lift states. Preliminary results are presented where the close-loop control is able to seek the optimal actuation frequency and yield high lift.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781600867392
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

Publication series

Name48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering

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