Numerical and experimental studies on BLI propulsor architectures

Numerical and experimental studies on BLI propulsor architectures

A. Battiston, A. Magrini, R. Ponza, E. Benini, J. Alderman

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Abstract. An increasing awareness about the impact of civil air transportation emissions is currently driving a low-carbon technology transition, towards more sustainable propulsion strategies. Boundary layer ingesting systems are one of the most promising solutions, as a closer integration between fuselage and propulsors is considered a key in the achievement of more sustainable architectures. Such architecture is characterized by a high level of integration between the airframe and propulsors, making the design process become a major challenge. The present work deals with a complete CFD based design and optimization of a propulsive fuselage concept, both in terms of airframe shape and fan design.

Boundary Layer Ingestion, Jet Propulsion, Aerodynamics, Optimization, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Published online 11/1/2023, 4 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: A. Battiston, A. Magrini, R. Ponza, E. Benini, J. Alderman, Numerical and experimental studies on BLI propulsor architectures, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 61-64, 2023


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