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Case study on aerodynamics stability of bixel wing-in-ground effect craft


Pua'at, Ahmad Afifi and Matdaud, Zulkifli and Zhahir, Amzari and Ahmad, Mohamed Tarmizi and Hassan, Aziz (2019) Case study on aerodynamics stability of bixel wing-in-ground effect craft. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 642. pp. 1-14. ISSN 1757-8981; ESSN: 1757-899X


Wing-in-ground effect (WIG) crafts fly efficiently by exploiting the ground effect i.e. generating a notable rise in the lift-over-drag ratio when a three-dimensional wing approaches a large flat plane either water or ground surface. A successful WIG craft will create another mode of transportation categorise in between commercial airplanes and marine vessels. Hence, this paper presents a case study of Bixel Wing-In-Ground-Effect aerodynamic (Bixel WIG). The initial task is to simulate Bixel WIG aerodynamic using XFLR5 software. The craft configuration is a double wing flat aerofoil wave rider design with aspect ratio variation from 0.25 to 0.5 as in USA PATENT #5105898 C.BIXEL. Based on the result of the simulation, the design of the six seater double wing Bixel WIG is proposed. The design is benchmarked against Lippisch RHB X-114 and UH-18 SPW.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/642/1/012001
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
Keywords: Wing-in-ground-effect; WIGE craft; Aerodynamics; Bixel; Hoverwing
Depositing User: Ms. Nuraida Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2020 21:57
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2020 21:57
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/80865
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