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Initial Results from a Hybrid Electro-Thermal Electro-Mechanical Simulation Tool (HETEMS)
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published June 15, 2015 by SAE International in United States
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Low power ice protection systems are an important research area that is highlighted in the EU Clean Sky programme.
In this paper an icing wind tunnel test of a full-scale wing incorporating both an electro-thermal and a hybrid electro-thermal electro-mechanical system is described. A description of a software tool to analyse both systems as full 3D models is also given. Preliminary comparisons of test data and prediction are shown both for the electro-thermal system and the hybrid system.
Initial comparisons show a reasonable correlation in the main with recommendations for a structure tear-down to identify exact internal transducer locations. Recommendations are also made with regard to undertaking tests to determine a more consistent set of mechanical failure properties of ice. Future work in the development of the tool is also discussed.
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CitationHatch, C., Gent, R., and Moser, R., "Initial Results from a Hybrid Electro-Thermal Electro-Mechanical Simulation Tool (HETEMS)," SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-2142, 2015, https://doi.org/10.4271/2015-01-2142.
- Hatch, C., Moser, R., Gent, R., and Hicks, P., “The Building Blocks for a Hybrid ElectroThermal-ElectroMechanical Simulation Tool,” SAE Technical Paper 2011-38-0035, 2011, doi:10.4271/2011-38-0035.