Wake-vortex decay in external turbulence


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Geurts, Bernard J. and Kuczaj, Arkadiusz K. (2010) Wake-vortex decay in external turbulence. In: Seventh International ERCOFTAC Workshop on Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation, 8-10 September 2008, Trieste, Italy (pp. pp. 499-504).

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Abstract:Wake vortices that form behind a moving aircraft represent 11 safety COil cern for other aircraft.s that follow. These tornado-like wake structures may persist for several minutes, extending for many kilometers across the sky. This safety issue is particularly important close to major airports where successive aircrafts follow approximately the same approach or departure paths at relatively high frequency. For this reason, safety regulations require aircrafts to be well separated in flight. This obviously limits the airport's throughput capacity, even to the point of leading to congestion and delays.
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Copyright:© 2010 Springer
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/75950
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3652-0_74
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