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Aircraft energy efficiency

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aircraft industry -- Energy conservation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNASA facts -- NF-96
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14927421M

    Get this from a library! Laminar flow control technology: aircraft energy efficiency program. [United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Many aircraft manufacturers have plans to design, re-engineer, and deliver more energy-efficient aircraft and engines into service using advanced manufacturing and engineering. New aircraft, whether acquired to expand capacity or replace existing capacity, are more energy efficient than the average aircraft in the existing commercial fleet.

      Officially, the EPA is adopting the the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) carbon dioxide aviation standard for new aircraft, making it effective for U.S. aircraft in But.   Technology has reduced CO 2 emissions by over 80 percent since the first jet aircraft. REDUCTION IN FUEL PER KM. %. 0. allowing more efficient .

    Be it through the ingenuity of aircraft engineers, or the ruthless efficiency of natural selection, airplanes and birds are often fine-tuned to be as energy efficient as possible. Doubling the energy means doubling the range to miles, but that would still be far short of NASA’s mile goal. As I confronted this reality, I began to think carefully about energy storage.


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Aircraft energy efficiency Download PDF EPUB FB2

The energy efficiency in transport is the useful travelled distance, of passengers, goods or any type of load; divided by the total energy put into the transport propulsion means. The energy input might be rendered in several different types depending on the type of propulsion, and normally such energy is presented in liquid fuels, electrical energy or food energy.

Energy Efficiency in Air Transportation explores the relationship between air transportation and energy use, starting with an analysis of air transport energy sources and their potential development. The book examines how different elements of the air transport system make use of energy, with an analysis of various methods for optimizing energy consumption.

Aircraft performance has a decisive influence on the fuel consumption of a certain flight, but obviously, there are aspects in the flight depending on how they are operated by airlines and especially on the infrastructure management that may largely affect the overall flight energy efficiency.

The suggested future aircraft concept is better than the traditional aircraft with regard to efficiency, cost, and environmental impact. In conclusion, the proposed aircraft concept for long range is an unavoidable choice for the future of the aviation sector to increase energy efficiency and decrease harmful environmental by:   Energy Efficiency: Concepts and Calculations is the first book of its kind to provide an applied, systems oriented description of energy intensity and efficiency in modern economies across the entire energy chain.

With an emphasis on analysis, specifically energy flow analysis, lifecycle energy accounting, economic analysis, technology evaluation, and policies/strategies for adopting high Book Edition: 1. Before you book, consider the carbon cost.

No US domestic airline is green by any means, but Frontier made the most efficient use of fuel in —11 percent better than the industry average. The central theme of this book is the energy method, which enhances understanding of the standard methods and provides accessibility to advanced topics.

As a result, readers gain a thorough understanding of the performance issues involved in operating an aircraft in an efficient. The efficiency can be defined as the amount of energy imparted to the plane per unit of energy in the fuel.

The rate at which energy is imparted equals thrust multiplied by airspeed. To get thrust, an aircraft engine is either a shaft engine – piston engine or turboprop, with its efficiency inversely proportional to its brake-specific fuel consumption – coupled with a propeller having its.

performance parameters of aircraft technology and operation are discussed. A technology and opera- tional outlook for reduced aircraft energy use is presented in Section 7, followed by a summary of industry characteristics and economic impacts that affect energy use of individual aircraft and the fleet as a whole in Section 8.

Tow-steered composites can reduce the structural weight of an aircraft by 10 percent while reducing fuel burn by percent. NASA is building a prototype of. The Aircraft Energy Efficiency (ACEE) project was born. This energy crisis of the s marked a turning point for the United States in a number of ways, one of which was that it changed fundamen-tally the focus of NASA’s aeronautical research.

Since its establishment in (as the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and through its. The German Cluster of Excellence SE²A (Sustainable and Energy Efficient Aviation) is established in order to investigate the influence of game-changing technologies on the energy efficiency of future transport aircraft.

In this paper, the preliminary investigation of the four game-changing technologies active flow [ ] Read more. To meet this goal, we will continue to invest in fuel efficiency improvements across our fleet and our entire business.

But because fuel efficiency alone won’t be enough to reach this ambitious target, we are also investing in new technology, like sustainable aviation fuel that emits far less CO 2 than conventional fuel on a lifecycle basis.

United is involved with the Carbon Disclosure. g GE Aircraft Engines Combustor Jet Engine Cycle Analysis •From Energy balance/ Combustor efficiency relationship: η combustor = Actual Enthalpy Rise/ Ideal Enthalpy Rise = (WF + W)*Cp combustorTexit – W*Cp combustorTinlet WF * FHV where W is airflow (lbm/sec).

Rule 4: When managing your airplane’s energy your goal is to detect, correct, and prevent altitude and airspeed deviations. Energy management is about making desired changes in vertical flight path and airspeed—when initiating a new maneuver (e.g., leveling off from a climb) or correcting deviations from the desired path/speed.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aircraft energy efficiency. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration: For sale by the Supt. We show that the thermal efficiency depends only on the compression ratio r and on the velocity of the aircraft.

The other two performance measures depend also on the ratio of the temperature at the turbine to the inlet temperature in the engine, T 3 / T i. business aircraft emissions are a small portion of those. The industry has a long history of continually leveraging technology to minimize noise and emissions, while improving safety and efficiency.» Only about 3 percent of the approximat busi-ness aircraft registered in.

In our recent transpacific airline ranking, we assessed and compared the fuel efficiency of the top 20 airlines operating flights between the U.S., East Asia, and Oceana. One interesting finding was that airlines that predominantly use the four-engine Boeing and Airbus A aircraft - Asiana, Korean Air, and Qantas - had the lowest overall fuel efficiency on transpacific operations.

CO 2 emissions and energy efficiency of aircraft are treated in Lee (), Babikian et al. (), Lee et al. (, and Morrell ( This book is intended for postgraduates, researchers.

Next up on the list of books offered is Apollo of Aeronautics: NASA's Aircraft Energy Efficiency Program, by Mark D. Bowles. This award-winning publication details the innovative research to improve aircraft and jet engine design in order to reduce fuel consumption by 50 percent.excess flow energy, resulting in high airflow noise and increased stress on the fan and the system.

Consequently, oversized fans not only cost more to purchase and to operate, they create avoidable system performance problems. The use of a “systems approach” in the fan selection process will typically yield a quieter, more efficient, and.The Aircraft Energy Efficiency Program is a year effort of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to accelerate the development of various aeronautical technologies which would make future transport aircraft up to 50 percent more fuel efficient than today's aircraft.

The program was to be completed by the end of