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van Arnhem, N. (author), de Vries, R. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This paper presents an experimental and numerical study of the aerodynamic interaction between horizontal tail-mounted propellers and the airframe. A representative aircraft model was installed in a low-speed wind-tunnel and measurements were taken with an external balance to determine the e_ect of propeller installation on integral forces and...
conference paper 2019
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de Vries, R. (author), van Arnhem, N. (author), Avallone, F. (author), Ragni, D. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), Eitelberg, G. (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This experimental study focuses on the aerodynamic interaction effects that occur between an over-the-wing (OTW) propeller and a wing boundary-layer. An OTW propeller is positioned above the hinge-line of a wing featuring a plain flap. The measurements are carried out with and without axial pressure gradients by deflecting the flap and by...
conference paper 2019
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Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Kuschnerus, M. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Sandy beaches are highly dynamic areas affected by different natural and anthropogenic effects. Large changes, caused by a storm for example, are in general well-understood and easy to measure. Most times, only small changes, at the centimeter scale, are occurring, but these changes accumulate significantly over periods from weeks to months....
journal article 2019
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de Vries, R. (author), Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author), Vos, Roelof (author)
This study compares a hybrid-electric aircraft featuring a propulsive empennage and over-the- wing, distributed-propulsion to a conventional regional turboprop. The impact of multiple design parameters, mission requirements, and technology assumptions on maximum take-off mass and payload-range energy efficiency is evaluated, in order to...
conference paper 2019
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Anders, K. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Mara, Hubert (author), de Vries, S. (author), Höfle, B. (author)
Geomorphic processes occur spatially variable and at varying magnitudes, frequencies and velocities, which poses a great challenge to current methods of topographic change analysis. For the quantification of surface change, permanent terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) can generate time series of 3D point clouds at high temporal and spatial...
journal article 2019
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Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author), Vos, Roelof (author), de Vries, R. (author), Veldhuis, L.L.M. (author)
This paper presents the results of a study into the effect of distributed hybrid-electric propulsion on aircraft performance and characteristics. To size these aircraft, a new preliminary sizing method for hybrid-electric aircraft with distributed propulsion, including aero-propulsive interaction, is combined with a modified Class-II weight...
conference paper 2019
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de Vries, R. (author), Brown, M.T.H. (author), Vos, R. (author)
The potential benefits of hybrid-electric propulsion (HEP) have led to an increased interest in this topic over the past decade. One promising advantage of HEP is the distribution of power along the airframe, which enables synergistic configurations with improved aerodynamic and propulsive efficiency. The purpose of this paper is to present a...
conference paper 2018
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Vos, S.E. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Sandy coasts are vulnerable to predicted climate change, but also need to safeguard coastal housing, recreation, safety and ecology. “Building with Nature” is an important approach for resilient coastal maintenance, but corresponding predictive modelling tools are partly inconclusive, due to a lack of measurements over multiple spatial and...
conference paper 2017
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de Vries, S. (author), Verheijen, A.H. (author), Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Cohn, Nicholas (author), Ruggiero, P (author)
This paper shows the first results of measured spatial variability of beach erosion due to aeolian processes during the recently conducted SEDEX2 field experiment at Long Beach, Washington, U.S.A.. Beach erosion and sedimentation were derived using series of detailed terrestrial LIDAR measurements of beach morphology during three low tide...
conference paper 2017
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