概念設計手法を用いた Blended Wing Body の機体成立性の検討 Feasibility Study of Blended Wing Body by Means of Conceptual Design
The Blended Wing Body (BWB) has been studied as a configuration of next-generation large-scale jet transport. The principal advantages of the BWB configuration are reduction in fuel consumption by improvement of lift-drag ratio and decrease in structural weight. In this study, the optimal number of passengers for the BWB is discussed by designing several BWB aircrafts for different numbers of passengers. Suitable number of passengers is found to be about 400 from the viewpoint of the cabin layout and airport facilities. Then, the BWB and a conventional aircraft have been designed by a conceptual design method under similar design requirements. By comparing the results, drastic reduction in fuel weight was confirmed.
- 日本航空宇宙学会論文集 = Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
日本航空宇宙学会論文集 = Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences 52(603), 186-188, 2004-04-05