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Active Gurney Flap Design Modification for High Speed Operation and Natural Frequency Estimate
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Active Gurney Flap Design Modification for High Speed Operation and Natural Frequency Estimate
Kim, Taejoo; Kim, Do-Hyung; Paek, Seung-Kil;
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Working displacement variation by elastic deformation of active Gurney flap which was operated on high frequency was observed. Flap-wise natural frequency was lower than mode analysis result and hinge boundary condition was identified to be the cause through the simple modal test. Design modification for increasing natural frequency was conducted for minimizing the elastic deformation at maximum 35 Hz operating condition which was design requirement condition. Brass bushing was applied instead of rotating bearing for gap minimization and Gurney flap design modification was conducted to increase of the flap-wise natural frequency. Design modification effect was validated by natural frequency comparison with mode analysis result and modal test result of design modification model.
Active Gurney Flap;Natural Frequency;Elastic Deformation;Mode Analysis;
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