Optimisation of a Harrier T4 Aileron Bell Crank

Harrier_T4_Sand_Casted_Bell_CrankThe use of optimisation software such as solidThinking Inspire has for a considerable time been applied in the aerospace industry.  This technical paper of Mr. Saif Arif of Coventry University discusses the use of the optimisation and design software to optimise a bell crank from a Harrier T4 military aircraft and with focus on design goals such as strength to weight ratio and the outcome of decreased angular displacement. Enjoy reading!





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