A study of the application of power-spectral methods of generalized harmonic analysis to gust loads on airplanes

Harry Press, Bernard Mazelsky
Jan 1953

The applicability of some results from the theory of generalized harmonic analysis (or power-spectral analysis) to the analysis of gust loads on airplanes in continuous rough air is examined. The general relations for linear systems between power spectrums of a random input disturbance and and output response are used to relate the spectrum or airplane load in rough air to the spectrum of atmospheric gust velocity.

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