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Theory of wing sections : including a summary of airfoil data / by Ira H. Abbott and Albert E. Von Doenhoff. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Abbott, Ira H.
Publication:
New York : Dover Publications, 1959.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (677 p.)
Series:
Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering
Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering
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Other Title:
Theory of Wing Sections
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Concise compilation of subsonic aerodynamic characteristics of NACA wing sections, plus description of theory. 350 pages of tables.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
PREFACE TO DOVER EDITION
PREFACE
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 - THE SIGNIFICANCE OF WING-SECTION CHARACTERISTICS
1.1. Symbols.
1.2. The Forces on Wings.
1.3. Effect of Aspect Ratio.
1.4. Application of Section Data to Monoplane Wings.
1.5. Applicability of Section Data.
CHAPTER 2 - SIMPLE TWO-DIMENSIONAL FLOWS
2.1. Symbols.
2.2. Introduction.
2.3. Concept of a Perfect Fluid.
2.4. Equations of Motion.
2.5. Description of Flow Patterns.
2.6. Simple Two-dimensional Flows.
CHAPTER 3 - THEORY OF WING SECTIONS OF FINITE THICKNESS
3.1. Symbols.
3.2. Introduction.
3.3. Complex Variables.
3.4. Conformal Transformations.
3.5. Transformation of a Circle into a Wing Section.
3.6. Flow about Arbitrary Wing Sections.
CHAPTER 4 - THEORY OF THIN WING SECTIONS
4.1. Symbols.
CHAPTER 5 - THE EFFECTS OF VISCOSITY
5.1. Symbols.
5.2. Concept of Reynolds Number and Boundary Layer.
5.6. Momentum Relation.
CHAPTER 6 - FAMILIES OF WING SECTIONS
6.1. Symbols.
CHAPTER 7 - EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WING SECTIONS
7.1. Symbols.
7.2. Introduction.
CHAPTER 8 - HIGH-LIFT DEVICES
8.1. Symbols.
8.2. Introduction.
8.3. Plain Flaps.
CHAPTER 9 - EFFECTS OF COMPRESSIBILITY AT SUBSONIC SPEEDS
REFERENCES
APPENDIXES
INDEX.
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Contributor:
Doenhoff, A. E. von.
ISBN:
0-486-13499-7
1-62198-621-7
OCLC:
868270509