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Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a highly swept, untwisted, uncambered arrow wing

Paul L Coe

Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a highly swept, untwisted, uncambered arrow wing

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For the sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Wings, Swept-back,
  • Spoilers (Airplanes),
  • Aerodynamics, Supersonic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul L. Coe, Jr., Scott O. Kjelgaard, and Garl L. Gentry, Jr
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 2176
    ContributionsKjelgaard, Scott O, Gentry, Garl L, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17979699M

    The distance between a wing root and wing tip the length of the wing. Wing span is the distance from one wing tip to the other wing tip. The ratio of wing length to chord is called the aspect ratio. The amount of lift and drag generated by an aerofoil depends on its shape, surface area, angle of attack, air density and speed through the air. The ratio of lift-to-drag, L/D, for a wing or airfoil is an important aerodynamic parameter, and may be considered as a direct measure of the aerodynamic efficiency of the wing. If a wing is pitched through a range of angle of attack, L/D first increases, then goes through a maximum, and then decreases. Consider a rectangular wing mounted in a low-speed subsonic wind tunnel. The wing model completely spans the test-section so that the flow "sees" essentially an infinite wing. If the wing has a NACA airfoil section and a chord of m, calculate the lift about the quarter-chord per unit span when the airflow pressure, temperature, and velocity are 1 atmosphere, K, and 42 m/s.


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Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a highly swept, untwisted, uncambered arrow wing by Paul L Coe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a highly swept, untwisted, uncambered arrow wing. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch ; [Springfield, Va.

Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a highly swept arrow wing configuration with several deflected leading edge concepts by Gentry, G. L., Jr.; Coe, P. L., Jr. I know there are advantages of swept-back wings delaying shock-wave allowing a aircraft to fly faster.

However, what are the disadvantages. I know one of them is that they have very poor low speed characteristics, however I do not know the reason.

Low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of wings with sweep discontinuities. Authors; Authors and affiliations discontinuity is modelled by the introduction of a discontinuity in the equivalent vortex pattern chosen to replace the wing. The total lift, induced drag, pitching moment coefficients and span-wise location of the centre of pressure Author: Sridhar M Ramachandra, Sheo Prakash.

Air flowing over any swept wing tends to move spanwise towards the rearmost end of the wing. On a rearward-swept wing this is outwards towards the tip, while on a forward-swept wing it is inwards towards the root. As a result, the dangerous tip stall condition of a rearward-swept design becomes a safer and more controllable root stall on a forward-swept design.

An investigation was conducted in the Langley 4- by 7-Meter Tunnel to provide a detailed study of wing pressure distributions and forces and moments acting on a highly swept arrow-wing model at. Look at the CL aircraft. This aircraft has to fly slowly, because firefighting is more eficacious at low speeds.

Wikipedia: One rule is that such profiles usually have greater thicknesses, more camber (curvature of median line) for being bette. Forward-swept wing designs appear to offer selected aerodynamic performance improvements over conventional aft-swept wings, such as higher lift-drag ratios, lower trim drag, and better stall/spin characteristics (ref.

In addition, these designs may allow for. An investigation was conducted in a low-turbulence pressure tunnel to determine the two-dimensional lift and pitching-moment characteristics of an NACA and an NACA airfoil with percent-chord single-slotted flaps.

Both models were tested with flaps deflected from 0 deg to 45 deg, at angles of attack from minus 6 deg to several degrees past stall, at Reynolds numbers from Low-Speed Aerodynamics: From Wing Theory to Panel Methods | Free. low speed aerodynamic from wing theory panel methods (15 files+.

Low-Speed Aerodynamics: From Wing Theory to Panel Methods (Mcgraw-Hill Series in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering) by Joseph Katz, Allen Plotkin Low-Speed Aerodynamics: From Wing Theory to Panel Methods - pdf. The X, the experimental forward swept wing aircraft designed by the NASA, was intended to validate studies that said forward swept wing should provide better control and lift qualities in extreme maneuvers, and possibly reduce aerodynamic drag as well as fly more efficiently at cruise speeds.

A numerical analysis is performed to investigate the aerodynamic characteristics and the static height stability of the endplate and the anhedral angle on an aspect-ratio-one wing-in-ground effect.

Jul 22,  · Aerodynamic characteristics at transonic speeds of a wing having a 45 degree sweep, aspect ratio 8, taper ratioand airfoil sections varying from the NACA 63A section at the root to the NACA 63A section at the truetax.online: William D. Morrison, Paul G. Fournier. Some studies have examined the aerodynamic characteristics of forward swept wing and prove number the identical transonic maneuver design conditions, a forward swept wing can be provide lesser drag than an equivalent aft swept wing [ 5,6 ].

For laminar flow wing, the reduction in sweep in the case of forward swept wing leads. A leading edge slot is a fixed aerodynamic feature of the wing of some aircraft to reduce the stall speed and promote good low-speed handling qualities.

A leading edge slot is a spanwise gap in each wing, allowing air to flow from below the wing to its upper surface. Oct 04,  · "An investigation has been conducted in the Langley MPH 7- by foot tunnel to determine the effect of negative dihedral, tip droop, and wing-tip shape on the low-speed aerodynamic characteristics of a complete model having a 45 degrees sweptback truetax.online: M.

Leroy Spearman, Robert E. Becht. However, with the trailing-edge swept (arrow wing or cropped arrow wing), it has been found that the wing loadings in the vicinity of the trailing edge are highly sensitive to the trailing-edge sweep.

As a temporary fix to this problem, the near wake region has an additional boundary condition, AC = 0. An investigation was conducted in the Langley low turbulence pressure tunnel to determine the low-speed, two dimensional characteristics of a percent-thick supercritical airfoil.

The airfoil was tested at Reynolds numbers (based on chord) from million to million, at Mach numbers from toand at geometric angles of attack.

This location is important in determining the aerodynamic characteristics of the airfoil. (4) The swept wing aircraft does not have an abrupt loss of lift at Cl(max). Low speed stall will start at the wing's trailing edge. Where Cl/CL is a maximum. Pulling back on the control stick (or yoke) will cause the airplane to climb if the plane is.

Note that unlike the aerodynamic center, the location of the center of pressure depends upon the lift coefficient. Airfoil Drag Characteristics The drag on an airfoil (2-D wing) is primarily due to viscous effects at low speed and compressibility effects (wave drag) at.

Apr 27,  · Yes of course. Wing produces two types of drag. (1) Parasite Drag (which is a combination of Form drag, Skin friction drag and Interference drag) (2) Induced Drag The total aerodynamic force generated by a wing is tilted backwards.

So it pro. An investigation was made to determine the effect of various high lift devices on a highly sweptforward wing with a leading edge sweep angle of 55 degrees and on a straight wing, both wings having an aspect ratio of and the same span.

Experimental tests were made in the Cal Tech - Merrill low speed wind tunnel at Pasadena City College on both types of wing with and without truetax.online: J. Densmore. So we have to remove, from our calculations for each type of wing, the lift-induced drag, which had been greater in the straight wing.

And this makes the straight wing drag coefficient lower at moderately high supersonic speeds, compared to the swept wing. Low-speed wind-tunnel tests have been conducted to determine the two-dimensional aerodynamic characteristics of the NACA 65 suba =airfoil.

The results were compared with data from another low-speed wind tunnel and also with theoretical predictions obtained by using a viscous subsonic method. The wing aerodynamic characteristics were evaluated by empirical methods and were later validated and refined through low-speed, low-Reynolds windtunnel testing performed in France (prototype) and in CTA (series production version).

EMB Xingu. The Xingu is a pressurized twin turboprop aircraft with a passenger capacity. First flight. For a subsonic airfoil, the aerodynamic center (the point of support) is approximately 25 percent of the way back from the wing leading edge.

In supersonic flight, the aerodynamic center moves back to 50 percent of the wing’s chord, causing some significant changes in the airplane’s control and stability. Swept Wing and Sweep Angle Swept wings have a very low drag at high speed, and this is a bigger advantage than the disadvantages that swept wings have.

The disadvantages are: Tip stalling. Pitching up at low speed stall. High angles of attack on approach at low speed results in high drag values. Top. To find if any aerodynamic advantages accrued from large streamwise edges, a model with a pure delta planform of aspect ratio was progressively cropped to give a series of models of lower aspect ratio, and the results of low-speed tunnel tests compared with.

A supercritical airfoil is an airfoil designed primarily to delay the onset of wave drag in the transonic speed range. Supercritical airfoils are characterized by their flattened upper surface, highly cambered ("downward-curved") aft section, and larger leading-edge radius compared with NACA 6-series laminar airfoil shapes.

Standard wing shapes are designed to create lower pressure over the. Airplanes -- Wings, Swept-back. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Airplanes; Airplanes -- Wings; Used for: Airplanes -- Wings, Oblique; Sweepback wings. In other words, high speed flow is associated with low pressure, and low speed flow with high pressure." (8) Since the air flowing above a wing is moving faster than that flowing beneath it, its pressure is less and an upward force is exerted on the wing.

In his classic "Stick and Rudder" published more than sixty years ago, Wolfgang. This research presents the data from a Taguchi array on low speed with twin wing designs to establish the design parameters for their use in low speed and high altitude.

Also presented is how aerodynamic advantages can be achieved through understanding the interactions of parameters and their truetax.online by: 1.

Dec 11,  · Aerodynamics and performance; Shared Flashcard Set. Details. Title. Aerodynamics and performance. Description. Final review. The airflow over the top surface of the wing breaks away or separates which results in a large increase in drag and a large loss of lift.

At low speed the drag on an aircraft is mainly (a) Definition. Lift Induced. Consider a rectangular wing mounted in a low-speed subsonic wing tunnel. The wing model completely spans the test-section so that the flow "sees" essentially an infinite wing. If the wing has a NACA airfoil section and a chord of m, calculate the lift, drag, and moment about the quarter-chord per unit span when the airflow pressure.

Airplanes. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Flying-machines; Related term: Aircraft industry; Narrower terms: Airplanes -- Air refueling; Ai. Low-speed wind-tunnel measurements of the lift, drag and pitching moment on three symmetrical ogee-wing models and on a symmetrical slender wing-body model, (Aeronautical Research Council) [D.

A Kirby] on truetax.online *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jan 22,  · Consider an infinite wing with an NACA airfoil section and a chord length of 3 ft. The wing is at an angle of attack of 5º in an airflow with velocity ft/s at standard sea-level truetax.onlineate the lift, drag, and moment about the quarter chord per unit span.

Low-Speed Wind-Tunnel Tests on a Sweptback Wing Model (Buccaneer Mark I) with Blowing at the Wing Leading Edge and Blowing over the Flaps and Drooped Ailerons By S. BUTLER Aerodynamics Dept., R.A.E., Farnborough Reports and Memoranda No. An investigation on the aerodynamics of a symmetrical airfoil in ground effect The flow characteristics over a symmetrical airfoil––NACA ––are studied experimentally in a low speed wind tunnel.

Information on aerodynamic characteristics of different wing configurations in ground effect is also needed to help the designer Cited by: Everybody knows that if you try to push on the air with your hand, the air moves out of the way before you can develop much force.

To reconcile idea 1 with idea 2, observe that the airplane is moving sideways, so that at each moment, it is pulling down on a new parcel of air. It transfers some momentum before the parcel has time to move out of the way.

A multi-spar wing layout is particularly useful in constructing wings for what type of aircraft? High speed. Low speed. Low level. Trainers. 7. Aircraft wing ribs often have large lightening holes in them. What is a possible use for these. holes: To prevent condensation. To allow fuel to flow along the wing.

To allow the wing to flex more.The airfoil may be imagined as part of a wing which projects into and out of the page, stretching to plus and minus infinity.

Such a wing, with an infinite span perpendicular to the page, is called an infinite wing. The aerodynamic force on the airfoil, by definition, is the force exerted on a unit span of the infinite wing.A TECHNIQUE TO PREDICT THE AERODYNAMIC LOSSES OF BATTLE DAMAGED WINGS drag coefficient increment (a greater increase in drag).

As the jet strengthened, the pitching moment coefficient became more negative (i.e. nose down). Effects of Obliquity It was found that adding positive obliquity gener-ally weakened the jet and delayed transition to aCited by: 1.