Travel of the center of pressure of airfoils transversely to the air stream

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The experiments here described were performed for the purpose of obtaining the essential facts concerning the distribution of the air force along the span. We did not follow, however, the time-consuming method of point-to-point measurements of the pressure distribution on the wing surfaces, but determined directly the moment of mean force about an axis passing through the middle of the span parallel to the direction of flight.

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Katzmayr, Richard September 1, 1929.

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  • Main Title: Travel of the center of pressure of airfoils transversely to the air stream
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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The experiments here described were performed for the purpose of obtaining the essential facts concerning the distribution of the air force along the span. We did not follow, however, the time-consuming method of point-to-point measurements of the pressure distribution on the wing surfaces, but determined directly the moment of mean force about an axis passing through the middle of the span parallel to the direction of flight.

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  • : 93R20179
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090889 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-530
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090889
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277471

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  • September 1, 1929

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Katzmayr, Richard. Travel of the center of pressure of airfoils transversely to the air stream, report, September 1, 1929; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277471/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.