Preliminary Investigation of Cyclic De-Icing of an Airfoil Using an External Electric Heater

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"An investigation was conducted in the NACA Lewis icing research tunnel to determine the characteristics and requirements of cyclic deicing of a 65,2-216 airfoil by use of an external electric heater. The present investigation was limited to an airspeed of 175 miles per hour. Data are presented to show the effects of variations in heat-on and heat-off periods, ambient air temperature, liquid-water content, angle of attack, and. heating distribution on the requirements for cyclic deicing" (p. 1).

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Lewis, James P. & Bowden, Dean T. February 4, 1952.

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  • Main Title: Preliminary Investigation of Cyclic De-Icing of an Airfoil Using an External Electric Heater
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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"An investigation was conducted in the NACA Lewis icing research tunnel to determine the characteristics and requirements of cyclic deicing of a 65,2-216 airfoil by use of an external electric heater. The present investigation was limited to an airspeed of 175 miles per hour. Data are presented to show the effects of variations in heat-on and heat-off periods, ambient air temperature, liquid-water content, angle of attack, and. heating distribution on the requirements for cyclic deicing" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 81N73133
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19810068711 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E51J30
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53516

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  • February 4, 1952

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Lewis, James P. & Bowden, Dean T. Preliminary Investigation of Cyclic De-Icing of an Airfoil Using an External Electric Heater, report, February 4, 1952; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53516/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.