Comparison of Heat Transfer from Airfoil in Natural and Simulated Icing Conditions

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"An investigation of the heat transfer from an airfoil in clear air and in simulated icing conditions was conducted in the NACA Lewis 6- by 9-foot icing-research tunnel in order to determine the validity of heat-transfer data as obtained in the tunnel. This investigation was made on the same model NACA 65,2-016 airfoil section used in a previous flight study, under similar heating, icing, and operating conditions. The effect of tunnel turbulence, in clear air and in icing was indicated by the forward movement of transition from laminar to turbulent heat transfer" (p. 1).

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Gelder, Thomas F. & Lewis, James P. September 1951.

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  • Main Title: Comparison of Heat Transfer from Airfoil in Natural and Simulated Icing Conditions
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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"An investigation of the heat transfer from an airfoil in clear air and in simulated icing conditions was conducted in the NACA Lewis 6- by 9-foot icing-research tunnel in order to determine the validity of heat-transfer data as obtained in the tunnel. This investigation was made on the same model NACA 65,2-016 airfoil section used in a previous flight study, under similar heating, icing, and operating conditions. The effect of tunnel turbulence, in clear air and in icing was indicated by the forward movement of transition from laminar to turbulent heat transfer" (p. 1).

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51 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 81N73134
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19810068712 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-2480
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19810068712
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53518

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Gelder, Thomas F. & Lewis, James P. Comparison of Heat Transfer from Airfoil in Natural and Simulated Icing Conditions, report, September 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53518/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.