Resume of the theory of naval and aerial propulsive propellers and of airplanes in the rectilinear flight

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Though dissimilar, these two subjects have been united because they have some points in common. The computation of the movement of an airplane can only be correctly established if we are in a position to know exactly the thrust and resisting torque of the propeller for the various values of slip, which may vary greatly according to circumstance. The first part of the work concerns propellers and introduces as a fundamental variable, the true slip (delta) with respect to the effective pitch, which is the advance per revolution of the propeller corresponding to no thrust. The second part deals with ... continued below

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Rateau, A April 1, 1921.

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  • Main Title: Resume of the theory of naval and aerial propulsive propellers and of airplanes in the rectilinear flight
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Memorandums

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Though dissimilar, these two subjects have been united because they have some points in common. The computation of the movement of an airplane can only be correctly established if we are in a position to know exactly the thrust and resisting torque of the propeller for the various values of slip, which may vary greatly according to circumstance. The first part of the work concerns propellers and introduces as a fundamental variable, the true slip (delta) with respect to the effective pitch, which is the advance per revolution of the propeller corresponding to no thrust. The second part deals with characteristic curves of an airplane.

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  • : 93R10025
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930080735 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-17
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930080735
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53616

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  • April 1, 1921

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Rateau, A. Resume of the theory of naval and aerial propulsive propellers and of airplanes in the rectilinear flight, report, April 1, 1921; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53616/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.