Notes on aerodynamic forces 1 : rectilinear motion

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The study of the motion of perfect fluids is of paramount importance for the understanding of the chief phenomena occurring in the air surrounding an aircraft, and for the numerical determination of their effects. The author recently successfully employed some simple methods for the investigation of the flow of a perfect fluid that have never been mentioned in connection with aeronautical problems. These methods appeal particularly to the engineer who is untrained in performing laborious mathematical computations, as they do away with these and allow one to obtain many interesting results by the mere application of some general and well-known ... continued below

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Munk, Max M. July 1, 1922.

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The study of the motion of perfect fluids is of paramount importance for the understanding of the chief phenomena occurring in the air surrounding an aircraft, and for the numerical determination of their effects. The author recently successfully employed some simple methods for the investigation of the flow of a perfect fluid that have never been mentioned in connection with aeronautical problems. These methods appeal particularly to the engineer who is untrained in performing laborious mathematical computations, as they do away with these and allow one to obtain many interesting results by the mere application of some general and well-known principles of mechanics. Discussed here are the kinetic energy of moving fluids, the momentum of a body in a perfect fluid, two dimensional flow, three dimensional flow, and the distribution of the transverse forces of very elongated surfaces of revolution.

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  • : 93R10189
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930080899 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-104
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930080899
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53790

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Munk, Max M. Notes on aerodynamic forces 1 : rectilinear motion, report, July 1, 1922; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53790/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.