Tests of N.A.C.A. airfoils in the variable-density wind tunnel Series 24

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"This note is the fifth of a series covering an investigation of a number of related airfoils. It presents the results obtained from tests of a group of six low-cambered airfoils in the variable-density wind tunnel. The mean camber lines are identical for the six airfoils and are of such a form that the maximum mean camber is 2 per cent of the chord and is at a position 0.4 of the chord behind the loading edge. The airfoils differ in thickness only, the maximum-thickness/chord ratios being 0.06, 0.09, 0.12, 0.15, 0.18, and 0.21" (p. 1).

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Jacobs, Eastman N. & Ward, Kenneth E. January 1932.

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  • Main Title: Tests of N.A.C.A. airfoils in the variable-density wind tunnel Series 24
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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"This note is the fifth of a series covering an investigation of a number of related airfoils. It presents the results obtained from tests of a group of six low-cambered airfoils in the variable-density wind tunnel. The mean camber lines are identical for the six airfoils and are of such a form that the maximum mean camber is 2 per cent of the chord and is at a position 0.4 of the chord behind the loading edge. The airfoils differ in thickness only, the maximum-thickness/chord ratios being 0.06, 0.09, 0.12, 0.15, 0.18, and 0.21" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R10444
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081154 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-404
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081154
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54043

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Jacobs, Eastman N. & Ward, Kenneth E. Tests of N.A.C.A. airfoils in the variable-density wind tunnel Series 24, report, January 1932; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54043/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.