Summary of flutter experiences as a guide to the preliminary design of lifting surfaces on missiles

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Presented is a limited review of some experiences in flight testing of missiles and of wing flutter investigations that may be of interest in missile design. Several types of flutter of concern in missile studies are briefly described. Crude criteria are presented for two of the most common types of flutter to permit a rapid estimate to be made of the probability of the occurrence of flutter. Many of the details of the flutter problem have been omitted, and only the broader elements have been retained so as to give the designer an overall view of the subject.

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Martin, Dennis J February 1, 1958.

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  • Main Title: Summary of flutter experiences as a guide to the preliminary design of lifting surfaces on missiles
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Presented is a limited review of some experiences in flight testing of missiles and of wing flutter investigations that may be of interest in missile design. Several types of flutter of concern in missile studies are briefly described. Crude criteria are presented for two of the most common types of flutter to permit a rapid estimate to be made of the probability of the occurrence of flutter. Many of the details of the flutter problem have been omitted, and only the broader elements have been retained so as to give the designer an overall view of the subject.

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  • : 93R14320
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930085030 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-4197
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930085030
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc56921

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The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915 to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958 the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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  • February 1, 1958

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Martin, Dennis J. Summary of flutter experiences as a guide to the preliminary design of lifting surfaces on missiles, report, February 1, 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc56921/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.