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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


  • Author: Martin, Dennis J.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Originator: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Langley Aeronautical Lab


  • Creation: 1958-02


  • English


  • Content Description: 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.


  • Keyword: flutter characteristics
  • Keyword: missiles


  • Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
    Code: NACA
  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd
  • Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R14320
  • URL:
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-4197
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930085030
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc56921