Study of the Subsonic Forces and Moments on an Inclined Plate of Infinite Span

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Note presenting a study of existing experimental and theoretical results for an inclined flat plate of infinite span, and of the extent to which the results are indicative of those for thin airfoil sections. The study included an examination of the flow about an inclined plate, the forces on the plate, and the adequacy of theory in predicting the forces. The results indicate that there are two important ranges of angle of attack differing by the extent of flow separation on the upper surface.

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25 p. : ill.

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Wick, Bradford H. June 1954.

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  • Main Title: Study of the Subsonic Forces and Moments on an Inclined Plate of Infinite Span
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Note presenting a study of existing experimental and theoretical results for an inclined flat plate of infinite span, and of the extent to which the results are indicative of those for thin airfoil sections. The study included an examination of the flow about an inclined plate, the forces on the plate, and the adequacy of theory in predicting the forces. The results indicate that there are two important ranges of angle of attack differing by the extent of flow separation on the upper surface.

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25 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R13409
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930084119 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-3221
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930084119
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57443

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Wick, Bradford H. Study of the Subsonic Forces and Moments on an Inclined Plate of Infinite Span, report, June 1954; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57443/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.