The transonic characteristics of 38 cambered rectangular wings of varying aspect ratio and thickness as determined by the transonic-bump technique

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Report presenting an investigation to determine the effects of camber on the aerodynamic characteristics of a series of rectangular wings with various aspect ratios and thickness-to-chord ratios using the transonic bump method. Testing occurred over a range of Mach and Reynolds numbers. Lift, drag, and pitching moment data are presented for wings of 5 aspect ratios, NACA 63A2XX and 63A4XX sections, and 5 thickness-to-chord ratios.

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Nelson, Warren H. & Krumm, Walter J. June 1955.

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  • Main Title: The transonic characteristics of 38 cambered rectangular wings of varying aspect ratio and thickness as determined by the transonic-bump technique
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Report presenting an investigation to determine the effects of camber on the aerodynamic characteristics of a series of rectangular wings with various aspect ratios and thickness-to-chord ratios using the transonic bump method. Testing occurred over a range of Mach and Reynolds numbers. Lift, drag, and pitching moment data are presented for wings of 5 aspect ratios, NACA 63A2XX and 63A4XX sections, and 5 thickness-to-chord ratios.

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173 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R13438
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930084148 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-3502
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930084148
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57496

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Nelson, Warren H. & Krumm, Walter J. The transonic characteristics of 38 cambered rectangular wings of varying aspect ratio and thickness as determined by the transonic-bump technique, report, June 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57496/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.