Investigation at supersonic speed (M = 1.53) of the pressure distribution over a 63 degrees swept airfoil of biconvex section at several angles of attack

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Report presenting the results of an investigation at supersonic speed of the distribution of pressure over the surface of a swept airfoil of biconvex section at various angles of attack. The measurements are compared with supersonic lifting-surface theory, which generally indicated good agreement except over the regions of the airfoil influenced by the subsonic trailing edge and the tips. Results regarding the pressure distribution, boundary-layer studies, and normal force and pitching moment are provided.

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41 p. : ill.

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Katzen, Elliott D.; Frick, Charles W. & Boyd, John W. September 24, 1948.

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  • Main Title: Investigation at supersonic speed (M = 1.53) of the pressure distribution over a 63 degrees swept airfoil of biconvex section at several angles of attack
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting the results of an investigation at supersonic speed of the distribution of pressure over the surface of a swept airfoil of biconvex section at various angles of attack. The measurements are compared with supersonic lifting-surface theory, which generally indicated good agreement except over the regions of the airfoil influenced by the subsonic trailing edge and the tips. Results regarding the pressure distribution, boundary-layer studies, and normal force and pitching moment are provided.

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41 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R14753
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930085463 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-A8F22
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930085463
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57778

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  • September 24, 1948

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Katzen, Elliott D.; Frick, Charles W. & Boyd, John W. Investigation at supersonic speed (M = 1.53) of the pressure distribution over a 63 degrees swept airfoil of biconvex section at several angles of attack, report, September 24, 1948; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57778/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.