A finite step method for the calculation of span loadings of unusual plan forms

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Report presenting an investigation of the applicability of a finite-step method to the calculation of subsonic spanwise load distribution, lift-curve slope, lateral center of pressure, and aerodynamic center of unusual plan forms. The 20-step method was found to generally overestimate the amount of loading at the wing tip, but the lift-curve slope, lateral center of pressure, aerodynamic center, and loading shape generally agreed with lifting-surface results.

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Campbell, George S. July 16, 1951.

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  • Main Title: A finite step method for the calculation of span loadings of unusual plan forms
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting an investigation of the applicability of a finite-step method to the calculation of subsonic spanwise load distribution, lift-curve slope, lateral center of pressure, and aerodynamic center of unusual plan forms. The 20-step method was found to generally overestimate the amount of loading at the wing tip, but the lift-curve slope, lateral center of pressure, aerodynamic center, and loading shape generally agreed with lifting-surface results.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R15798
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930086508 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L50L13
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930086508
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc58733

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  • July 16, 1951

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Campbell, George S. A finite step method for the calculation of span loadings of unusual plan forms, report, July 16, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc58733/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.