An Experimental Study of Water-Pressure Distributions During Landings and Planing of a Heavily Loaded Rectangular Flat-Plate Model

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Note presenting an investigation to determine the distribution of water pressure on seaplanes, in which a rectangular flat-plate model 1 foot wide and 5 feet long was subjected to smooth-water impact and planing tests. Initial impact conditions and maximum pressures are presented in tables and figures for all impacts, together with time histories of the pressure distribution, draft, vertical velocity, vertical acceleration, and wetted length.

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40 p. : ill.

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Smiley, Robert F. September 1951.

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  • Main Title: An Experimental Study of Water-Pressure Distributions During Landings and Planing of a Heavily Loaded Rectangular Flat-Plate Model
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Note presenting an investigation to determine the distribution of water pressure on seaplanes, in which a rectangular flat-plate model 1 foot wide and 5 feet long was subjected to smooth-water impact and planing tests. Initial impact conditions and maximum pressures are presented in tables and figures for all impacts, together with time histories of the pressure distribution, draft, vertical velocity, vertical acceleration, and wetted length.

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40 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R17168
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930087878 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-2453
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930087878
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc59850

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Smiley, Robert F. An Experimental Study of Water-Pressure Distributions During Landings and Planing of a Heavily Loaded Rectangular Flat-Plate Model, report, September 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc59850/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.