Two-dimensional unsteady lift problems in supersonic flight Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Two-dimensional unsteady lift problems in supersonic flight
  • Series Title NACA Technical Reports

Creator

  • Author: Heaslet, Max A.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Lomax, Harvard
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Originator: Ames Aeronautical Laboratory (U.S.)
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Ames Aeronautical Lab

Date

  • Creation: 1947-12-05

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The variation of pressure distribution is calculated for a two-dimensional supersonic airfoil either experiencing a sudden angle-of-attack change or entering a sharp-edge gust. From these pressure distributions the indicial lift functions applicable to unsteady lift problems are determined for two cases. Results are presented which permit the determination of maximum increment in lift coefficient attained by an unrestrained airfoil during its flight through a gust. As an application of these results, the minimum altitude for safe flight through a specific gust is calculated for a particular supersonic wing of given strength and wing loading.
  • Physical Description: 9 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: lift characteristics
  • Keyword: unsteady lift problems

Collection

  • Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
    Code: NACA
  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd
  • Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R21300
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092010
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-945
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092010
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60268