Experimental and theoretical studies of area suction for the control of the laminar boundary layer on an NACA 64a010 airfoil

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A low-turbulence wind-tunnel investigation was made of an NACA 64a010 airfoil having a porous surface to determine the reduction in section total-drag coefficient that might be obtained at large Reynolds numbers by the use of suction to produce continuous inflow through the surface of the airfoil (area suction). In addition to the experimental investigation, a related theoretical analysis was made to provide a basis of comparison for the test results.

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Braslow, Albert L; Burrows, Dale L; Tetervin, Neal & Visconti, Fioravante January 1, 1951.

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  • Main Title: Experimental and theoretical studies of area suction for the control of the laminar boundary layer on an NACA 64a010 airfoil
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A low-turbulence wind-tunnel investigation was made of an NACA 64a010 airfoil having a porous surface to determine the reduction in section total-drag coefficient that might be obtained at large Reynolds numbers by the use of suction to produce continuous inflow through the surface of the airfoil (area suction). In addition to the experimental investigation, a related theoretical analysis was made to provide a basis of comparison for the test results.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092080 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1025
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092080
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60369

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  • January 1, 1951

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Braslow, Albert L; Burrows, Dale L; Tetervin, Neal & Visconti, Fioravante. Experimental and theoretical studies of area suction for the control of the laminar boundary layer on an NACA 64a010 airfoil, report, January 1, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60369/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.