Incompressible flutter characteristics of representative aircraft wings

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This report gives the results of a detailed study of the flutter characteristics of four representative aircraft wings. This study was made using the electric-analog computer at the California Institute of Technology. During the course of this investigation eight important parameters of each wing were varied and, in addition, the effects of mass, inertia, pitching spring, and location of a concentrated mass were investigated for all four wings and at several sweepback angles.

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Wilts, C H January 1, 1958.

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This report gives the results of a detailed study of the flutter characteristics of four representative aircraft wings. This study was made using the electric-analog computer at the California Institute of Technology. During the course of this investigation eight important parameters of each wing were varied and, in addition, the effects of mass, inertia, pitching spring, and location of a concentrated mass were investigated for all four wings and at several sweepback angles.

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  • : 93R21659
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092369 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-1390
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092369
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60817

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The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915 to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958 the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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  • January 1, 1958

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Wilts, C H. Incompressible flutter characteristics of representative aircraft wings, report, January 1, 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60817/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.