Reduction of Lift of a Wing Due to Its Drag

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This analysis computes for a predetermined airfoil and given Reynolds Number the course of the "displacement thickness," i.e., the course of the layer by which the streamlines of the potential flow are pushed away from the wing through the frictional layer. The result is, to a certain extent, a new wing contour.

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Stüper, J. November 1935.

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This analysis computes for a predetermined airfoil and given Reynolds Number the course of the "displacement thickness," i.e., the course of the layer by which the streamlines of the potential flow are pushed away from the wing through the frictional layer. The result is, to a certain extent, a new wing contour.

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[9] p.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23556
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094636 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-781
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094636
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63437

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Stüper, J. Reduction of Lift of a Wing Due to Its Drag, report, November 1935; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63437/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.