Method for the determination of the spanwise lift distribution

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The method for determination of the spanwise lift distribution is based on the Fourier series for the representation of the lift distribution. The lift distribution, as well as the angle of attack, is split up in four elementary distributions. The insertion of the angle-of-attack distribution in the Fourier series for the lift distribution gives a compound third series which is of particular advantage for the determination of the lift distribution. The method is illustrated in an example and supplemented by a graphical method. Lastly, the results of several comparative calculations with other methods are reported.

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Lippisch, A. October 1935.

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The method for determination of the spanwise lift distribution is based on the Fourier series for the representation of the lift distribution. The lift distribution, as well as the angle of attack, is split up in four elementary distributions. The insertion of the angle-of-attack distribution in the Fourier series for the lift distribution gives a compound third series which is of particular advantage for the determination of the lift distribution. The method is illustrated in an example and supplemented by a graphical method. Lastly, the results of several comparative calculations with other methods are reported.

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[58] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R23559
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930094639 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-778
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930094639
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63442

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Lippisch, A. Method for the determination of the spanwise lift distribution, report, October 1935; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63442/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.