Aerodynamics of the Fuselage

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"The present report deals with a number of problems, particularly with the interaction of the fuselage with the wing and tail, on the basis of simple calculating method's derived from greatly idealized concepts. For the fuselage alone it affords, in variance with potential theory, a certain frictional lift in yawed flow, which, similar to the lift of a wing of small aspect ratio, is no longer linearly related to the angle of attack. Nevertheless there exists for this frictional lift something like a neutral stability point the position of which on oblong fuselages appears to be associated with the lift ... continued below

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[46] p. : ill.

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Multhopp, H. December 1942.

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"The present report deals with a number of problems, particularly with the interaction of the fuselage with the wing and tail, on the basis of simple calculating method's derived from greatly idealized concepts. For the fuselage alone it affords, in variance with potential theory, a certain frictional lift in yawed flow, which, similar to the lift of a wing of small aspect ratio, is no longer linearly related to the angle of attack. Nevertheless there exists for this frictional lift something like a neutral stability point the position of which on oblong fuselages appears to be associated with the lift increase of the fuselage in proximity to the zero lift, according to the present experiments" (p. 1).

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[46] p. : ill.

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  • Luftfahrtforschung; Volume 18; Nos. 2-3; 52-56

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20000004246 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-1036
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20000004246
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63732

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  • December 1942

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Multhopp, H. Aerodynamics of the Fuselage, report, December 1942; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63732/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.