Aeroelastic Problems of Airplane Design

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The technical memorandum briefly summarizes the growth of interest in aeroelastic phenomena as aircraft speed increased and wing designs changed for faster aircraft. Different types of aircraft vibrations are then introduced, and the mathematical basis for the theory behind them is described. Special attention is given to static oscillations, wing flutter, and the flutter of skin panels. The last section of the memorandum deals with the prevention of flutter by design specifications.

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Kuessner, H. G. November 1956.

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The technical memorandum briefly summarizes the growth of interest in aeroelastic phenomena as aircraft speed increased and wing designs changed for faster aircraft. Different types of aircraft vibrations are then introduced, and the mathematical basis for the theory behind them is described. Special attention is given to static oscillations, wing flutter, and the flutter of skin panels. The last section of the memorandum deals with the prevention of flutter by design specifications.

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  • Zeitschrift fuer Flugwissenschaften 3 Jahrgang, Heft 1; 1-18

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20030064921 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-1402
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20030064921
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc63886

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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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  • November 1956

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Kuessner, H. G. Aeroelastic Problems of Airplane Design, report, November 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc63886/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.