Turbulence in the Wake of a Thin Airfoil at Low Speeds

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From Summary: "Experiments have been made to determine the nature of turbulence in the wake of a two-dimensional airfoil at low speeds. The experiments were motivated by the need for data which can be used for analysis of the tail-buffeting problem in aircraft design. Turbulent intensity and power spectra of the velocity fluctuations were measured at a Reynolds number of 1.6 x 10(exp 5) for several angles of attack. Total-head measurements were also obtained in an attempt to relate steady and fluctuating wake properties."

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Campbell, George S. January 1957.

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From Summary: "Experiments have been made to determine the nature of turbulence in the wake of a two-dimensional airfoil at low speeds. The experiments were motivated by the need for data which can be used for analysis of the tail-buffeting problem in aircraft design. Turbulent intensity and power spectra of the velocity fluctuations were measured at a Reynolds number of 1.6 x 10(exp 5) for several angles of attack. Total-head measurements were also obtained in an attempt to relate steady and fluctuating wake properties."

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20040034247 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-1427
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20040034247
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64036

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Campbell, George S. Turbulence in the Wake of a Thin Airfoil at Low Speeds, report, January 1957; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64036/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.