Supersonic Wave Drag of Sweptback Tapered Wings at Zero Lift

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"On the basis of a recently developed theory for sweptback wings at supersonic velocities, equations are derived for the wave drag of sweptback tapered wings with thin symmetrical double-wedge sections at zero lift. Calculations of section wave-drag distributions and wing wave drag are presented for families of tapered plan forms. Distributions of section wave drag along the span of tapered wings are, in general, very similar in shape to those of untapered plan forms" (p. 1).

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[48] p. : ill.

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Margolis, Kenneth October 6, 1947.

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"On the basis of a recently developed theory for sweptback wings at supersonic velocities, equations are derived for the wave drag of sweptback tapered wings with thin symmetrical double-wedge sections at zero lift. Calculations of section wave-drag distributions and wing wave drag are presented for families of tapered plan forms. Distributions of section wave drag along the span of tapered wings are, in general, very similar in shape to those of untapered plan forms" (p. 1).

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[48] p. : ill.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20050080700 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L7E23a
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20050080700
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64898

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  • October 6, 1947

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Margolis, Kenneth. Supersonic Wave Drag of Sweptback Tapered Wings at Zero Lift, report, October 6, 1947; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64898/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.