On the Mutual Reaction of Wings and Body

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"At the suggestion of Professor Von Karman, I have made a few theoretical investigations of the mutual reaction of the wings and body of an airplane. There was assumed as the basis of my calculations, a strongly idealized body shape, namely, a cylinder extended to infinity at both ends and having its axis parallel to the direction of motion of the airplane. The results are to be regarded as rough approximations for a long airplane body and also for an airship with fins. In my calculations, I have considered only a monoplane in which the axis of the wing is ... continued below

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Lennertz, J. February 1927.

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"At the suggestion of Professor Von Karman, I have made a few theoretical investigations of the mutual reaction of the wings and body of an airplane. There was assumed as the basis of my calculations, a strongly idealized body shape, namely, a cylinder extended to infinity at both ends and having its axis parallel to the direction of motion of the airplane. The results are to be regarded as rough approximations for a long airplane body and also for an airship with fins. In my calculations, I have considered only a monoplane in which the axis of the wing is rectilinear" (p. 1).

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[10] p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20053
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090763 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TM-400
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090763
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65212

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Lennertz, J. On the Mutual Reaction of Wings and Body, report, February 1927; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65212/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.