Summary of Airfoil Data Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Summary of Airfoil Data
  • Series Title NACA Technical Reports

Creator

  • Author: Abbott, Ira H
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Von Doenhoff, Albert E
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Stivers, Louis, Jr
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Originator: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Langley Aeronautical Lab

Date

  • Creation: 1945-01-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The historical development of NACA airfoils is briefly reviewed. New data are presented that permit the rapid calculation of the approximate pressure distributions for the older NACA four-digit and five-digit airfoils by the same methods used for the NACA 6-series airfoils. The general methods used to derive the basic thickness forms for NACA 6 and 7-series airfoils together with their corresponding pressure distributions are presented. Detail data necessary for the application of the airfoils to wing design are presented in supplementary figures placed at the end of the paper. The report includes an analysis of the lift, drag, pitching-moment, and critical-speed characteristics of the airfoils, together with a discussion of the effects of surface conditions. Available data on high-lift devices are presented. Problems associated with lateral-control devices, leading-edge air intakes, and interference are briefly discussed, together with aerodynamic problems of application. (author).

Collection

  • Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
    Code: NACA
  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd
  • Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • 93R20266
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930090976
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-824
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930090976
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65534