The characteristics of 78 related airfoil sections from tests in the variable-density wind tunnel

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An investigation of a large group of related airfoils was made in the NACA variable-density wind tunnel at a large value of the Reynolds number. The tests were made to provide data that may be directly employed for a rational choice of the most suitable airfoil section for a given application. The variation of the aerodynamic characteristics with variations in thickness and mean-line form were systematically studied. (author).

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Jacobs, Eastman N.; Ward, Kenneth E. & Pinkerton, Robert M. January 1, 1933.

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An investigation of a large group of related airfoils was made in the NACA variable-density wind tunnel at a large value of the Reynolds number. The tests were made to provide data that may be directly employed for a rational choice of the most suitable airfoil section for a given application. The variation of the aerodynamic characteristics with variations in thickness and mean-line form were systematically studied. (author).

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  • Report No.: NACA-TR-460
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Jacobs, Eastman N.; Ward, Kenneth E. & Pinkerton, Robert M. The characteristics of 78 related airfoil sections from tests in the variable-density wind tunnel, report, January 1, 1933; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65698/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.