Pressure distribution over a symmetrical airfoil section with trailing edge flap

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"Measurements were made to determine the distribution of pressure over one section of an R. A. F. 30 (symmetrical) airfoil with trailing edge flaps. In order to study the effect of scale measurements were made with air densities of approximately 1 and 20 atmospheres. Isometric diagrams of pressure distribution are given to show the effect of change in incidence, flap displacement, and scale upon the distribution. Plots of normal force coefficient versus angle of attack for different flap displacements are given to show the effect of a displaced flap" (p. 589).

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587 - 609 p. : ill.

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Jacobs, Eastman N. & Pinkerton, Robert M. April 2, 1930.

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  • Main Title: Pressure distribution over a symmetrical airfoil section with trailing edge flap
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"Measurements were made to determine the distribution of pressure over one section of an R. A. F. 30 (symmetrical) airfoil with trailing edge flaps. In order to study the effect of scale measurements were made with air densities of approximately 1 and 20 atmospheres. Isometric diagrams of pressure distribution are given to show the effect of change in incidence, flap displacement, and scale upon the distribution. Plots of normal force coefficient versus angle of attack for different flap displacements are given to show the effect of a displaced flap" (p. 589).

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587 - 609 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R20721
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091431 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-360
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091431
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66015

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  • April 2, 1930

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Jacobs, Eastman N. & Pinkerton, Robert M. Pressure distribution over a symmetrical airfoil section with trailing edge flap, report, April 2, 1930; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66015/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.