Mechanism of flutter: A theoretical and experimental investigation of the flutter problem

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From Summary: "The results of the basic flutter theory originally devised in 1934 and published as NACA Technical Report no. 496 are presented in a simpler and more complete form convenient for further studies. The paper attempts to facilitate the judgement of flutter problems by a systematic survey of the theoretical effects of the various parameters. A large number of experiments were conducted on cantilever wings, with and without ailerons, in the NACA high-speed wind tunnel for the purpose of verifying the theory and to study its adaptability to three-dimensional problems."

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Theodorsen, Theodore & Garrick, I. E. September 22, 1938.

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  • Main Title: Mechanism of flutter: A theoretical and experimental investigation of the flutter problem
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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From Summary: "The results of the basic flutter theory originally devised in 1934 and published as NACA Technical Report no. 496 are presented in a simpler and more complete form convenient for further studies. The paper attempts to facilitate the judgement of flutter problems by a systematic survey of the theoretical effects of the various parameters. A large number of experiments were conducted on cantilever wings, with and without ailerons, in the NACA high-speed wind tunnel for the purpose of verifying the theory and to study its adaptability to three-dimensional problems."

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47 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R21052
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091762 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-685
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091762
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc66345

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  • September 22, 1938

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Theodorsen, Theodore & Garrick, I. E. Mechanism of flutter: A theoretical and experimental investigation of the flutter problem, report, September 22, 1938; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66345/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.