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Preliminary investigation of the effect of a rotating cylinder in a wing

Description: Into the leading edge of a wing with arbitrary cross-section, there is introduced a cylinder, which can be rotated by an electric motor by means of a cord. Observations were made in the wind tunnel on how the lift at different wind velocities was affected by rotating this cylinder.
Date: March 1925
Creator: Wolff, E. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calculation of Wing Spars of Variable Cross-Section and Linear Load

Description: "The calculation of wing spars of constant cross-section and load has been thoroughly treated by a large number of authors. Such is not the case,however, regarding the calculation of wing spars whose section and linear load diminish toward the ends, as in wings of trapezoidal contour and decreasing section" (p. 1).
Date: March 1925
Creator: Kirste, Léon
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Note on the Air Forces on a Wing Caused by Pitching.

Description: Report containing information on the air forces on a wing produced by its pitching at a finite rate of angular velocity. The condition of smooth flow at the region of the trailing edge is maintained. The wing then experiences the same lift as if moving with the momentary velocity of the rear edge.
Date: March 1925
Creator: Munk, Max M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Velocity Distribution Caused by an Airplane at the Points of a Vertical Plane Containing the Span

Description: "A formula for the computation of the vertical velocity component on all sides of an airplane is deduced and discussed. The formation is of value for the interpretation of such free flight tests where two airplanes fly alongside each other to facilitate observation" (p. 1).
Date: March 1925
Creator: Munk, Max M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department