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By Edward Lewis Houghton, Peter William Carpenter

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40~) With five unknowns and three equations it is impossible to determine completely all unknowns, and two must be left undetermined. These will be d and e. The variables whose indices are solved here represent the most important characteristic of the body (the diameter), the most important characteristic of the fluid (the density), and the speed. These variables are known as repeated variables because they appear in each dimensionless group formed. 41) Basic concepts and definitions 23 Then K pa2 2 and V/a is the Mach number, M , of the free stream.

To swing the nose to one side or the other of the flight direction. It is positive when it swings, or tends to swing, the nose to the right (starboard). 28 Aerodynamics for Engineering Students L Lift Cross-wind moment Fig. 8 The systems of force and moment components. The broad arrows represent forces used in elementary work; the line arrows, the system in control and stability studies. The moments are common to both systems The relation between these components is shown in Fig. 8. In each case the arrow shows the direction of the positive force or moment.

Curves (b) and (c) in Fig. 23 are for sections that have the same thickness distribution but that are cambered, (c) being more cambered than (b). e. to shift the whole lift curve somewhat to the left, with negligible change in the value of the lift-curve slope, or in the shape of the curve. This shift of the curve is measured by the incidence at which the lift coefficient is zero. This is the no-lift incidence, denoted by 00,and a typical value is -3". The same reduction occurs in a,. Thus a cambered section has the same value of C L as does its thickness distribution, but this occurs at a smaller incidence.

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