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The impact on seaplane floats during landing

von Kármán, Th. (1929) The impact on seaplane floats during landing. National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics , Washington, DC.

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In order to make a stress analysis of seaplane floats, and especially of the members connecting the floats with the fuselage, it is of great importance to determine the maximum pressure acting on the floats during landing. Here, the author gives a formula for maximum pressures during landing that permits one to apply experimental results to different bodies and different velocities. The author notes that the formula checks very well with experimental results.

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