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Aerodynamic Theory of the Oscillating Wing of Finite Span

Biot, M. A. and Boehnlein, C. T. (1942) Aerodynamic Theory of the Oscillating Wing of Finite Span. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151130-134616434

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Abstract

The theory of the oscillating airfoil of infinite span with two-dimensional flow has been developed to a high degree of completeness (ref. 4, 7) In the present theory the oscillating airfoil of finite span is considered with the purpose of introducing the effect, of the trailing vortices and the three dimensional characters of the velocity field, on the aerodynamics forces. General formulae are established for the lift and moment on an elliptic airfoil oscillating in both translation and rotation and the numerical results are presented in tabular and graphical form.


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Additional Information:GALCIT Report No. 198. Report for Submittal to the Army Air Forces, Materiel Center Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio Report No. 5. Invitation No. (535) 42-16582 Contract No. W535 ao-27883 Restricted Project MX 152 Part of Item 2.
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