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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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Statementby Abraham Robinson and J.A.Laurmann.
SeriesCambridge aeronautical series -- 2
ContributionsLaurmann, J. A.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages569
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16430160M

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The book contains chapters on Review of Fluid Mechanics, Constant Density Inviscid Flow, Singular Pertubation Problems, Effects of Viscosity, Thin Wing Theory, Slender Body Theory, 3D Wings in Steady Subsonic Flow, 3D Thin Wings in Steady Supersonic Flow, Supersonic Drag, Use of Flow Reversal Theorems, Interference and Nonplanar Lifting Surface Cited by: Author: H. Glauert; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: Technology & Engineering Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» More than half a century has elapsed since the first edition of The Elements of Aerofoil and Airscrew Theory appeared in , a period in which massive advances have been made in the understanding and description of aerodynamic phenomena.   First published in as part of the Cambridge Aeronautical Series, this book addresses the vital science of wing theory. Robinson and Laurmann record the historic developments in wing theory, including the work of Joukowski and Bernoulli, and discuss developments in supersonic flow and unsteady aerofoil theory. Lorna Gladys Wing, OBE FRCPsych (7 October – 6 June ) was an English was a pioneer in the field of childhood developmental disorders who advanced understanding of autism worldwide, introduced the term Asperger syndrome in and was involved in founding the National Autistic Society (NAS) in the mater: University College Hospital .

The wings in compressible flow, such as transonic flow, subcritical flow, supersonic linearized theory, and other aspects of supersonic wings are discussed in this chapter. The analysis of this regime involves solving a set of nonlinear differential equations, a task that demands either advanced computational techniques or some form of approximation. Wing Theory (Princeton Legacy Library series) by Robert Thomas Jones. Originator of many of the theories used in modern wing design, Robert T. Jones surveys the aerodynamics of wings from the early theories of lift to modern theoretical developments.   The theory can be labeled the "Longer Path" theory, or the "Equal Transit Time" theory. The theory states that airfoils are shaped with the upper surface longer than the bottom. The air molecules (the little colored balls on the figure) have farther to travel over the top of .   This book discusses as well the wings of ordinary shapes, delta wings, yawed wings, polygonal wings, trapezoid wings, and arrow-head or swept-back wings. The final chapter deals with a delta wing with a central fusiform body. This book is a valuable resource for teachers, students, and specialists engaged in modern Edition: 1.