Accession Number : AD0265167

Title :   DECAY-DAMPING RELATIONSHIPS FOR HIGHLY COUPLED SYSTEMS WITH MANY DEGREES OF FREEDOM

Corporate Author : GIANNINI CONTROLS CORP DUARTE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : FONDA,A.G.

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A mathematical study is made of the decaydamping relationships in aerodynamic theory. Basic concepts of aeroelasticity are developed with respect to air speed, flutter, and modal displacement under supersonic conditions. Limited application is made of the first-order piston theory.

Descriptors :   *AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, *DAMPING, *STRUCTURES, AIRSPEED, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, EQUATIONS, FLUTTER, FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), MOTION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, PISTONS, POLYNOMIALS, SUPERSONIC FLOW, THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE