Accession Number : AD0604630

Title :   A SIMPLIFIED EXPRESSION FOR THE DIHEDRAL EFFECT OF A FLEXIBLE WING,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rodden,W. P.

Report Date : 18 JAN 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : By making two reasonable approximations a variation of sideslip rolling moment coefficient with load factor was obtained for an airplane. The first approximation is to replace the wing normal load factor by the airplane normal load factor; the second is to assume the wing deflection mode to be parabolic.

Descriptors :   (*WINGS, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES), (*ROLL, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), AERODYNAMIC LOADING, DIHEDRAL ANGLE, ANGLE OF ATTACK, MOMENTS, WIND TUNNELS, MODEL TESTS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE