An experimental investigation of the oscillations of an airfoil near a sharp velocity gradient
Walker, Donald P.
Hudson, D. E.
Sechler, E. E.
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The purpose of this study was to make an experimental investigation of the effect of a sharp velocity gradient on the oscillations of an airfoil. This information is pertinent to the formulation of theories for predicting tail buffeting. The test equipment was designed to provide conditions corresponding as closely as possible to those based on the assumptions of Lo in his theoretical study of an oscillating airfoil in parallel streams separated by an interface.
This thesis document was issued under the authority of another institution, not NPS. At the time it was written, a copy was added to the NPS Library collection for reasons not now known. It has been included in the digital archive for its historical value to NPS. Not believed to be a CIVINS (Civilian Institutions) title.
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