Theses and Dissertations
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An investigation of forced flexural torsional oscillations of a wing and the phenomenon of flutter
(California Institute of Technology, 1939)
In this thesis the tortional-flexural response of a two-dimensional airfoil to forced oscillations of various frequencies and at various airspeeds is investigated. The airfoil chosen has characteristics which are typical ...
The calculated flight path of the U.S.S. Macon.
(California Institute of Technology, 1936)
Thesse calculations are concerned with the path of the Macon after the loss of the upper fin and the deflation of tlie three after gas cells. Taking into account the actual flighht conditions, the question was raised ...