Effects of viscosity. Lifting line theory

9 Maio 2018, 13:00 José Alberto Caiado Falcão de Campos

The effects of viscosity. Pressure distribution and lift and drag characteristics. Experimental data. 

The lifting line theory of a wing of large aspect ratio. The vortex model. Induced velocity: the downwash. Induced and effective angle of attack. The 2D flow around wing sections. The integro-differential equation of Prandtl. Wing lift and induced drag.