Warping of delta wings for minimum drag

Bera, Rajendra K (1974) Warping of delta wings for minimum drag. Journal of Aircraft, 11 (12). pp. 777-779. ISSN 0021-8669

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    Abstract

    A study was conducted of the possibility to use the results obtained by Bera (1974) in the design of wings of low drag. The case in which the wings are subjected to a given lift is investigated. The results of the study are presented in a number of graphs showing conical twist distributions, basic wing camber surfaces, optimum wing camber surfaces, and sample spanwise pressure distribution of basic and minimum drag shapes

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to AIAA
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Wings (aircraft);Drag (hindrance);Stress concentration;Camber;Optimization;Warpage; Aerodynamics; Delta wings;Aerodynamic drag;Aircraft design; Delta wings; Drag reduction;Mach cones;Wing camber;Lagrange multipliers; Lift;Optimization;Pressure distribution
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aerodynamics
    Division/Department: Aerodynamics
    Depositing User: Ms. Alphones Mary
    Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:42
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1515

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