Airfoil design by optimisation

Ramamoorthy, P and Padmavathi, K (1976) Airfoil design by optimisation. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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    A new method of finding the airfoil contour to support a given pressure distribution is given. this method differs with those of lighthill and thwaites. it consists in representing an airfoil contour by a class of functions called degner functions the coefficients of this expension are then obtained by the method of optimisation which minimises the cumulative error defined as the integral of the square of the difference between given and calculated pressures over the domain.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Airfoil
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Avionics & Aircraft Instrumentation
    Division/Department: Aerodynamics, Other
    Depositing User: Poornima Narayana
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:49

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