On the wave drag integral for slender bodies

Bera, Rajendra K (1975) On the wave drag integral for slender bodies. Journal of Aircraft, 12 (11). pp. 908-910. ISSN 0021-8669

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A method reported by Eminton (1963) is currently widely used in an evaluation of the transonic wave drag integral derived from linear theory. A description of an alternative approach utilizing Filon's quadrature rule is presented, taking into consideration the wave drag integral for a sufficiently slender body at zero incidence. Numerical results obtained in an application of the new approach are compared with data computed with the Eminton method and with a collocation method.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Numerical integration;Slender bodies;Transonic flow;Wave drag;Collocation;Computer techniques;Error analysis; Quadratures
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:24
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3880

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