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Accession Number N20120013091
Title Design of a Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Airfoil for Business-Jet Applications.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 68p
Personal Author D. M. Somers
Abstract A 14-percent-thick, slotted, natural-laminar-flow airfoil, the S204, for light business-jet applications has been designed and analyzed theoretically. The two primary objectives of high maximum lift, relatively insensitive to roughness, and low profile drag have been achieved. The drag-divergence Mach number is predicted to be greater than 0.70.
Keywords Aerodynamics
Airfoils
Divergence
Drag
Laminar flow
Lift
Mach number
Surface roughness


 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 51A - Aerodynamics
51C - Aircraft
85A - Air Transportation
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number NNL04AD45P

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