Accession Number:

ADA014088

Title:

High Lift Generation by the Use of Vortices.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Jan-Dec 74,

Corporate Author:

ROCHESTER APPLIED SCIENCE ASSOCIATES N Y

Report Date:

1975-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

96.0

Abstract:

A theoretical research program was conducted to investigate the feasibility of improving the aerodynamic lift and drag characteristics of a highly loaded lifting surface by creating a favorable wing vortex interaction with concentrated line vortices located adjacent to the wing. Beneficial wing vortex interactions are found to be responsible for improved aerodynamic performance of high lift devices such as strakes, canards, and leading edge snags. A simplified analytic model has been developed.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE