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|Title:||Optimal lifting surfaces, including end plates, ground effect & thickness / David William Fin Standingford.|
|Author:||Standingford, David William Fin|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Applied Mathematics|
|Abstract:||The task of calculating the aerodynamic load distribution on a thin three-dimensional lifting surface or wing of finite aspect ratio at small angle of attack presents difficulties for most numerical methods. The two-dimensional lifting-surface integral equation that must be solved is highly singular, and does not possess analytic solutions, even for simple plan-form geometries such as rectangles or ellipses.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, 1998|
|Description:||Bibliography: leaves 164-172.|
xii, 172 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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