Understanding Polars Without Math
A guide to getting the most
from polar diagrams
by Bill & Bunny (B2) Kuhlman, with Bill Kubiak
a mathless way to get the most from all of those squiggly lines!
Through a series of easy lessons, you learn methods of determining a
particular airfoil's maximum L/D, and other pieces of information
necessary to the design process, including the effects of aspect ratio
on performance. This book was written for those who have been "turned
off" by the mathematical symbols and formulae of textbooks. We promise
- NO MATH!
- The Lift Coefficient Curve
- The Pitching Moment Coefficient Curve
- The Drag Coefficient Curve
- The Lift to Drag Ratio and the Optimum Lift Coefficient
- Application of Section Characteristics to a Wing
- Putting It All Together
- Those Other Curves...
176 pages, illustrated. Printed or Downloadable PDF (650K) US$18.00
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