Wing Design

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    #1 GregP, Mar 19, 2015
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    Some folks in here have asked several times about wing design.

    Attached is a chapter on wing design so you can read it and get your feet wet. It isn't exactly the last word on the subject, but is a pretty good starting place for budding wing designers.

    No paricular reason, just interesting, at least to me.

    Enjoy.

    I have Hoerner's lift and drag files, but they are 66 and 35 Mb respectively, so I can't load them. If anyone really wants a copy, PM me and we can work it out. I can't email it but can send a CD/DVD if you will work it out with me.
     

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    That is excellent, thanks!
     
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    Interesting, I can now see the obvious flaws in the F-35 lol


    seriously Greg it was a good read, thanks.
     
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    Interesting read. The rest of the chapters sound intriguing too. Are they available anywhere?
     
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    I think so. I found this one by Googling "Wing Design pdf" and I daresay you could google the book title with the pdf add-on and find it.

    Actually, I have a lot of great pdf's but never really thought of starting a thread dedicated to aviation-related pdf files until now. When I get done with this next class I'm teaching, I'll start that thread. Maybe a few samples now.
     
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    Thanks, I found it. It's one of a several extracts from "Aircraft Design: A Systems Engineering Approach" by Mohammed Sadraey at Daniel Webster College. The book itself is a couple of hundred dollars, but there are enough extracts at Daniel Webster College - Mohammad Sadraey to be useful. The available chapters cover:

    - Conceptual design
    - Preliminary design
    - Wing
    - Tail
    - Landing gear
    - Control surfaces (separately ailerons, elevators, rudder, spoilers)

    There's also an interesting chapter on drag and drag coefficients from another book "Aircraft Performance Analysis".
     
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    Thanks for that. I was onlt thinking of giving some folks who had asked about wings in some threads a place to start, but looking at the rest of the text that is available will be fun.
     
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    Thanks! Again ...
     
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    Is there a place on this forum to upload such files?
     
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    I haven't located it if there is.
     
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    Again, thank you!
     
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    Interesting. What's covered in that paper is essentially what aircraft maintenance engineers are taught as part of their exam syllabi. Take a look here at the FAA website for pdfs on Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe book.

    AC 65-15A - [Large AC] Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Airframe Handbook – Document Information

    Here's the Powerplant book.

    AC 65-12A - [Large AC] Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Powerplant Handbook – Document Information

    Here's the Jeppesen airframe book.

    Product Information | A&P Technician Airframe e-book - JeppDirect

    The Jeppesen General text book.

    Product Information | A&P Technician General e-book - JeppDirect

    These aren't pdfs though, sorry.
     
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