aerodynamic lift


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aerodynamic lift

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik ′lift]
(fluid mechanics)
That component of the total aerodynamic force acting on a body perpendicular to the undisturbed airflow relative to the body. Also known as lift.
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Network relationships can propel scholars, provide aerodynamic lift, and enable scholarly tailgating.
The trade publication Aerospace Week suggested in an article published last week that P-791 is a hybrid aircraft like the proposed Walrus, combining both buoyant gases and aerodynamic lift.
The headlamp trim pieces function as guide frames to help cancel aerodynamic lift.
Such a configuration helps a feather resist twisting when it generates aerodynamic lift, says Chatterjee.
However, the new car required race-like engineering solutions- like engineering out the aerodynamic lift inherent in the original car's design ( for a car that clocks in at more than 205mph.
The takeoff flight is expected to occur at dawn to take advantage of the greater aerodynamic lift provided by cooler air, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center spokesman Alan Brown said.
Now you can enjoy the traditional game but be able to aim accurately as the Superdisc has an innovative spoiler rim design that achieves aerodynamic lift and gives you true forward flight, not left or right.
The software also is being used to model airflow across computer circuit boards, wind loads on and HVAC flow within buildings, wind load studies on offshore oil platforms, aerodynamic lift on highspeed disc drive heads, nuclear reactor cooling flow, and maritime hydrodynamics.
Black's concept was meant to illustrate the potential of a zero-emission aircraft that could fly anywhere on Earth - using extreme aerodynamic lift to reach altitudes where the air would offer less resistance and it could glide like a bird, reports the Daily Mail.
The vehicle's name was drawn from ``dynamic soaring,'' a principle whereby an object can achieve extremely high altitudes through a combination of rocket propulsion and aerodynamic lift.
These are a direct result of research to minimize aerodynamic lift and maximize aerodynamic balance front-to-rear at top speed.

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