airfoil shape

airfoil shape

[′er‚fȯil ‚shāp]
(aerospace engineering)
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Its airfoil shape forces the wind to travel faster beneath the facility and scour out built-up snow.
b) Filament winding process for the production of one-part blades, when the airfoil shape permits the use of this process.
It flattens its body into an airfoil shape and undulates, rippling like the letter S.
Think of Renzo Piano's beautiful Kansai airport, the same interesting airfoil shape extruded for a whole mile, until it is boredom squared.
The replica will have a different wing airfoil shape and changes to the canard and rudder.
To keep the weight down, the fan's 10 blades are hollow-core aluminum extrusions, roughly 12 pounds apiece, drawn in an airfoil shape.
And the stylish windshield wiper covers have been maintaining their appearance and airfoil shape despite environmental extremes.
Williams created a computer program to analyze the various characteristics of kite flight, including cable weight, cable strength, drag and airfoil shape.
The hallmark of the Next-Generation 737 spoilers is a new airfoil shape that reduces drag and increases fuel efficiency.
The airfoil shapes shown in figure and the coordinates are contained in tables 11, III, and IV.
It is best suited to parts with moderate curvature, such as airfoil shapes and auto roofs, hoods, and floor pans.