rotor force

rotor force

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The resultant force imparted by a lifting rotor. It can be broken into lift, drag, and thrust—all of which are perpendicular to the disc.
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One such rotor forces each strand or film tail into the valley of its corrugated rotor, where a nip cutter ensures it does not wrap more than 180[degrees].