taper ratio

taper ratio

The ratio of the chord at the tip to the chord at the root of the wing.
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As wing design variables, three sweep angles, three taper ratio and two break positions are considered to generate wing model.
For the wing design variables, sweep angles, taper ratios and the break points are considered.
Three different taper ratios and three sweep angles are considered as planform design variables.
Single direction tapering is well suited for tapering fibers with small taper ratios of less than 50 percent.
allowing for unlimited taper ratios with very low insertion loss.