Magnus moment

Magnus moment

[′mäg·nəs ‚mō·mənt]
(fluid mechanics)
A torque associated with the Magnus effect, such as moments about the pitch and yaw axes of a missile or aircraft due to rotation about the roll axis.
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[C.sub.np[alpha]]: Magnus moment coefficient derivative
Note that the terms L, M, and N are the sum of steady aerodynamic, unsteady aerodynamic, and Magnus moments resolved in the body-fixed reference frame.