aerodynamic chord

aerodynamic chord

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik ′kȯrd]
(aerospace engineering)
A straight line intersecting or touching an airfoil profile at two points; specifically, that part of such a line between two points of intersection.
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Thus using equation (2) we determined the aerodynamic chord length of the vertical axis wind turbine blades.
Installation is straightforward as long as the probe is installed outside of the propeller arc, in undisturbed air and placed between 10 to 90 percent of the wing's main aerodynamic chord.
With the airplane leveled as per installation instructions, the installer can calibrate the adjustable leading-edge transducer to optimum placement in relation to the wing mean aerodynamic chord.