aerofoil


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aerofoil

(US and Canadian), airfoil
a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade

aerofoil

[′e·rō‚fȯil]
(aerospace engineering)
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For each aerofoil profile, the lift force increases with the angle of incidence, but only up to a point: beyond this, the lift force suddenly drops, as the air flow stalls, separating from the upper surface of the wing shape.
Ryder Europe worked with Carrier Transicold in the development and trials of the cab roof aerofoil.
In this paper, a methodology was developed for the aerodynamic optimisation of the wing aerofoil sections and planform using a MOEA.
The results suggest that the initial tears over major tooling modifications due to annulus and aerofoil shape variations were unfounded.
The aerofoils opportunity with Rolls-Royce has developed over the last five years, following Rolls-Royce's strategic decision to invest in a multi-million pound blade facility at Inchinnan in Scotland.
It provides a method to obtain the increment in pitching moment coefficient at zero angle of attack due to the deployment of trailing-edge singe-slotted flaps on wings or aerofoils.
Yet the sleek, aerofoil profile of its roof clearly identifies it as a modern intervention.
The old slate and lead roof has been removed and replaced by a new aerofoil structure which forms a delicate yet expressive lid to the monolithic building below.
Peering through a perforated metal gate along the pavement, you see only a small forecourt of white stones, a wooden deck and aerofoil louvres shading a wall, as delicate as a Shoji screen, of white plaster and opaque glass.
The external sunshades running around the building at two levels, consist of curved and faceted aluminium aerofoil nosings mounted on a suspended substructure.
Detailing such as the aerofoil profiles of aluminium window mullions, aluminium core cladding panels and cast fixings are shaped to reduce the likelihood of radar interference.