airfoil shape

airfoil shape

[′er‚fȯil ‚shāp]
(aerospace engineering)
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Changes in velocity of the arrow or other effects such as wind will have a greater effect on any other airfoil shape, whether it is fixed-blade or mechanical.
The airfoils below them consist of 24 airfoils with a symmetrical NACA0012 airfoil shape and chord length is 300mm.
The rear center high-mounted stoplight becomes an architecture element piercing the rear glass and then flowing down to help form the structure for the metal airfoil shape of the rear headrests.
Three cases are provided: a scramjet, a photovoltaic solar cell, and a method for airfoil shape optimization.
Its refined airfoil shape results in less drag to yield greater circulation and employee comfort.
Form the folded sheet of paper into an airfoil shape by simply adjusting the trailing edge slightly (the author suggests 1/8" to start) and then taping the seam carefully so that it will hold the airfoil shape.
Its airfoil shape forces the wind to travel faster beneath the facility and scour out built-up snow.
b) Filament winding process for the production of one-part blades, when the airfoil shape permits the use of this process.
It flattens its body into an airfoil shape and undulates, rippling like the letter S.
Think of Renzo Piano's beautiful Kansai airport, the same interesting airfoil shape extruded for a whole mile, until it is boredom squared.
The replica will have a different wing airfoil shape and changes to the canard and rudder.