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Finite Wing Theory

  • Mrinal KaushikEmail author
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Abstract

One of the most vital uses of potential flow theory was the analysis of lifting surfaces such as the wings of an aircraft, since the boundary conditions on a complicated geometry can substantially muddle the attempt to solve the problem by analytical means which, in turn, necessitates some simplifying assumptions to obtain the solution. In this chapter, these assumptions will be linked to the definition of the three-dimensional thin wing problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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