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Mass & Velocity Effects Answers


1. Airfoil Data: Answers will vary.

Airspeed
Altitude
Angle
Thickness
Camber
Area
Lift
210 mph
10,000 ft.

  


  

  


  

  

2. Answers will vary.

TABLE 1

    

Lift
Air Density
Airspeed
Constant
1





2





3





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3. Use the equation L = constant x r x v2 to solve for the constant in Table 1.

 Answers will vary.

4. Using graph paper, plot the lift versus the air density.

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5. Did you expect this type of graph?

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6. If the graph is linear, calculate the slope of the line.

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7. Using graph paper, plot the lift versus the velocity.

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8. Did you expect this type of graph?

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9. If the graph is linear, calculate the slope of the line.

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10. Using graph paper, plot the lift versus the constant.

  Answers will vary.

11. What can you determine from this graph?

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Related Pages:
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Aerodynamics Index

 

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