Linearized solution for heat addition at the surface of a supersonic airfoil.

by Carl Gazley


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A presentation of a simple linearized solution for the aerodynamic characteristics of a supersonic airfoil with surface heat addition. These characteristics are applicable to slender airfoils at moderate supersonic Mach numbers and moderate rates of heat addition. Heat addition on the lower surface of the airfoil results in increased lift and /or decreased drag.

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